Tag: insights

This AI-powered text generator is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen — and you can try it

OpenAI, a nonprofit focused on creating human-level artificial intelligence, just released an update to its GPT-2 text generator. I’m not being hyperbolic when I say that, after trying it, I’m legitimately terrified for the future of humanity if we don’t figure out a way to detect AI-generated content – and soon. GPT-2 isn’t a killer […]

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This AI tool is smart enough to spot AI-generated articles and tweets

Credit: Kseniya Forbender Researchers from Harvard University and MIT-IBM Watson Lab have created an AI-powered tool for spotting AI-generated text. Dubbed Giant Language Model Test Room (GLTR), the system aims to detect whether a specific piece of text was generated by a language model algorithm. You can give the tool a spin here. With AI and natural […]

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‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform

Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed it to disable the feature for some content, and troubling recommendations delivered to […]

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Microsoft sinks $1B into OpenAI to build ‘supercomputer AI’ for Azure

Microsoft has invested $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded (Musk has since departed) artificial intelligence company OpenAI in an effort build supercomputer AI technologies for its Azure cloud services. The two companies will join forces to build large-scale AI systems for Azure. The end goal? Developing artificial general intelligence (AGI), another term for autonomous computers that can […]

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Sweetwater Studios began in a van, now it’s the heart of a $725M empire

Credit: Sweetwater Studios Some of the richest companies have the humblest beginnings. Google and Facebook started in dorms, Microsoft was launched from a garage, and Sweetwater Sound began as a studio in a van. The difference here is that Sweetwater’s never laid off an employee, sold out to shareholders, or compromised on its founder‘s vision. […]

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