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20 stories about ChatGPT
Lost in translation: GenAI’s mother tongue discrimination
Artificial intelligence tends to translate and learn uncommon languages poorly. AI tools like ChatGPT train on inferior products in these languages, which will result in their billions of speakers suffering from technological delays and discrimination
The year we learned to talk to ChatGPT and stopped being afraid of AI
In the past year, artificial intelligence has become an everyday tool and has reached hundreds of millions of users. In an instant, people acquired skills they never had: writing poems, code, and summarizing articles and books in seconds
Does Axel Springer's partnership with OpenAI mark the way forward for news publishers?
The deal comes as publishers contemplate suing technology companies for violating their copyrights by using, without permission, their content to train large language models
OpenAI's ChatGPT turns one: A deeper look at the AI that changed the world
Despite rising competitors and a boardroom battle at OpenAI, ChatGPT has emerged as the market leader
OpenAI shows off new ChatGPT tools with no plans of slowing down
OpenAI held its first developer conference last night, where it presented new and powerful tools for its popular product ChatGPT. But it mainly sent a clear and unambiguous message to investors and colleagues that it intends to continue establishing itself as the central platform for everything related to generative chatbots, without leaving much room for competing companies and products
"The state is responsible for protecting citizens from AI"
Dr. Galit Wellner, an advisor to the Ministry of Innovation and Science, explains that in a world where "we have almost no tools to prove the harms of artificial intelligence, it is the state's responsibility to protect its citizens through regulation." Regarding AI's capabilities, she says: "The future is scary, but it can also be inspiring"
Why can't we trust ChatGPT?
New research reveals that the AI models behind ChatGPT have exhibited extreme instability, which may affect future use and monetization
The clock is ticking for effective GPT data management
"Attention and investment is going to startups attempting to build on top of GPT and less to those building solutions for data management and infrastructure," warns Judah Taub
Sam Altman: "Israel will play a huge role in AI development"
The CEO and founder of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, was speaking after meeting Israel’s President Isaac Herzog during a visit to the country. During the meeting, Herzog congratulated Altman on the letter he published together with other senior officials in the industry regarding the dangers of artificial intelligence
Startups, prepare for your AI due diligence
"With great power comes great responsibility, and irresponsible use of AI, especially in startups, can have far-reaching consequences, impacting the company's valuation and its ability to be sold," writes Adv. Assaf Harel
Why is OpenAI CEO Sam Altman visiting Israel?
Altman is expected to visit Microsoft’s R&D center, which is a lead investor in OpenAI, as well as Tel Aviv University, where he will meet prominent Israeli tech entrepreneurs
Google goes on the AI offensive with a new and improved Bard
Google has made its chatbot available in 180 countries with a slew of new features
"The immediate fear of AI isn’t that our work will be replaced. It’s that we will be underpaid to rewrite its trash"
The Writers Guild of America is on strike to demand that AI be regulated and removed from writers’ rooms
"This is the teenage phase of AI. Tools with extraordinary power that are completely unreliable”
Gary Marcus, one of world’s foremost AI experts, recognizes the positive potential inherent in technology, but warns that we must urgently develop regulations against the spread of disinformation
War of the labor market: ChatGPT vs Juniors
The artificial intelligence tools that exist today are already changing the job market as they are able to perform tasks performed by workers at the beginning of their career and thus threaten to replace them. Nevertheless, for now it seems that juniors are not in danger, with a new study showing that they are actually the main beneficiaries of the use of AI at work
AppsFlyer CEO: “ChatGPT is a crazy revolution, more defining than the iPhone”
Oren Kaniel, the co-founder of the Israeli unicorn, believes that the biggest companies in the world will go through radical changes due to the AI revolution: “Many companies could face a disruption that I’m not sure they are ready for”
Artificial intelligence discourse dominated by utopian and dystopian prophecies
Both sides of the AI argument, both the fascinated and the frightened, actually belong to the same passionate camp
ChatGPT’s Big Bang: We haven't yet internalized the implications of artificial intelligence
The combination of ChatGPT's ability to learn to recognize patterns and make predictions based on huge amounts of data, and the possibility to do so in natural language, has created the big bang in artificial intelligence we are now witnessing
"ChatGPT isn't even close to being intelligent”
ChatGPT's language model opened a door to a new world of computer uses in a field that until recently seemed impenetrable. However, according to Prof. Roni Katzir, head of the Lab for Computational Linguistics at Tel Aviv University, the technology is still "far from human cognition" and although it will have practical applications, he warns of the dangers of it being used by those who want to do harm
"The AI genie is out of the bottle and I don't really think it can be put back in"
Yanay Zaguri, an expert in learning technologies and AVP of Organizational Growth at AppsFlyer, tackles the artificial intelligence revolution: "Humanity needs to write a new code of ethics"
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