Wednesday Jul 06, 2022
#103 - Age Checks, Theft Prevention, Minecraft, Autism, Responsible AI
Our 103rd episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news!
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- (00:00) Intro
- (01:10) Instagram is testing an AI tool that verifies your age by scanning your face
- (6:15) Bunnings, Kmart and The Good Guys using facial recognition technology to crack down on theft, Choice says
- (10:13) Cruise’s driverless autonomous cars start giving rides to paying passengers
- (12:10) Copilot, GitHub’s AI-powered programming assistant, is now generally available
- (13:30) IRS expands AI-powered bots to set up payment plans with taxpayers over the phone
- (14:10) General Motors is using AI to speed up the vehicle inspection process
- (14:55) Learning to Play Minecraft with Video PreTraining (VPT)
- (21:10) AI Detects Autism Speech Patterns Across Different Languages
- (25:15) Meta releases largest open source AI language model to date
- (26:05) Google's Parti Generator Relies on 20 Billion Inputs to Create Photorealistic Images
- (27:30) New hybrid machine learning forecasts lake ecosystem responses to climate change
- (30:04) Cerebras Systems Sets Record for Largest AI Models Ever Trained on a Single Device
- (30:05) Pentagon Unveils Plan to Make 'Responsible Military AI' More Than Just a Buzzword
- (34:43) Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’
- (37:40) Vitali Klitschko fake tricks Berlin mayor in video call
- (38:17) China’s Surveillance State Is Growing. These Documents Reveal How.
- (39:03) Earthquake tech could limit deaths. Afghanistan shows it’s not easy.
- (40:00) Alexa has a new voice — your dead relative’s
- (41:18) Wordalle is a guess-the-prompt game that combines Wordle and DALL-E
- (43:25) The King’s Swedish: AI Rewrites the Book in Scandinavia
- (45:35) Outro
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