In Cringe Video, OpenAI CTO Says She Doesn’t Know Where Sora’s Training Data Came From

Wondering what data OpenAI used to train its buzzy new text-to-video AI? The company’s CTO is similarly unsure. Mira Murati, OpenAI’s longtime chief technology officer, sat down with The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern this week to discuss Sora, the company’s forthcoming video-generating AI. About halfway through the 10-minute-long interview, Stern straightforwardly asked Murati where…

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Space loves AI, AI doesn’t love Space

Space-related applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning are often confined to the ground because moving AI onboard satellites, while promising, is significantly more difficult. “Running AI in space is like running a marathon on the moon — impressive if achieved, but limited by the environment,” said Sylvester Kaczmarek, chief technology officer at OrbiSky Systems,…

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EU approves controversial AI Act to mixed reactions

The European Parliament today approved the AI Act, the first ever regulatory framework governing the use of AI systems. The legislation passed with an overwhelming majority of 523 votes in favour, 46 against and 49 abstentions. “This is a historic day,” said Italian lawmaker Brando Benifei, co-lead on the AI Act. “We have the first…

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With AI, workplace surveillance has ‘skyrocketed’. But are Canadian laws keeping up? – National

Technology that tracks your location at work and the time you’re spending in the bathroom. A program that takes random screenshots of your laptop screen. A monitoring system that detects your mood during your shift. These are just some ways employee surveillance technology — now turbocharged, thanks to the explosive growth of artificial intelligence —…

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What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Implement It

LLMOps involves managing the entire lifecycle of Large Language Models (LLMs), including data and prompt management, model fine-tuning and evaluation, pipeline orchestration, and LLM deployment. While there are many similarities with MLOps, LLMOps is unique because it requires specialized handling of natural-language data, prompt-response management, and complex ethical considerations. Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) enables LLMs…

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Journalist Startled to Discover His Byline Has Been Replaced by Bot

“The piece I had published more than ten years before was attributed to someone else.” Vampire Independent New journalistic nightmare unlocked: a defunct digital publication was revived from the media graveyard, only to have its Frankensteiners re-attribute old articles to bots. Journalist and Forever Wars writer Spencer Ackerman, a one-time employee of the since-sunsetted news site called…

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Hugging Face is launching an open robotics project

Hugging Face, the startup behind the popular open source machine learning codebase and ChatGPT rival Hugging Chat, is venturing into new territory with the launch of an open robotics project. The ambitious expansion was announced by former Tesla staff scientist Remi Cadene in a post on X: In keeping with Hugging Face’s ethos of open…

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