Read more: US Copyright Offie notice of inquiry re: AI and copyright (NOI pdf)
The Copyright Office issued a notice of inquiry regarding many (excellent) questions related to copyright and AI, from copyrightability to infringement. Easy to read version of Copyright Office NOI on AI Federal Register version of Copyright Office NOI on AI Deadlines to submit to Copyright Office Wednesday, October 18, 2023: Initial written comments are due…
Read more: AI arms race heats up: Google announces Dec. launch of Gemini – will it blow GPT-4 away?
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the December launch of its new AI model named Gemini, trained on Google’s own TPUv5 chips. Based on reports, Gemini sounds far more powerful than GPT-4. One of the features that Gemini boasts is multimodal data processing, meaning that the AI model analyzes not just text, but also media, including…
Read more: Alliance Of Motion Picture And Television Producers (AMPTP) publicizes offer to writers on AI uses
In a controversial move, the Alliance Of Motion Picture And Television Producers (AMPTP) publicized the terms of its latest offer to the striking Hollywood writers. Critics argue that the public disclosure was an attempt to pressure the members who are on strike. Here’s the portion for the proposed provisions regarding AI use in Hollywood productions:
YouTube, Universal Music announce Music AI Incubator to develop responsible AI principles and practicesRead more: YouTube, Universal Music announce Music AI Incubator to develop responsible AI principles and practices
Universal Music Group CEO Chairman and CEO, Sir Lucian Grainge and YouTube CEO Neal Mohan both announced on their websites the formation of YouTube’s Music AI Incubator. YouTube has adopted 3 AI Music Principles: Principle #1: AI is here, and we will embrace it responsibly together with our music partners. As generative AI unlocks ambitious new…
Read more: New York Times blocks OpenAI from ingesting NYT content; mulls copyright lawsuit v. OpenAI
The New York Times is considering filing a copyright lawsuit against OpenAI, according to NPR, which first reported the story on Aug. 16. OpenAI already faces two proposed class actions in copyright lawsuits. This comes amidst negotiations between the two companies that apparently reached an impasse over licensing content from NYT. OpenAI is still in…
Read more: How Google gave the key breakthrough technology for ChatGPT to OpenAI
Ross Andersen wrote a fascinating article on OpenAI’s Sam Altman. Buried in the article is what appears to be one of the most shocking revelations: the key breakthrough technology for ChatGPT, the transformer, came from a research paper written and shared by Google Brain scientists.
Read more: How backlash v. AI became like making a Target run
To quote the TikTok sound, “Basically, every other day we’re going to AI articles.” Of course, the potential risks posed by AI are newsworthy. Indeed, this entire website focuses on some of those risks. So, the WSJ is performing an invaluable service, with its coverage, even if much of it focuses on the negative aspects…
Read more: Pope warns about AI misuse, announces “AI and Peace” as 57th World Day of Peace 2024 theme
Pope Francis calls for an open dialogue on the meaning of these new technologies, endowed with disruptive possibilities and ambivalent effects. He recalls the need to be vigilant and to work so that a logic of violence and discrimination does not take root in the production and use of such devices, at the expense of…