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Thoughts by the Last Week in AI editors about AI news and trends

These tools may not look like what some people imagine, but AI-powered human-animal communication could be possible. Research is already underway.
New chatbots powered by large-language models are much more capable than those that came before, but it'll be a while before they make their way into…
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An AI researcher's explanation for why the transcript of Blake Lemoine's conversation with the LaMDA chatbot does not in any way support the notion that…
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Examining the policy options for responding to Russia's possible use of autonomous drones in Ukraine.
Recent advances that combine large language and vision models can perform impressive tasks surprisingly well, and this direction holds a lot of promise…
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There is evidence that Russia may have used "killer robot" drones in Ukraine. Even if that's not the case, such weapons will almost certainly be used in…
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