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Despite recession fears, companies aren’t slowing AI, cloud tech spend

Despite recession fears, companies aren’t slowing AI, cloud tech spend

a data center. Erik Isakson | Digital Vision | Getty Images The chances for a recession are still being debated and inflation looks to be stubbornly high for at least the rest of this year, but when it comes to technology spending for companies it’s full steam ahead. A new CNBC Technology Executive Council survey …

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We Asked GPT-3 to Write an Academic Paper about Itself.  Then We Tried to Get it Published

We Asked GPT-3 to Write an Academic Paper about Itself. Then We Tried to Get it Published

On a rainy afternoon earlier this year, I logged in to my OpenAI account and typed a simple instruction for the company’s artificial intelligence algorithm, GPT-3: Write an academic thesis in 500 words about GPT-3 and add scientific references and citations inside the text. As it started to generate text, I stood in awe. Here …

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AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

GitHub Inc.’s new automated computer-coding tool will help companies manage a chronic shortage of software developers, but it will not replace them, according to the company’s chief executive officer. Thomas Dohmke, the CEO of Microsoft Corp. -owned GitHub, says the artificial-intelligence-powered coding tool, launched this week as Copilot, is designed to ease the task of …

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Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

June 6, Hugging Face, a company that hosts open source artificial intelligence projects, saw traffic to an AI image-generation tool called DALL-E Mini skyrocket. The outwardly simple app, which generates nine images in response to any typed text prompt, was launched nearly a year ago by an independent developer. But after some recent improvements and …

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AWS and Microsoft Working Together on PyWhy, the New Home of Casual ML Library DoWhy

AWS and Microsoft Working Together on PyWhy, the New Home of Casual ML Library DoWhy

AWS in a joint effort with Microsoft have established PyWhy as a fresh GitHub organization to integrate AWS algorithms into DoWhy, a casual ML library from Microsoft, which has moved to PyWhy. The mission of PyWhy is to build an open-source ecosystem for causal machine learning that advances the state of the art and makes …

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Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

Inside DALL-E Mini, the Internet’s Favorite Artificial Intelligence Meme Machine

On June 6, Hugging Face, a company that hosts open source artificial intelligence projects, saw traffic to an AI image-generation tool called DALL-E Mini skyrocket. The outwardly simple app, which generates nine images in response to any typed text prompt, was launched nearly a year ago by an independent developer. But after some recent improvements …

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The Power and Pitfalls of AI for US Intelligence

The Power and Pitfalls of AI for US Intelligence

Capitalizing on AI and open source will enable the IC to utilize other finite collection capabilities, like human spies and signals intelligence collection, more efficiently. Other collection disciplines can be used to obtain the secrets that are hidden from not just humans but AI, too. In this context, AI may supply better global coverage of …

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The robots and AI technologies advancing South African health care

The robots and AI technologies advancing South African health care

South African researchers and surgeons are using artificial intelligence and robotics to enhance healthcare in the country, BBC News reports. The improvements include a video-call robot that patients can use to speak to their families without needing to be present in the room and an app — currently in development — that can detect tuberculosis …

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