Author: S. Jerry

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According to a presentation to investors reported by The Information on Saturday, American entrepreneur Elon Musk has informed investors that his artificial intelligence startup xAI intends to construct a supercomputer to fuel the upcoming iteration of its AI chatbot Grok. According to the report, Musk mentioned his aim to have the proposed supercomputer operational by the fall of 2025 and noted that xAI might collaborate with Oracle to build this large-scale computer. xAI was not available for immediate comment, and Oracle did not respond to inquiry for comment. According to The Information, quoting Musk from a presentation to investors in…

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OpenAI seems to be less enthusiastic about the comparisons to the movie “Her.” On Sunday, the Microsoft-backed company announced it would pause the use of Sky, a voice feature in the latest version of ChatGPT capable of real-time spoken conversations, after users noted its resemblance to actress Scarlett Johansson’s voice. In “Her,” Scarlett Johansson provides the voice for an AI chatbot named Samantha. The film’s melancholic protagonist, played by Joaquin Phoenix, falls in love with her after interacting with her through his phone and computer. Users of GPT-4’s flagship “Voice Mode” couldn’t help but notice the parallels, joking that the…

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On Thursday, Synthesia, an artificial intelligence company supported by Nvidia, revealed a new wave of AI-generated digital avatars capable of expressing human emotions through text inputs from users. The company asserted that its “Expressive Avatars” possess the ability to dissolve the boundaries between virtual and real characters. Its goal is to remove the need for cameras, microphones, actors, extensive editing, and associated expenses from professional video production processes. Synthesia operates a studio in London, where actors perform scripted scenes in front of a green screen to refine the system. During a demonstration, the company showcased the insertion of three lines…

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The first-ever Miss AI pageant will see AI-generated contestants competing for the crown, being evaluated based on a distinctive blend of aesthetics, technical proficiency, and social media skills. While aesthetics remain a significant aspect of the pageant, the talent of the AI creator shaping the contestant is equally crucial. Judges will scrutinize the adeptness with which AI tools were employed to animate the contestant. But that’s not all. Additionally, these digital divas will be measured based on their social media footprint, with points granted for expanding their audience and fostering engaging interactions with fans. The Miss AI pageant represents a…

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