AI made a big splash this year as the next big thing in technology. Now that AI is famous, it’s the target of a lawsuit over copyright infringement. On the 19th of September, George R.R. Martin, the Author’s Guild and a handful of other authors filed a lawsuit against OpenAI, creators of ChatGPT. This followsContinue reading “Why George R.R. Martins’s Generative AI Lawsuit Will Cost Authors Even If They Win”
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of science fiction; it has become part of everyday life. In 2022 alone, AI startups received $52.1 billion in funding from 3,396 venture capital deals. Investment figures like this are a strong indicator that AI has great potential to transform our everyday lives. Rapid growth, however, comesContinue reading “Why Diversity and Inclusion are Keys to AI Startup Success”
Deepfake videos are becoming easier than ever to make these days, thanks to software advancements that produce better images. Technology is constantly improving, so we can reasonably expect even more mind-blowing advancements in the near future. But you don’t have to wait around for the next big breakthrough to occur. You can make better deepfakesContinue reading “Training your AI with images is missing a dimension, video is better”
All AI models require training data — and most developers get their data unethically. Everyone seems to be doing it: OpenAI was recently hit with multiple lawsuits (more) claiming the company stole internet data to train its popular ChatGPT tool. And Stability AI, the creator of the well-known Stable Diffusion tool, is being sued byContinue reading “AI Data Collection is Too Hard to do Ethically”
Ask anyone on the street what they think about AI, and you’ll probably hear that they’re concerned. That’s to be expected since AI is blowing up today’s headlines, and not always in a good way. For instance, one thing on many people’s minds is how AI will affect their jobs. That’s a valid fear. AfterContinue reading “AI is inconsistent and you have to adapt”
There’s no denying that AI is a powerful tool. It has revolutionized the way we interact with technology, giving birth to intelligent virtual assistants, self-driving cars, and language processing tools. Some view it as a solution for all the world’s ailments, while others call it a curse that will bring down society as we knowContinue reading “The Limits of AI: Why Not Every Problem Can Be Solved with Machine Learning”
Read the news on any given day and you’ll see media firestorms about the dangers of AI and fearmongering over robots being developed for warfare. Simultaneously, countries are diving headfirst into AI development and new software is emerging daily. The hustle for AI dominance has our heart rate rapidly rising, reminiscent of the nuclear armsContinue reading “The Race for AI Dominance is Fueling an International Arms Race”
The reason AI development has made such impressive strides lately is largely due to the use of open source software. This isn’t just some niche trend — everyone’s using open source AI, from programmers to academics to everyday users. But here’s the thing: with great power comes great responsibility. Now that AI is everywhere, it’sContinue reading “Why Open Source AI Projects Need a Code of Ethics”
You wouldn’t expect a behemoth like Google, which has its hands in almost every aspect of technology, to even care about open source and open core technology. But it turns out, it does care. And it’s afraid. Very afraid.
Deepfakes are everywhere these days, from Tom Cruise TikTok impersonations to fake video of former president Donald Trump resisting arrest. Because the AI engine behind deepfakes is relatively complex and technical, there is a fair amount of misinformation about how these videos are created.