LWiAI Podcast #103 - Age Checks, Theft Prevention, Minecraft AI, Autism, Responsible AI
An AI tool that verifies your age by scanning your face, facial recognition technology to crack down on theft, Learning to Play Minecraft, and more!
Our 103rd episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news!
(01:10) Instagram is testing an AI tool that verifies your age by scanning your face
(6:15) Bunnings, Kmart and The Good Guys using facial recognition technology to crack down on theft, Choice says
(10:13) Cruise’s driverless autonomous cars start giving rides to paying passengers
(12:10) Copilot, GitHub’s AI-powered programming assistant, is now generally available
(13:30) IRS expands AI-powered bots to set up payment plans with taxpayers over the phone
(14:10) General Motors is using AI to speed up the vehicle inspection process
(14:55) Learning to Play Minecraft with Video PreTraining (VPT)
(21:10) AI Detects Autism Speech Patterns Across Different Languages
(25:15) Meta releases largest open source AI language model to date
(26:05) Google's Parti Generator Relies on 20 Billion Inputs to Create Photorealistic Images
(27:30) New hybrid machine learning forecasts lake ecosystem responses to climate change
(30:04) Cerebras Systems Sets Record for Largest AI Models Ever Trained on a Single Device
(30:05) Pentagon Unveils Plan to Make 'Responsible Military AI' More Than Just a Buzzword
(34:43) Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’
(37:40) Vitali Klitschko fake tricks Berlin mayor in video call
(38:17) China’s Surveillance State Is Growing. These Documents Reveal How.
(39:03) Earthquake tech could limit deaths. Afghanistan shows it’s not easy.
(41:18) Wordalle is a guess-the-prompt game that combines Wordle and DALL-E
(43:25) The King’s Swedish: AI Rewrites the Book in Scandinavia