LWiAI Podcast #104 - Cruise Outages, Robots for Forestry, BigScience’s BLOOM, EU AI Act
Cruise’s Robot Car Outages, Japan's forestry industry tests robots, BigScience’s AI language model is finally available, AI-Generated influencers, and more!
Our 104th episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news!
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(01:10) Cruise’s Robot Car Outages Are Jamming Up San Francisco
(05:00) Japan's forestry industry tests robots to address labor shortage
(07:12) FIFA will track players’ bodies using AI to make offside calls at 2022 World Cup
(08:30) Words matter: AI can predict salaries based on the text of online job postings
(09:12) Photographer Successfully Uses Dall-E 2 AI to Edit his Photos
(09:10) Google engineer identifies anonymous faces in WWII photos with AI facial recognition
(10:00)Google AI Introduces Minerva: A Natural Language Processing (NLP) Model That Solves Mathematical Questions
(13:16) A year in the making, BigScience’s AI language model is finally available
(15:55) Meta open sources early-stage AI translation tool that works across 200 languages
(16:18) Computer scientists' interactive program aids motion planning for environments with obstacles
(16:48)Microsoft AI Researchers Open-Source ‘GODEL’: A Large Scale Pre-Trained Language Model For Dialog
(17:35) Fake Friends and the Real Threat of AI-Generated Influencers
(22:05) The Fight Over Which Uses of AI Europe Should Outlaw
(25:10) Waymo, UPS, others pressure Gov. Newsom to allow autonomous trucking in California
(26:10) More and more CS students are interested in AI – and there aren't enough lecturers
(27:03) US safety regulators open special investigation into Cruise AV crash
(27:46) People who regularly talk to AI chatbots often start to believe they're sentient, says CEO
(29:10) Experiments & Explorations: Robots as Musical Instruments
(31:17) Cute desktop robot designed to keep armchair engineers engaged