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Automattic Launches AI Assistant for WordPress: Enhancing Content Creation and Translation


Automattic, the company renowned for WordPress.com and its contributions to the open-source WordPress project, has unveiled an AI assistant designed specifically for content creators. This new tool integrates seamlessly with WordPress.com and Jetpack-powered sites, offering a wide array of features to enhance the writing process. With its ability to generate text, create structured lists and...

AI Mind Reading


In yet another fascinating piece of news about artificial intelligence: Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed an A.I. that can “read minds” by analyzing fMRI brain scans and translating the information into words reflecting the private thoughts of the human subject. The A.I. was trained with measurements taken while the subjects listened to narrative...

The Potential Risks of AI


Geoffrey Hinton, known as the “Godfather of AI”, has resigned from Google in order to warn people of the potential risks of AI, including misinformation, automation of tasks and job loss. His decision was prompted by the rapid rise of chatbots, such as ChatGPT, powered by GPT-4, and the competition between Microsoft Bing, Google Bard and ChatGPT. Hinton is calling for more regulation...

Stephen Hawking Warning about AI


In the years leading up to his death, Stephen Hawking warned that the development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. To communicate due to his debilitating disease, Hawking used a very basic form of AI. Following his death, his book “Brief Answers to the Big Questions” was released which contained his warnings about AI. He argued that computers need to...

AutoGPT Could Autonomously Develop And Manage Tasks


AutoGPT is a revolutionary open-source application that uses LLMs like GPT-4 to autonomously develop and manage tasks, such as completing a code session or suggesting a business idea. It allows users to give an agent an identity, role/task, goals, and specifics about what to accomplish. However, while it sounds convenient, there are potential risks associated with allowing black boxes to behave...

Musk AI Project


Elon Musk, known for his vocal criticism of artificial intelligence, has founded an AI company called X.AI Corp. Musk is familiar with AI projects, having previously co-founded OpenAI. He is reportedly looking to create AI models that are “truth-seeking” and has hired two former DeepMind researchers and purchased 10,000 GPUs for development. He is also in talks with Tesla and SpaceX investors to...

AI Selfies With Famous Historical Figures


This brilliant example of artist use of artificial intelligence: Duncan Thomsen has used AI to create images of what famous historical figures such as Jesus, Cleopatra, Henry VIII, and Queen Elizabeth I would look like if they could take selfies. He believes he is the first to use AI for this purpose and says the results are “hilarious”. He uses software called Midjourney, through the...

Classic Works of Japanese Literature and AI Technology


This is an interesting way of using artificial intelligence: Sony Music Entertainment has launched a new audio book app, YOMIBITO Plus, featuring classic works of Japanese literature read by synthesized voices of three notable voice actors which have been replicated using AI technology from the company CoeFont. The app includes AI-replicated voices of the late Kenji Utsumi, as well as Kentarō...

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