Category: Technology

  • China lags behind in AI race amid lack of advanced chips, regulations: report

    China is still playing catch-up with the US when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), as it faces a lack of access to advanced chips amid strict regulations, reports the South China Morning PostThe arrival of ChatGPT – and a barrage of AL models from US-based tech giants later like Bard, Gemini and LLaMA –…

  • Finally, it’s done: Europe agrees landmark AI regulation deal

    Europe on Friday reached a provisional deal on landmark European Union rules governing the use of artificial intelligence including governments’ use of AI in biometric surveillance and how to regulate AI systems such as ChatGPT.With the political agreement, the EU moves toward becoming the first major world power to enact laws governing AI. Friday’s deal…

  • Teslas will be able to automatically call 911 if you get in a crash

    Tesla will release its 2023 Holiday Update next week with a few big changes, including one that lets Teslas call 911 automatically if the car’s airbags deploy in a crash. On Thursday, the company announced the update is coming next week, and it highlighted other coming features like Apple Podcasts support, rear-screen Bluetooth headset support,…

  • Musk considering reinstating Alex Jones on X

    Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is considering reinstating right-wing personality Alex Jones on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter. “Reinstate Alex Jones on this platform? Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Musk, who owns X, said in a post on the platform Saturday. Musk’s post includes a poll on the question. The entrepreneur’s question and poll…

  • This AI Subculture’s Motto: Go, Go, Go

    Effective Accelerationism began as a cheeky response to an older, more established movement — Effective Altruism — that has become a major force in the AI world. Source link Originally posted 2023-12-09 10:37:43.

  • Key Players in OpenAI’s Boardroom Drama

    Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI’s chief scientist and a founder: Dr. Sutskever was among three researchers at the University of Toronto who launched the A.I. boom in 2012 when they published a paper showing that machines could learn to identify objects in images with surprising accuracy. After joining Google, he defected to join Mr. Altman, Mr. Brockman…

  • Once the bane of big tech, Vestager’s star wanes

    Margrethe Vestager is preparing to return to her day job as the European Union‘s competition chief after a hard-fought and ultimately unsuccessful bid to lead the bloc’s lender.She stepped down temporarily in September after entering the race to become the next head of the European Investment Bank but lost out on Friday to Spanish economy…

  • OpenAI working with ex-Twitter India head to navigate AI landscape: report

    Sam Altman’s OpenAI is reportedly working with ex-Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly to help the ChatGPT developer understand the Indian policies and regulations around AI and how to navigate those.According to a report in TechCrunch, Jaitly is working as a senior advisor with OpenAI to facilitate talks with the government about AI policy. Elevate Your…

  • The spreadsheet revealing who got cut at Spotify

    Well, it’s been a messy, messy week. Today, I have a look at the departure of Spotify CFO Paul Vogel, who (as first reported by Podnews) sold millions worth of stock on Tuesday. Plus, other key Spotify layoffs and the podcast download fallout of Apple’s iOS 17. In an absolutely chaotic week for Spotify, the…

  • Indonesia’s GoTo in talks with TikTok over potential ecommerce partnership

    Indonesia‘s biggest tech firm GoTo Gojek Tokopedia said on Friday it was in talks with short video app TikTok over a potential e-commerce partnership in the Southeast Asian country. No final deal has been reached, GoTo added in a statement. The company also said the discussions did not include a takeover plan or any sale…