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⚙️The AI "Godfather's" New Quest & Protecting the Digital Kingdom

Good morning! Today is a day of boundless possibilities in the AI universe, as the world's brightest minds continue to push the boundaries of artificial intelligence. So, grab your favorite caffeinated beverage, take a seat, and get ready to explore the latest advancements in AI that are transforming industries, from healthcare to entertainment. Just remember, every time you ask your smart speaker for the weather or use a recommendation algorithm for movie night, you're witnessing the marvels of AI in action. Now, let's dive into the day and uncover the secrets that lie at the heart of our increasingly intelligent digital world.

In today’s newsletter:

  • 🤖 AI’s “Godfather” leaves Google: Championing AI Ethics and Safety

  • 🪄Samsung's AI Fairy Tale: A Cautionary Tale of Balancing the Magic with Data Security

  • 🍺 AI-Generated Beer Commercial Unleashes Surreal Viral Sensation

  • 📉 Chegg CEO Dismisses 48% Stock Plunge Due to ChatGPT as "Extraordinarily Overblown"

  • 🌟 Ashton Kutcher's Sound Ventures Raises $240M for AI Investment Fund

  • 🚀 IBM to Pause Hiring for AI-Affected Jobs


AI’s “Godfather” Leaves Google, Championing AI Ethics and Safety

AP Photo/Noah Berger

Prepare for an important update in the AI realm, as Geoffrey Hinton, the Tony Stark of artificial intelligence, has chosen to depart from Google after a decade of monumental contributions to the company's AI dominance. This deep learning pioneer now seeks to explore the potential risks of large language models like GPT-4, shifting from technical feats to philosophical analysis.

In an interview with MIT Technology Review, Hinton expressed concerns about language models, describing them as entities that have mastered English but lack common sense and empathy. With a sense of responsibility reminiscent of Spider-Man, Hinton is now determined to address AI safety issues beyond Google's business interests.

Despite his age and chronic back pain, Hinton remains as eager and sharp as Iron Man, enthusiastic about delving into the philosophical implications of AI. He emphasizes the importance of public awareness and open discussions in order to navigate the potential risks of large language models. Like Captain America, Hinton aims to use his influence and reputation to ensure AI aligns with human values and justice.

Reflecting on his career, Hinton remains optimistic about AI's future, hoping it will benefit humanity in numerous ways. As we progress in this era of artificial intelligence, let's follow Hinton's lead, akin to the Avengers, and work towards a future where AI serves as a supportive ally rather than a potential threat.


Samsung's AI Fairy Tale: A Cautionary Tale of Balancing the Magic with Data Security

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File

In a world where AI tools like ChatGPT have become the digital wizards of the workplace, Samsung's recent decision to ban these enchanting tools feels like a plot twist straight out of a sci-fi movie. The Korean tech giant, concerned about sensitive data finding its way onto external servers, has waved its magic wand (or rather, issued a memo) to temporarily banish the use of generative AI services within its kingdom.

Like the protagonist in a thrilling adventure, Samsung faces a tricky challenge: balancing the power of AI with the need to protect its intellectual property. The company joins a growing roster of corporate titans, such as Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs that have also pulled the plug on third-party AI tools, fearing that these digital sorcerers might inadvertently share their deepest secrets.

But fear not, for Samsung's banishment is not the end of the AI fairy tale. Like a determined hero, the company is forging its own AI tools to enhance productivity and efficiency, while also exploring ways to keep sensitive information locked away in its castle.

So, while ChatGPT and its fellow AI wizards may be facing their "incognito" mode moment, Samsung's story serves as a reminder of the double-edged sword that is technology. As our digital landscape continues to evolve, we must always be ready to adapt, innovate, and secure our virtual realms.


🍺 AI-Generated Beer Commercial Unleashes Surreal Viral Sensation

"Synthetic Summer," an AI-generated beer commercial featuring bizarre visuals and set to Smash Mouth's "All Star," takes the internet by storm, showcasing the current limitations of AI video generators. Watch it here.

📉 Chegg CEO Dismisses 48% Stock Plunge Due to ChatGPT as "Extraordinarily Overblown"

Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig downplays the company's 48% stock drop driven by ChatGPT concerns, emphasizing that it's too early to determine the AI's impact on new customer growth rates.

🌟 Ashton Kutcher's Sound Ventures Raises $240M for AI Investment Fund

Sound Ventures, co-founded by Ashton Kutcher, secures an oversubscribed $240M fund to invest in foundation model layer AI companies, with stakes in OpenAI, StabilityAI, and Anthropic. The fund aims to back companies that can transform businesses and everyday life with significant technology.

🚀 IBM to Pause Hiring for AI-Affected Jobs

IBM's CEO, Arvind Krishna, anticipates a pause in hiring for up to 7,800 jobs that could be impacted by AI. This comes as generative AI's influence on corporations, such as online learning company Chegg, raises concerns about job disruption. Experts, however, argue that while AI may change jobs, it won't necessarily eliminate them.


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  • Fireflies: Enables your team to capture, convert, locate, and evaluate audio discussions (link)

  • DoNotPay: Use a Robolaywer to fight corporations, beat bureaucracy and sue anyone at the press of a button (link)

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