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The Purpose And Impact Of Creative AI
VentureBeat, February 27th, 2023
As robotics began to take on more and more tasks, one of the biggest questions has always been, 'Will robots ever be creative?' That always seemed a laughably distant goal. Without consciousness, a robot couldn't do more than follow directions. Or could it?

With the advent of AI and machine learning, it suddenly became possible to imagine an AI that could learn to interact creatively. Now we have a new question to deal with: 'Will creative AI be more of a problem than it's worth?'

Creative AI and art

One concern many have voiced is that generative AI could encroach on human-specific domains, like art. This fall, an AI artwork won the Colorado State Fair's fine arts competition. The creator, Jason Allen, wasn't an artist. He created the artwork using Midjourney, one of several generative AI art creators.

Who Is publishing the most Impactful AI research right now? With the breakneck pace of innovation in AI, it is crucial to pick up some signal as soon as possible.

No one has the time to read everything, but these 100 papers are sure to bend the road as to where our AI technology is going. The real test of impact of R&D teams is of course how the technology appears in products, and OpenAI shook the world by releasing ChatGPT at the end of November 2022, following fast on their March 2022 paper 'Training language models to follow instructions with human feedback'. Such fast product adoption is rare, so to see a bit further, we look at a classic academic metric: the number of citations.

Minding The AI Gap
Digital CxO, February 27th, 2023
The trouble with data scientists is that far too many organizations expect them to somehow intuitively apply artificial intelligence (AI) to advance business goals even though most of them have limited exposure to the industry segment they now find themselves employed.

Very few data scientists before that are hired by an organization have any kind of vertical industry expertise.

The gap between data science teams and the rest of the business as highlighted by Alejandro Muller, founder of Savvy AI, a digital lending platform that makes use of AI to reduce loan processing costs, during a virtual AI at Scale Summit hosted by the AI Infrastructure Alliance is wider than many business executives fully realize.

OpenAI's Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (ChatGPT) has been the talk of the town since its launch in November 2022. The AI chatbot had more than a million users in just 4 days and surpassed 100 million active users in just two months - a milestone that took TikTok more than 9 months to reach.

However, its ability to understand the meaning and context of text inputs and provide almost human-like responses has caused consternation in a number of areas and industries in which original human-generated content is valued. This includes education, content marketing, publishing, journalism and law.

Their biggest questions are 'How do we distinguish between AI and human-written text?' and 'How can we detect AI-generated content?'

This marked the first time a bot took control of a military jet.

Add "fly a military fighter jet" to the list of tasks AI can accomplish.

The Defense Department revealed last week that artificial intelligence flew a jet similar to an F-16 for 17 total hours over 12 flights. The series of flights happened in December at Edwards Air Force Base in California, using an experimental plane called the X-62A Vista.

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