The winter is finally over and it is obvious that these winter months we only talked about ChatGPT. With lots of threats and concerns, we are still to set up common ground for using generative AI-based solutions.
These concerns are equally shared by OpenAI, the research community behind ChatGPT. That is what spurred the release of a tool designed to detect whether text has been written by artificial intelligence. However, described as not 100 % reliable a new classifier tool has been trained to distinguish between text written by a human and that written by a variety of AI, not just ChatGPT. This news is positive first of all for academic institutions where case of academic dishonesty multiplied with the new release of ChatGPT.
Meanwhile Microsoft keeps on pouring investment into OpenAI looking to secure benefits from new technology built in its traditional products. A public preview of Microsoft’s cloud-based Azure OpenAI service says it allows businesses to use AI without having to build infrastructure. Other plans involve adding AI to Bing search engine. Although Microsoft didn’t give any details on how AI would be integrated into Windows 12, it is obvious that it is in the roadmap. It is even more obvious since parts of Windows already use AI, from system management to search, speech recognition, grammar correction, and even noise suppression and camera image processing.
Faced up with an enormous popularity of ChatGPT Chinese technology companies announced their plans to launch similar products. Baidu, Alibaba, JD.com and NetEase, revealed their plans for ChatGPT rivals. There are certain issues that tech companies in China have to overcome in developing such systems – one of being the intense scrutiny from Chinese authorities in censoring any content chatbot may use. However, Alibaba already announced that its cloud division has been working on a ChatGPT-style platform. NetEase said that its education subsidiary Youdao has been developing a generative AI, to be integrated into its education products.
18 countries have unveiled the first international agreement on how to protect artificial intelligence from irresponsible players. It aims to develop AI solutions that are "inherently safe".
On November 30, the professional IT community GlobalCIO hosted a large-scaled international conference "Global CIO Insights: Digital Transformation with AI". During the event, leading experts shared their practical experience in launching projects utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and highlighted approaches that helped elevate their companies to new heights.
Voting for projects participating in the "Project of the Year" contest is open. The voting began on December 1st and will continue until January 15th inclusive. The winners will be announced on February 7th, 2024.
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