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🚨 Latest Developments
Big Takeaway: Japan and the U.S. have agreed on joint AI research for drone technology to support Japan's future fighter jets which are targeted for 2035.
The US is not a part of the fighter jet project but wants to boost defense cooperation with Japan.
The goal is to integrate advanced AI and machine learning into drones to "revolutionize airborne combat."
AI is expected to be integrated into drones working alongside Japan's new fighter jets, with AI giving the drones the ability to collect intel by flying near other fighter jets.
Big Takeaway: Last Wednesday, explicit AI-deepfake images of Taylor Swift caused an uproar after going viral on X/Twitter.
The White House has now advocated for new legislation in response to the Taylor Swift deepfakes on social media.
The images gained over 45 million views in under 24 hours before being removed. Many AI image generators have bans on explicit images, but loopholes exist, like intentionally misspelling names.
Deepfakes have increased by 550% since 2019, with 99% of them targeting women, raising worries about their potential for emotional, financial, and reputational harm.
Blackstone building a $25 billion AI data center
Blackstone, the world's largest private equity firm, acquired data center operator QTS in 2021 for $10 billion betting that AI development would require more data centers. That bet paid off as QTS now has $15 billion in development projects. (Full article here)
OpenAI launches GPT Mention feature
Over the weekend, OpenAI quietly launched a feature in GPT-4 that allows you to type “@” to mention a GPT and use it directly in your conversation. (Full article here)
CaliExpress is the first AI automated restaurant to open in US
The first ever fully autonomous restaurant opened in California. CaliExpress’s robots will handle food preparation in the kitchen, and AI systems will manage order-taking from customers. Human roles will only be assembling and packaging the food. (Full article here)
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