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Google's Gemini 1.5 AI suffers from overzealous wokeness in image generation

Google's new AI called Gemini 1.5 has caused a mixed reaction among users due to restrictions many call wokeness gone too far. Users complain that Gemini refuses to generate certain images, for example depicting white...
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Study: AI chatbots tend to choose nuclear strikes in wargames

According to the results of combat simulations, OpenAI's most powerful artificial intelligence has repeatedly made decisions about nuclear strikes. In explaining aggressive actions, the AI used phrases like "We have it! Let’s use it!" and...
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Microsoft hires former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman

Microsoft has made a significant move by hiring former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman. This announcement follows Altman's dismissal from OpenAI last Friday, after the board expressed a lack of trust in...
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tldraw Introduces Make It Real to transform sketches into web applications

This week marked a significant milestone in the tech community with the unveiling of "Make It Real," an AI prototype tool implemented in the collaborative whiteboard app tldraw. This feature, leveraging OpenAI's GPT-4V API, transforms...
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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman dismissed for alleged dishonesty with board

Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO of OpenAI, the company behind the popular ChatGPT, has been dismissed following allegations of dishonesty in his communications with the company's board of directors. OpenAI, in a statement released on...
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Microsoft announced self-designed Maia and Cobalt chips for AI

Microsoft recently announced its intention to use its own chips to power Azure, Copilot, and ChatGPT, signaling the dawn of what could be termed the "chip wars" era in Artificial Intelligence (AI). This move, revealed...
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OpenAI temporarily halts ChatGPT Plus registrations amid high demand

OpenAI has temporarily paused new user registrations for its premium ChatGPT Plus service, following a surge in demand exceeding its current capabilities. This announcement from CEO Sam Altman comes in the wake of the company's...
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NVIDIA announced next-gen AI supercomputer chips, potentially pivotal for deep learning breakthroughs

NVIDIA is gearing up for the 2024 release of its next-generation AI supercomputer chips, anticipated to significantly impact deep learning and large language models (LLMs) like OpenAI's GPT-4. The centerpiece of this launch is the...
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Take-Two CEO: AI to ease game development but don’t expect price drops

As game development costs rise annually, Rockstar Games parent company is exploring generative AI technology as a potential development catalyst, especially for large-scale games like GTA 6. During a recent investor call, Take-Two Interactive CEO...
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China develops experimental AI chip surpassing Nvidia A100 by 3000 times, but its application is limited

Chinese scientists have developed a chip that significantly outperforms existing high-performance artificial intelligence chips in tasks like image recognition and autonomous driving, as per a recent study. Although the new chip can't replace typical processors...
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Developer creates Angry Birds clone in one day using only AI

Javi Lopez, an AI enthusiast known for his previous experiments with GPT-4 generating Doom/Wolfenstein-style game maps, has recently unveiled a novel project showcasing the capabilities of artificial intelligence in game development. His new game —...
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Scarlett Johansson sues AI App over likeness misuse

Scarlett Johansson has taken legal action against an AI app developer who used her likeness without permission. The app, named Lisa AI: 90s Yearbook & Avatar, showcased a 22-second ad on X/Twitter, opening with an...
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Ubisoft faces backlash for AI-generated Assassin's Creed art

In celebration of Halloween, Ubisoft Netherlands revealed an Assassin's Creed artwork crafted using artificial intelligence (AI). However, those behind the image generation didn't make an effort to correct glaring errors. Social media users started to...
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US announces the creation of AI Safety Institute to enhance consumer protection and guide AI policy

Following a new directive from President Joe Biden regarding the reallocation of federal government tasks in AI development, Vice President Kamala Harris, while at the Global Summit on AI Safety in the UK, unveiled a...
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The Finals uses AI for voiceovers — actors unhappy

On October 26, Embark Studios launched the open beta of The Finals, drawing attention not just for its gameplay but notably for its AI-driven character voiceovers. The innovation, however, stirred controversy especially among voice actors....
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Leica unveils $9,500 M11-P camera with AI-proof digital authenticity features

Leica, one of the oldest and most respected companies manufacturing photographic equipment worldwide, has unveiled a new camera priced at $9,500. One of the key features of this model, dubbed M11-P, is its ability to...
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Amazon's new tool uses AI to generate virtual backgrounds for product images

Amazon has introduced a beta feature for advertisers, enabling the creation of AI-generated image backgrounds for product displays. According to Colleen Aubrey, Senior Vice President of Amazon Ads Products and Technology, this feature serves as...
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Bill Gates skeptical about GPT-5 surpassing GPT-4 significantly

The buzz around generative artificial intelligence (AI) has been intensifying, largely due to the swift advancements in the technology within a brief period. However, the question arises: will this momentum persist? In a discussion with...
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Deep Geometrized Cartoon Line Inbetweening: A New Approach to Anime Frame Interpolation

In the field of anime production, a significant yet understudied challenge has been the inbetweening of cartoon line drawings. Inbetweening, the process of generating intermediate frames between two black-and-white line drawings, is a labor-intensive and...
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AI-induced fake news a threat to human knowledge, caution news publishers

The increasing wave of artificial intelligence (AI)-generated fake news is a growing concern among news publishers, who believe it's tainting the reservoir of human knowledge. The News Media Association (NMA), a representative of notable titles...