Tag: OpenAI

ChatGPT goes temporarily “insane” with unexpected outputs, spooking users

OpenAI’s ChatGPT AI assistant experienced a glitch that caused it to provide bizarre and nonsensical responses, prompting users to describe it as “having a stroke” and “going insane”. Users and shared their experiences on the r/ChatGPT subreddit, expressing confusion and concern over the AI’s erratic behavior.   While ChatGPT lacks consciousness, users resorted to human-like […]

No ‘GPT’ trademark for OpenAI

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected OpenAI’s bid to trademark “GPT,” stating that the term is deemed “merely descriptive.” This decision serves as a setback to OpenAI’s branding efforts. Despite this ruling, it is unlikely that competitors will rush to release their own versions of the popular chatbot.   ChatGPT has become a […]

OpenAI Hiring Detective to Find Who’s Leaking Its Precious Info

OpenAI is seeking to enhance its internal security measures by hiring an “insider risk investigator.” This role, detailed in a job listing, aims to safeguard the company’s assets by analyzing unusual activities, fostering a secure environment, and collaborating with various departments to mitigate risks. The job posting, active since mid-January, emphasizes the vital role this […]

OpenAI introduces Sora, its text-to-video AI model

OpenAI introduces its latest innovation, Sora, a cutting-edge video-generation model designed to bring text instructions to life in realistic and imaginative ways. Capable of producing photorealistic videos up to a minute long, Sora excels in creating intricate scenes featuring multiple characters, specific motions, and detailed backgrounds. Notably, the model has the ability to understand physical […]

Andrej Karpathy is leaving OpenAI again — but he says there was no drama

Research scientist Andrej Karpathy has announced his departure from OpenAI, marking his second exit from the prominent AI firm. Initially leaving to join Tesla in 2017 and subsequently returning to OpenAI about a year ago, Karpathy’s recent decision has been described as not prompted by any specific event, issue, or drama. Known for his significant […]

OpenAI experiments with giving ChatGPT a long-term conversation memory, paving the way for new personalized experiences

OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, introduced long-term memory to ChatGPT, essentially turning the chatbot partner into a personal vault of knowledge. Equipped with the power to remember tidbits of information between chats, ChatGPT now offers users the ability to jog its memory, witness what it recalls, or even prompt it to forget. This feature is […]

Protesters Swarm OpenAI over military concerns

Activists gather outside OpenAI’s San Francisco office urging an AI boycott after the company’s collaboration with the US military sparked controversy. OpenAI quietly lifted its ban on military involvement, focusing on cybersecurity with the Defense Department. Despite maintaining restrictions on weaponization, critics like Holly Elmore fear unchecked power. While VP Anna Makanju defends their military […]

Judge Martínez-Olguín dismissed most counts alleging copyright infringement on Silverman’s book but allowed an “unfair business practices” claim to proceed. Despite copying books for AI training, OpenAI did not infringe copyright by not reproducing them for consumers. The case challenges how AI companies use copyrighted material without permission. The dispute highlights the need for evidence […]

AI meets AR as ChatGPT is now available on the Apple Vision Pro

OpenAI has recently collaborated with Apple in the realm of mixed reality by launching a ChatGPT app tailored for the Apple Vision Pro headset. This unusual yet intriguing partnership brings a text-based app to a 3D-focused augmented reality environment, fostering interactions like simplifying complex concepts ‘like I’m five years old.’ Despite its simplicity compared to […]

OpenAI is adding new watermarks to DALL-E 3

OpenAI’s latest DALL-E 3 image generator is getting a snazzy new makeover with watermarks from the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA). These watermarks will be popping up on images churned out by the ChatGPT website and the DALL-E 3 model API, making reaching for the metadata as cool as finding extra fries at […]

OpenAI launches ChatGPT app for Apple Vision Pro

OpenAI has released ChatGPT, a new app for the Apple Vision Pro augmented reality headset that allows users to interact with the latest GPT-4 Turbo model, enabling them to ask questions, get advice, learn about new topics, and generate images and text directly in the app.   ChatGPT for Vision Pro is one of the […]

ChatGPT’s new @-mentions bring multiple personalities into your AI convo

OpenAI has introduced a new feature in ChatGPT that enables users to incorporate custom AI personalities, called GPTs, into any conversation using the @ symbol. This feature allows for a level of teamwork within ChatGPT, making collaboration with a team of AI agents a step closer to reality.   GPTs were initially introduced as a […]

OpenAI Says ChatGPT Probably Won’t Make a Bioweapon

OpenAI recently conducted a study on the effectiveness of GPT-4 in creating a bioweapon and found that its AI poses only a slight risk in aiding someone to produce a biological threat. The assessment involved 50 biology experts with PhDs and 50 university students, divided into control and treatment groups, to evaluate the impact of […]

Figure AI in talks with Microsoft and OpenAI for funding

Figure AI is aiming to secure $500 million in funding, with Microsoft Corp. and OpenAI leading the investment.   The company’s aim is to develop humanoid robots that can eliminate unsafe and undesirable jobs, particularly in industries facing severe labor shortages such as manufacturing, shipping and logistics, warehousing, and retail.   Robots are already being […]

OpenAI partners with Common Sense Media to collaborate on AI guidelines

OpenAI has partnered with Common Sense Media to collaborate on AI guidelines and education materials for parents, educators, and young adults.   The partnership aims to curate “family-friendly” GPTs in OpenAI’s GPT marketplace, based on Common Sense’s rating and evaluation standards.   OpenAI is under pressure to demonstrate that its GenAI-powered apps, including ChatGPT, are […]

OpenAI cures GPT-4 ‘laziness’ with new updates

OpenAI has raised the bar in the AI domain with the introduction of the GPT-4 Turbo, which boasts enhanced code generation capabilities, reducing “laziness” issues experienced with the previous model. In response to users’ frustrations with the lack of GPT-4 updates, OpenAI clarified that the recent update is specifically for the GPT-4 Turbo, which contains […]

OpenAI Struggling to Destroy Onslaught of AI Girlfriends

As fascinating as it is bizarre, the OpenAI GPT Store has become a hotbed for romantically oriented chatbots, despite the company’s strict rules against tools dedicated to fostering romantic companionship or containing sexually explicit content. These AI girlfriends, with provocative names like “Nadia, my girlfriend” and “Your girlfriend Tiffany,” are flouting OpenAI’s guidelines, seemingly unchecked. […]

OpenAI suspends bot developer for presidential hopeful Dean Phillips

OpenAI, an artificial intelligence company, has taken action against the developer of a bot created to mimic Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dean Phillips, citing misuse of its AI tools in a political campaign. The developers, Matt Krisiloff and Jed Somers, created “Dean.Bot” as part of a super PAC supporting Phillips, funded by activist Bill Ackman. […]

Now OpenAI CEO Sam Altman wants billions for AI chip fabs

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is seeking billions of dollars in capital to build a network of AI chip fabs, with the goal of ensuring a healthy supply of AI processors to meet growing demand for neural network accelerators. He has approached outfits like G42, Softbank, and Microsoft for funding. The lack of AI processors could […]

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