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 Essex University's AI brain study brings 'hope' to childhood trauma survivors.

Essex University's AI brain study brings 'hope' to childhood trauma survivors.

2024-05-03 BBC
Artificial intelligence has proven itself time and time again to be crucial within the medical sector, demonstrating how important it is to understand how best to utilise a resource of this calibre. Recently, this technology allowed researchers at the University of Essex to re-examine hundreds of brain scans of childh...
 Instagram Advertises Nonconsensual AI Nude Apps.

Instagram Advertises Nonconsensual AI Nude Apps.

2024-05-02 404 Media
Any Internet user will have had, at some point, the impression that the dangers of the world wide web were hidden in the darkest recesses of the net, and that all you had to do to avoid running into them was to stay on the beaten path - when it comes to artificial intelligence, unfortunately, the situation is not so si...
 The Dystopian Future of TV Is AI-Generated Garbage.

The Dystopian Future of TV Is AI-Generated Garbage.

2024-05-01 404 Media
'Next Stop Paris' is the next TV project of the world's second-largest TV company TCL, and it looks like a rather questionable-looking romantic comedy. From what was announced last Friday with the release of the trailer, the work will be entirely produced by means of artificially generated content - which is why the pr...
 Families who sued social media companies years ago are taking matters into their own hands.

Families who sued social media companies years ago are taking matters into their own hands.

2024-04-30 CNN
If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK. The Helpline offers a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline UKon0800 689 5652 (6pm to midnight every day). The enormou...
 Investors are growing increasingly wary of AI.

Investors are growing increasingly wary of AI.

2024-04-29 Techcrunch
The artificial intelligence environment has been seen over and over again as a way to make easy money, specifically for those who already possess substantial amounts of cash. Whether it is the implementation of this technology to replace human operators or the massive amount of investment it has seen during its rise, A...
 Is Google's AI Actually Discovering 'Millions of New Materials?'

Is Google's AI Actually Discovering 'Millions of New Materials?'

2024-04-26 404 Media
During the month of November 2023, the artificial intelligence GNoME was the protagonist of a research within the world of Deep Learning - the result of this analysis led to the publication of a white paper concerning the millions of new materials that the AI claimed to have supposedly discovered - all managed by Googl...
 OpenAI Training Bot Crawls 'World's Lamest Content Farm' 3 Million Times in One Day.

OpenAI Training Bot Crawls 'World's Lamest Content Farm' 3 Million Times in One Day.

2024-04-25 404 Media
OpenAI's spider seems to have got stuck in a web that is too big for its capabilities. The artificial intelligence giant seems, in fact, to have a crawler whose programming has recently been found to be inefficient. John Levine, besides being the author of 'The Internet for Dummies', is also the owner of web.sp.am/., ...
 TechScape: Could AI-generated content be dangerous for our health?

TechScape: Could AI-generated content be dangerous for our health?

2024-04-24 The Guardian
The impact that artificial intelligence has on those who use it on a daily basis is fundamentally unquestionable: whether it be emotional influences dictated by the misuse of ipperrealistic deepfakes or difficulties in maintaining attention as a result of the profound change in online content, it can now be said that t...
 New bill would force AI companies to reveal use of copyrighted art.

New bill would force AI companies to reveal use of copyrighted art.

2024-04-23 The Guardian
As is evident from the incessant news reports on a daily basis, major companies in the artificial intelligence sector disproportionately use any kind of photograph, work or image that can be found on the Internet to train their AI systems. This means that huge amounts of copyright-protected content is included within t...
 OpenAI opens Tokyo hub, adds GPT-4 model optimized for Japanese.

OpenAI opens Tokyo hub, adds GPT-4 model optimized for Japanese.

2024-04-22 Techcrunch
The beginning of the week marked OpenAI's arrival in Japan with the recent opening of a new office in Tokyo. To expand their business within Japanese land,a GPT-4 model specifically optimised for the Japanese language was announced. For the first time since the release of the artificial intelligence in question, OpenA...
Rent your idle GPU to generate pornographic AI content

Rent your idle GPU to generate pornographic AI content

2024-04-19 404 Media
Why lend your computing power to scientific projects such as SETI or other initiatives, when you can 'sell' your unused GPU for the creation of AI-generated pornographic content and potentially violate someone's privacy or commit acts of violence? After the hype around virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies, here is ...
 The first Apple-approved emulator for the iPhone has arrived... and been pulled.

The first Apple-approved emulator for the iPhone has arrived... and been pulled.

2024-04-18 The Verge
Recently, the App Store has allowed the presence of applications intended to function as emulators for the system used by Apple's product line. iGBA, the first Game Boy Advance system emulator available for the iPhone, was released recently. Its presence in the App Store, however, did not last long. Shortly after its ...
 Teachers are using AI to grade essays. But some experts are raising ethical concerns.

Teachers are using AI to grade essays. But some experts are raising ethical concerns.

2024-04-17 CNN
During the first few months of the spread of artificial intelligence, the worrying possibility of its misuse by young students was repeatedly rumoured - more than a year after its rise, this technology seems to have become the hero of anyone acting in an academic capacity, whether student or teacher. A professor of st...
 US farms are making an urgent push into AI. It could help feed the world.

US farms are making an urgent push into AI. It could help feed the world.

2024-04-16 BBC
Not all artificial intelligence comes to harm, as already seen in the past. Used carefully and judiciously, this technology proves to be of fundamental importance for the development of various sectors: whether scientific, medical or agricultural. In fact, many US farms have recently started to push towards the use of ...
 Samsung-Backed AI Image Generator Produces Nonconsensual Porn.

Samsung-Backed AI Image Generator Produces Nonconsensual Porn.

2024-04-15 404 Media
Leonardo AI, one of the most widely used artificial intelligences in the Internet world, has recently come under the spotlight thanks to a successful fundraising effort, reaching the impressive sum of 31 million dollars. Another reason for the sudden attention towards this image generator lies behind the ease it offers...
 Insomniac: Spider-Man 2 PlayStation studio victim of huge hack.

Insomniac: Spider-Man 2 PlayStation studio victim of huge hack.

2024-04-13 BBC
The 20th of October 2023 saw the release of the long-awaited 'Spider-Man 2', the recent piece de resistance from Insomniac Games, a video game development company that rose to fame thanks to titles such as 'Spyro' and 'Ratchet & Clank'. The game of the friendly neighbourhood spider has enjoyed considerable success from...