Day: March 9, 2024

NY hospital exec: Multimodal LLM assistants will create a “paradigm shift” in patient care

NewYork-Presbyterian’s Medical Director of AI Operations, Dr. Ashley Beecy, highlighted the potential of large language models’ role in developing virtual doctor assistants. Speaking at the AI Impact Tour in New York, Beecy discussed the hospital system’s use of generative AI for tasks like summarizing patient conversations, aiming to create comprehensive assistants for proactive patient care. […]

Korean researchers power-shame Nvidia with new neural AI chip — claim 625 times less power draw, 41 times smaller

Scientists from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) unveiled the groundbreaking ‘Complementary-Transformer’ AI chip at the 2024 International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). This innovative C-Transformer chip is positioned as the world’s first ultra-low power AI accelerator chip developed for large language model (LLM) processing.   KAIST researchers boldly assert that the C-Transformer […]

This AI Can Design the Machinery of Life With Atomic Precision

A recent study published in Science has expanded the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) in modeling various biomolecules that interact with proteins. Led by Dr. David Baker at the University of Washington, the AI system, known as RoseTTAFold All-Atom, goes beyond focusing solely on proteins and now includes other biomolecules like DNA, RNA, and iron-containing […]

Matrix multiplication breakthrough could lead to faster, more efficient AI models

Computer scientists have achieved a significant advancement in speeding up matrix multiplication, a crucial operation for AI models like ChatGPT and Sora. This breakthrough, presented in recent papers, marks the largest efficiency improvement in over a decade.   Matrix multiplication, essential for tasks such as speech recognition and image processing, has benefitted from GPU technology […]

Citi exec: Generative AI is transformative in banking, but risky for customer support

Generative AI has significantly impacted decision-making at Citi, with a notable shift towards data-driven strategies, as shared by Promiti Dutta, the head of analytics technology and innovation. Dutta emphasized the transformative power of gen AI, which propelled data and analytics to the forefront of the organization, leading to a surge in AI project proposals from […]

Hugging Face launching robotics project with former Tesla scientist

Former Tesla scientist Remi Cadene has joined AI platform Hugging Face to lead an open-source robotics project, marking the platform’s potential entry into the robotics market. Cadene, who previously worked on self-driving technology and humanoid robots at Tesla, announced his new venture on social media, seeking engineers to develop real robots in Paris.   Hugging […]

InvGate’s AI Hub automatically generates knowledge articles from IT incidents

InvGate, a Buenos Aires-based company, has introduced their latest innovation, the AI Hub, which leverages advanced language models to automate the creation of knowledge base articles. This tool streamlines the process of generating instructional content by transforming incident response conversations into informative entries. Users can choose specific interactions to convert, resulting in both traditional written […]

AI2 Incubator scores $200M in compute to feed needy AI startups

AI2 Incubator, a spin-off from the renowned Allen Institute for AI, has recently secured a substantial $200 million in computing resources. This windfall is intended to support startups participating in its program and help accelerate their early development. The managing director, Jacob Colker, highlighted the critical need for compute resources among AI practitioners in the […]

Some teachers are now using ChatGPT to grade papers

In a significant shift towards the approved use of AI in schools, educators in grades 3–12 are now implementing a ChatGPT-powered grading tool named Writable, recently acquired by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as per Axios. This tool aims to streamline the grading process, potentially offering time-saving benefits for teachers. By enabling teachers to submit student essays […]

EA CEO called generative AI a ‘billion dollar opportunity’ in gaming

EA CEO Andrew Wilson foresees generative AI revolutionizing the gaming industry in the next five years, enabling deeper and more immersive experiences for players. Speaking at a conference, Wilson highlighted the technology’s potential to streamline content creation, leading to significant audience expansion.   Wilson emphasized EA’s embrace of generative AI, countering fears of job displacement […]

Palantir Wins $175 Million Army Contract to Build AI Targeting System

The U.S. Army has selected Denver-based software developer Palantir to develop TITAN, the Tactical Intelligence Targeting Access Node, as announced by the company. The $175 million contract will facilitate the creation of advanced battlefield technology with artificial intelligence capabilities over the next two years.   Founded in 2003 by Peter Thiel, Palantir draws inspiration from […]

AOC Announces Bill That Would Let Women Sue People Who Make Deepfake Porn of Them

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has introduced the DEFIANCE Act of 2024, aiming to empower victims of deepfaked porn to sue creators, according to Rolling Stone. This bill, if passed, would amend the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, providing legal recourse for individuals targeted by nonconsensual deepfakes, a phenomenon predominantly affecting women and girls. Ocasio-Cortez emphasizes the […]

Cognizant launches state-of-the-art San Francisco lab to boost enterprise AI adoption

Cognizant, a renowned provider of IT, consulting, and business services, has unveiled an AI lab in San Francisco to accelerate the commercialization of artificial intelligence technologies. Fueled by the surging demand for AI solutions and corporate leaders’ discontent with progress in this realm, the lab aims to pioneer cutting-edge AI IP and solutions.   Led […]

Turnitin laid off staff earlier this year, after CEO forecast AI would allow it to cut headcount

Turnitin, a leading plagiarism detection company, has confirmed a recent round of layoffs, underscoring CEO Chris Caren’s prediction that AI advancements would eventually lead to reducing their workforce by 20%. Although the actual number of layoffs was around 15 employees, a far cry from the forecasted percentage due to the company’s size – boasting over […]

Microsoft’s neural voice tool for people with speech disabilities arrives later this year

Microsoft is showcasing advancements in its range of assistive products at its 14th Ability summit, highlighting developments in Azure AI. Recently announced features include AI-powered audio descriptions and the Azure AI studio to aid developers with disabilities in creating machine-learning applications. Updates to the Seeing AI tool offer new languages and richer AI-generated descriptions. The […]

Sam Altman reinstated to OpenAI board

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has returned to the company’s board of directors after an investigation cleared him of any wrongdoing. This move follows Altman’s firing three months ago, which caused turmoil at the artificial intelligence firm known for ChatGPT. Three new board members have been added – Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Nicole Seligman, and Fidji Simo – […]

Florida teens arrested for creating “deepfake” AI nude images of classmates

Two Florida middle school students, ages 13 and 14, were arrested and charged with third-degree felonies for creating deepfake nudes of their classmates using an artificial intelligence application. This incident marks the first criminal charges in the U.S. related to AI-generated explicit images. The boys were arrested under a Florida law that criminalizes sharing deepfake […]



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