Seeing is believing? Global scramble to tackle deepfakes

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By OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP Chatbots spouting falsehoods, face-swapping apps crafting porn videos and cloned voices defrauding companies of millions — the scramble is on to rein in AI deepfakes that have become a misinformation super spreader. Chatbots spouting falsehoods, face-swapping apps crafting porn videos and cloned voices defrauding companies of millions — the scramble is on to rein in AI deepfakes that have become a misinformation super spreader. Artificial Intelligence is redefining the proverb “seeing is believing,” with a deluge of images created out of thin air and people shown mo… Read More “Seeing is believing? Global scramble to tackle deepfakes”

Chinese balloon advanced, hard to shoot down: US expert

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Washington (AFP) – The first Chinese surveillance balloon that the Pentagon found flying over sensitive US ballistic missile sites may be guided by advanced artificial intelligence technology, a US expert said Friday. A second Chinese surveillance balloon was later spotted over Latin America, the Pentagon said, without specifying its exact location. William Kim, a specialist in surveillance balloons at the Marathon Initiative think tank in Washington, told AFP that balloons are a valuable means of observation that are difficult to shoot down. Guided by AI?Kim said the first Chinese balloon loo… Read More “Chinese balloon advanced, hard to shoot down: US expert”

ChatGPT: the promises, pitfalls and panic

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By Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP Excitement around ChatGPT — an easy to use AI chatbot that can deliver an essay or computer code upon request and within seconds — has sent schools into panic and turned Big Tech green with envy. Excitement around ChatGPT — an easy to use AI chatbot that can deliver an essay or computer code upon request and within seconds — has sent schools into panic and turned Big Tech green with envy. The potential impact of ChatGPT on society remains complicated and unclear even as its creator Wednesday announced a paid subscription version in the United States. Here is a c… Read More “ChatGPT: the promises, pitfalls and panic”

From vaccines to AI: New weapons in the fight against cancer

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By praetorianphoto / Getty Images Could humanity finally be gaining the upper hand in our age-old fight against cancer? Could humanity finally be gaining the upper hand in our age-old fight against cancer? Recent scientific and medical advances have added several new weapons to our arsenal, including personalised gene therapy, artificial intelligence screening, simple blood tests — and potentially soon vaccines. Cancer accounted for nearly 10 million deaths — almost one in six of the global total — in 2020, according to the World Health Organization. Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday, h… Read More “From vaccines to AI: New weapons in the fight against cancer”

strongBuying and Selling NFTs: The Gaming Industry/strong

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The gaming industry has always been popular, so it is no surprise that the newest trend of NFTs has also started to become prevalent among gamers. Thanks to the growing popularity of NFTs in the gaming World, this guide has been created to discuss the benefits of NFTs and how they work on the blockchain. Regarding cryptocurrency, you have more information if you’re considering investing in them to enhance your gaming experience. So, read on to find out more. Benefits of NFTs NFTs have a number of benefits for gamers. They provide a secure and reliable way to purchase digital assets and ensure … Read More “strongBuying and Selling NFTs: The Gaming Industry/strong”

Derek Carr Could Get Released By Raiders This Weekend – Saints Are Possible Landing Spot

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The Los Vegas Raiders might move on from Derek Carr even sooner than many expect. The way the quarterback’s contract is structured results in his $40.4 million salary becomes fully guaranteed for 2023 if the Raiders don’t move on by February 15. Since it’s pretty obvious the team won’t be bringing Carr back, the team might move a lot quicker. This is because the 31-year-old is slated to participate in the Pro Bowl flag football game Sunday. Although he will be representing the Raiders, the team of course might be worried about his health after the game. “A league exec openly wondered this week… Read More “Derek Carr Could Get Released By Raiders This Weekend – Saints Are Possible Landing Spot”

NASA Awards Millions to Historically Black Colleges, Universities

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NASA is awarding $11.7 million to eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through the new Data Science Equity, Access, and Priority in Research and Education (DEAP) opportunity. These awards will enable HBCU students and faculty to conduct innovative data science research that contributes to NASA’s missions. “We’re pleased to make progress through awards like this to intentionally build the STEM pipeline of the future, especially in communities of color,” said NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy. “It’s fitting during Black History Month that we make this tangible step to bu… Read More “NASA Awards Millions to Historically Black Colleges, Universities”