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Tim Cook Says Apple Will 'Break New Ground' in Generative AI - MacRumors

Tim Cook Says Apple Will ‘Break New Ground’ in Generative AI – MacRumors

Cook said that the company will “break new ground” in generative AI in 2024. “We believe it will unlock transformative opportunities for our users,” said Cook. They have billions of users of their phones, they’ve had Siri forever – Apple should be leading the way in AI – and they have all … Continue reading Tim Cook Says Apple Will ‘Break New Ground’ in Generative AI – MacRumors

Florida Suspends Bill to Protect ‘Unborn Child’ After I.V.F. Ruling - The New York Times

Florida Suspends Bill to Protect ‘Unborn Child’ After I.V.F. Ruling – The New York Times

Democrats warned that the proposed legislation, which would allow civil lawsuits over the death of a fetus, would affect fertility treatments. Another example if unintended consequences of blanket decisions. Source: Florida Suspends Bill to Protect ‘Unborn Child’ After I.V.F. Ruling – The New York Times Continue reading Florida Suspends Bill to Protect ‘Unborn Child’ After I.V.F. Ruling – The New York Times

Google chief admits ‘biased’ AI tool’s photo diversity offended users

Google chief admits ‘biased’ AI tool’s photo diversity offended users

Sundar Pichai addresses backlash after Gemini software created images of historical figures in variety of ethnicities and genders The development and implementation of AI is something that needs to be thought through as thoroughly as possible as unintended consequences can occur. Source: Google chief admits ‘biased’ AI tool’s photo diversity offended users … Continue reading Google chief admits ‘biased’ AI tool’s photo diversity offended users

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What Biden Can Learn from Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’

What Biden Can Learn from Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’

What President Biden can learn from Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal.” Financial reform, ie: stand up to the private-equity interests that do not serve the interests of the people: Roosevelt also picked supremely competent people — the wily speculator Joseph P. Kennedy, the brainy James Landis, the fiery young William O. Douglas — … Continue reading What Biden Can Learn from Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’

MMT the Movie: Coming to a Festival Near You

MMT the Movie: Coming to a Festival Near You

Long before Covid-19 disrupted everything, a filmmaker named Maren Poitras started following [Stephanie Kelton] around the country. She filmed [her] speaking at conferences, teaching, giving interviews, and going about daily life. She attended the Third International MMT Conference at Stony Brook University in September 2019, where she interviewed many of the world’s … Continue reading MMT the Movie: Coming to a Festival Near You

US Copyright Office wants to hear what people think about AI and copyright

US Copyright Office wants to hear what people think about AI and copyright

The US Copyright Office is opening a public comment period around AI and copyright issues beginning August 30th as the agency figures out how to approach the subject. As announced in the Federal Register, the agency wants to answer three main questions: how AI models should use copyrighted data in training; whether … Continue reading US Copyright Office wants to hear what people think about AI and copyright