Good morning. Two Cambridgeshire startups are innovating in healthcare with AI: Supersense Technologies is developing a device to aid dementia care by monitoring behavior changes without cameras or microphones, while BiologIC Technologies is using AI to expedite and reduce the cost of developing life-saving drugs, particularly in cancer treatment.
💰 Anthropic Seeks $750 Million Boost
⚖️ Chief Justice Roberts Weighs In
🌍 OpenAI's Compliance Journey
💰 Anthropic Seeks $750 Million Boost to Challenge AI Giants
AI startup Anthropic is negotiating to raise another $750 million in a funding round led by Menlo Ventures, aiming for a pre-funding valuation of $18.4 billion. Co-founded by ex-OpenAI executives Dario and Daniela Amodei, Anthropic is positioning itself as a formidable competitor in the AI industry, challenging OpenAI. Learn more about the founders and Anthropic 👇️
⚖️ Chief Justice Roberts Weighs In: AI in the Legal System
US Chief Justice John Roberts, in the Federal Judiciary's year-end report, addressed AI's impact on the judiciary, emphasizing that judges remain crucial despite technological advances. He valued human judgment for its nuanced understanding of subtle factors like body language, which machines might not fully grasp. Roberts also raised concerns over AI's potential flaws, such as generating fabricated answers (as seen here) and biases in legal decisions. However, he recognized AI's potential to democratize legal advice, making it accessible to those unable to afford representation. His reflections highlight the need for a balanced approach to AI in the legal realm.
🌍 OpenAI's Compliance Journey: Navigating EU's GDPR Landscape
Amidst scrutiny over ChatGPT's impact on privacy in the EU, OpenAI has shifted its service provision in Europe to its Irish entity, OpenAI Ireland Limited. Effective February 15, 2024, this move aligns with GDPR requirements and limits regulatory risks. OpenAI's new terms position its Dublin-based subsidiary as the data controller for EU and Swiss users. This strategy may streamline privacy oversight and reduce actions by individual EU privacy watchdogs, centralizing GDPR compliance. OpenAI's hiring in Dublin suggests efforts to establish substantive local operations necessary for GDPR's main establishment status, which could influence the regional regulation of its AI technologies.
Leo is Brave Browser’s new AI assistant
Have you ever had questions about a site, and wanted to dig deeper into a company or topic on the web…but just don’t know where to start?
Creating real-time summaries of webpages or videos.
Answering questions about existing content, and even generating new content on the fly.
Giving answers you're looking for while browsing, trying to solve a problem, or creating content yourself.
Leo combines this easy, free access to AI with the privacy focus of Brave. Chats with Leo are private, anonymous, and secure. Leo doesn’t record chats, or use them for model training, and no account or login is required to use Leo.
Brave Leo is free for all desktop users. No account or login is required to use Leo.
So we made a little mistake on the voting of the last Real or AI issue. If you were “right”… you were actually wrong. Oops! Below are the real results 👇
Sorry to those who get excited 😅
I waddle and quack, but never do I clack,
In ponds and lakes, my home I make.
With feathers so fair but without a single hair,
What am I, can you declare?
Scott Eaton, based in London, is an artist and instructor blending traditional art with digital technology, particularly in representing the human figure.
Eaton, with a master’s from MIT and studies in Florence, crafts art through drawing, digital sculpture, and generative AI. His artworks, like "Contemplating Mass Unemployment II" and "Humanity (Fall of the Damned)," integrate hand-drawn elements with neural network technology.
Eaton combines academic sculpting with cutting-edge digital tools to create and exhibit thought-provoking pieces. His creative collaborations span industries, contributing to high-profile projects and sharing his anatomical expertise with major entertainment studios.
Contemplating Mass Unemployment II, hand-drawn by his neural network
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