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Hey Edge Family, good morning! I hope everyone’s weekend was great! Here’s the latest in AI and tech.
💎 𝟛 Tools to Give You The Edge
🚨 𝟚 AI Updates: AI weapons & 18 country agreement
💻 𝟙 Practical Use of AI: Skill Development
Merlin: One click access to ChatGPT on all websites
Stock AI: Database of free stock photos
Circleback: Get detailed meeting notes and action items with AI
🚨 Breaking AI News 🚨
Big Takeaway: AI-controlled lethal drones that are able to autonomously target and kill humans are nearing reality.
Countries including the US, China and Israel are developing AI "killer robots."”
Critics warn that handing deadly decisions to machines with no human input is profoundly disturbing.
Some nations want UN resolutions restricting AI killer drones, but the US leads resistance to a non-binding pact. The Pentagon aims for swarms of thousands of AI-attack drones to overwhelm enemies through numbers.
Big Takeaway: The US and 17 countries released the first detailed international agreement on keeping AI safe from abuse.
They urge companies to build secure-by-design systems to protect the public from AI misuse.
The nonbinding pact carries general recommendations like monitoring for attacks, protecting data, and vetting suppliers.
Officials say acknowledging safety as the priority, not speed, marks an important mindset shift. Guidelines deal with hijacking risks and releasing models only after security testing.
🇷🇺 Putin’s message on AI
Putin said, that Russia will develop new artificial intelligence technology to oppose the Western monopoly, which he believes will lead to the 'digital annihilation' of Russian culture. (Full article here)
🦿Humaniod robots to become mainstream
While still far from mainstream, companies are making major strides toward advanced humanoid robots. The humanoid robot industry could be worth $13.8 billion by 2028. (Full article here)
🧠 Neuralink quietly raises $43 million
Neuralink, Elon Musk's brain implant startup, raised an additional $43 million in funding. But it faces growing scrutiny over workplace culture and animal testing practices. (Full article here)
💻 Real Life Use Cases
Chat GPT Prompt: Skill Development
Use this ChatGPT prompt to help outline 5 skills needed for the industry of your choice.
🔏 Copy and paste the prompt below ⏬
Outline the top five essential skills needed for a successful career in <Industry>. For each skill, provide detailed strategies and resources for development, including online courses, workshops, and practical tips for gaining experience.
Here’s a link to the results ⬇️
💼 Who’s hiring in AI
*Nvidia full-stack computing company and the leading manufacturer of GPUs (1848 job listings)
Shield AI is an aerospace and defense technology focusing on AI drones and aircrafts (47 job listings)
Factory AI is a research company focused on building autonomous coding agents (6 job listings)
OpenAI is a research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose AI benefits all of humanity. (84 job listings)
Hugging Face largest open-sourced AI community. 12 job listings
Anthropic is an AI safety and research company. 45 job listings
C3 AI provides enterprise AI applications that meet business-critical needs. 100+ job listings
Runway is an applied AI research company focusing on art. 13 job listings
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