The EU’s AI Act (PDF download)
The EU is marching ahead with its comprehensive regulation of artificial intelligence. Earlier this month, the EU Parliament passed amended text to the AI Act, originally proposed by the EU Commission. If passed, the EU touts that the AI Act “will be the world’s first rules on Artificial Intelligence.” According to the EU Parliament: “Before… Read more
Sam Altman asks Congress to regulate AI, warns of potential for “significant harm to the world,” job losses
Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, creator of ChatGPT, testified before Congress. The tone he struck was surprising. Altman wanted Congress to regulate AI, warned of its dangers with the potential of causing “significant harm to the world,” and conceded that there will be job losses but was optimistic AI technology would also create new… Read more
Sarah Maas’ book cover for House of Earth and Blood is AI artwork. Does it get a US copyright?
Today, we’re seeing the book publishing industry starting to rely on AI-generated artworks. Bloomsbury Publishing, a big independent publisher, is publishing the UK version of Sara J. Maas’ bestseller House of Earth and Blood with an image of a wolf from Adobe Stock images, which discloses that the image of the wolf was “generated with… Read more
Is Bard better than ChatGPT & Microsoft in financial advice?
Based on our quick test using financial investment questions, we surmise that none of the three (Google Bard, ChatGPT, and Microsoft) has a clear edge, no pun intended. Read more
Should you pay for ChatGPT Plus, GPT-4? Comparing GPT 3.5 v. 4
OpenAI now offers ChatGPT 4 only through its Plus subscription service of $20 a month. According to OpenAI, the upgrade yields better results: “In a casual conversation, the distinction between GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 can be subtle. The difference comes out when the complexity of the task reaches a sufficient threshold—GPT-4 is more reliable, creative, and… Read more