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What is the ChatGPT bot wowing academics and tech CEOs with its writing skills?
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What is the ChatGPT bot wowing academics and tech CEOs with its writing skills?

More than one million users have tried to make the ChatGPT bot talk since its 30 November launch. Here’s everything you need to know about the tool from the Elon Musk-founded company Open AI which mimics human conversation

Cyborgs v ‘holdout humans’: What our species will look like if we survive a million years
World

Cyborgs v ‘holdout humans’: What our species will look like if we survive a million years

After a million years, man may become extinct, split into several species, or evolve. Future technologies such as human enhancement, brain emulation, and artificial intelligence (AI) may result in technological forms of new species that have not previously been observed in biology

Technology no longer agnostic, has strong political connotation: EAM Jaishankar
India

Technology no longer agnostic, has strong political connotation: EAM Jaishankar

'The rise of India is deeply linked to the rise of Indian technology. It could be semiconductors, it could be 5G, artificial intelligence, commercial space launches,' he said

Meta's AI demo pulled offline after testers used it to write racist and inaccurate scientific literature 
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Meta's AI demo pulled offline after testers used it to write racist and inaccurate scientific literature 

Users testing Meta's Galactica were able to generate false, inaccurate and racist scientific literature using basic prompts. Meta was forced to pull the service down to work on it.

A new lease of life: Swedish ML engineer develops AI tool to colourise black-and-white photos automatically
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A new lease of life: Swedish ML engineer develops AI tool to colourise black-and-white photos automatically

The AI tool is a great way for photography enthusiasts to play around with it. The AI tool uses two models to work on the image. The first is used to create a text-based cue of the image, while the other model takes both the image and the text and then colours the image.

Elon Musk or Enola Musk? Someone used AI to generate gender-swapped images of celebs, and they are hilarious
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Elon Musk or Enola Musk? Someone used AI to generate gender-swapped images of celebs, and they are hilarious

Ever wondered what a female Tom Cruise, or a male Jennifer Aniston would look like? A Reddit user used an AI-based image generator to create gender-swapped images of some famous celebrities.

How a tech company used AI to have a fake Joe Rogan interview a fake Steve Job for a podcast
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How a tech company used AI to have a fake Joe Rogan interview a fake Steve Job for a podcast

A Dubai-based tech company used AI to generate a fake model of Joe Rogan from his available videos and podcasts and had it interview a fake model of Steve Jobs, made based on his old interviews and videos.

Google announces new AI-based text-to-video generator called Imagen is here
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Google announces new AI-based text-to-video generator called Imagen is here

Google's text to video generator is still in its development phase, but by the time it reaches a publicly releasable state, it will be capable of producing 1280×768 videos at 24 frames per second from a basic written prompt.

Back To The Future: Turkey photographer uses AI to resurrect celebrities who died young
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Back To The Future: Turkey photographer uses AI to resurrect celebrities who died young

Ever wondered what Bruce Lee or Heath Ledger would look like today, if they hadn’t passed away at an incredibly young age? Thanks to an Istanbul-based photographer who used an AI bot and created realistic photos of some of our most favourite celebrities, we have an idea.

AI global market revenue registers a growth of 20.7% in 2021; AI Software captures largest share
Business

AI global market revenue registers a growth of 20.7% in 2021; AI Software captures largest share

The details obtained by IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Tracker provided the revenues for the entire AI market including software, hardware, and services for both AI-centric and AI non-centric applications.

How FMCG brands leveraging data for targeting in a cookie-less world
Business

How FMCG brands leveraging data for targeting in a cookie-less world

To truly capture the customer’s attention, brands need to understand they cannot proceed with a one-size-fits-all, mass-blast strategies

4 ways AI can improve human customer experience
Business

4 ways AI can improve human customer experience

AI has been proven to change dynamically the way customer experience is perceived

When policy wonks and lawmakers are at loggerheads, technology may come to our rescue. Here’s how
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When policy wonks and lawmakers are at loggerheads, technology may come to our rescue. Here’s how

Climate change, reproductive freedoms, school safety, random gun violence, and other conundrums cry for technologically innovative solutions

Artificial Intelligence is getting good: Why you need to pay attention
World

Artificial Intelligence is getting good: Why you need to pay attention

Only a few years ago, AI chatbots struggled even with rudimentary conversations — to say nothing of more difficult language-based tasks. But now, large language models like OpenAI’s GPT-3 are being used to write screenplays, compose marketing emails and develop video games

What are swarm drones that are being inducted into mechanised forces of Indian Army?
India

What are swarm drones that are being inducted into mechanised forces of Indian Army?

Swarm Drone System consists of a number of aerial vehicles which are Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled and capable of communicating with the control station as well as among themselves

Indian Army deploys AI-based watch on borders; social media, suspicious vehicles under scanner
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Indian Army deploys AI-based watch on borders; social media, suspicious vehicles under scanner

Artificial Intelligence is capable of providing considerable asymmetry during military operations. AI applications can be utilised for surveillance and detection, real-time social media monitoring, pattern recognition and prediction of adversary courses of action, etc

How AI and Machine Learning are bringing price transparency to the Indian Real Estate sector
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How AI and Machine Learning are bringing price transparency to the Indian Real Estate sector

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are shaping up to be the most practical tools in real estate for property valuation, trend analysis, and price forecasting. We see how both of these technologies are creating a major paradigm shift in the industry.

Smartphone penetration empowers farmers with a splash of technology
India

Smartphone penetration empowers farmers with a splash of technology

Until 2003, 60 per cent of the Indian farmers complained about having no access to information or modern technology, leading to unforeseen losses

Chinese researchers claim to have made AI systems that can ‘read minds,’ could be used to test loyalty to CCP
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Chinese researchers claim to have made AI systems that can ‘read minds,’ could be used to test loyalty to CCP

A group of Chinese researchers claim that they have developed AI and ML systems that can read minds and test loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party. This is yet another step taken by the CCP to monitor and control their citizens in China and other occupied areas.

Explained: What is ARYABHAT-1, Developed-In-India chipsets that help AI apps run better and faster
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Explained: What is ARYABHAT-1, Developed-In-India chipsets that help AI apps run better and faster

A group of researchers at the IISc have developed a new framework for analogue chipsets that would allow AI and ML-based applications to run much faster and in an efficient manner. The researchers have named the new framework ARYABHAT.