Are social media apps ‘dangerous products’? 2 scholars explain how the companies rely on young users but fail to protect them

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The Moderate Voice

The CEOs of Discord, Snap, TikTok, X and Meta prepare to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Jan. 31, 2024.Alex Wong/Getty Images Joan Donovan, Boston University and Sara Parker, McGill University “You have blood on your hands.” “I’m sorry for everything you have all been through.” These quotes, the first from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaking to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and the second from Zuckerberg to families of victims of online child abuse in the audience, are highlights from an extraordinary day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee about protecting childr… Read More “Are social media apps ‘dangerous products’? 2 scholars explain how the companies rely on young users but fail to protect them”

Can Apple Bring AI to the iPhone?

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Barchart

The race is on to bring generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology to the smartphone in your pocket. And to judge by the speed at which the technology is advancing, we could see a transformation of mobile communications and computing much faster than what seemed possible just months ago. The launch of ChatGPT brought generative AI to widespread attention, but the prospect of bringing it to handsets seemed a distant hope. Besides training the so-called large language models (LLMs) behind such services, the work of inferencing — or running the models to produce results — is computational… Read More “Can Apple Bring AI to the iPhone?”

AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study

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PsyPost (CA)

In a groundbreaking study published in the journal Science, researchers have developed a machine learning model that mimics the way children learn language, offering new insights into early language acquisition. Using video and audio recordings from a young child’s perspective, the model successfully learned to associate words with visual objects, a feat that sheds light on the mysterious process of how children begin to understand and use language. Understanding how children learn language has long been a fascinating subject for scientists and educators alike. At the heart of this is the phen… Read More “AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study”

AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study

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PsyPost

In a groundbreaking study published in the journal Science, researchers have developed a machine learning model that mimics the way children learn language, offering new insights into early language acquisition. Using video and audio recordings from a young child’s perspective, the model successfully learned to associate words with visual objects, a feat that sheds light on the mysterious process of how children begin to understand and use language. Understanding how children learn language has long been a fascinating subject for scientists and educators alike. At the heart of this is the phen… Read More “AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study”

AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study

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PsyPost (UK)

In a groundbreaking study published in the journal Science, researchers have developed a machine learning model that mimics the way children learn language, offering new insights into early language acquisition. Using video and audio recordings from a young child’s perspective, the model successfully learned to associate words with visual objects, a feat that sheds light on the mysterious process of how children begin to understand and use language. Understanding how children learn language has long been a fascinating subject for scientists and educators alike. At the heart of this is the phen… Read More “AI learns language through the experience of a single child in groundbreaking study”

‘AI’ Issues Eyed In Florida Education

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Tampa Free Press

Amid broader efforts by state lawmakers to look at the impacts of artificial intelligence, a House panel Thursday approved a bill that would create a task force to study AI issues in education. The House Choice & Innovation Subcommittee unanimously approved the measure (HB 483), which would create a task force under the state Department of Education. The governor would appoint members of the task force, which the state education commissioner would chair. Read: Florida Department Of Education Release Grades In New Testing System Members would include a school board member, a school superintende… Read More “‘AI’ Issues Eyed In Florida Education”

Zoom Cuts 150 Jobs, Plans To Hire In Key Areas For 2024 Growth: Report

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Benzinga

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) is reportedly slashing about 150 jobs this week. The number of employees leaving the company, recognized for its videoconferencing software, is less than 2% of its total workforce, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The cuts aren’t across the entire company, and Zoom plans to hire in 2024, particularly in fields like artificial intelligence, sales, and engineering, the report added, citing an anonymous source familiar with internal company strategy. “We regularly evaluate our teams to ensure alignment with our strategy,” a … Read More “Zoom Cuts 150 Jobs, Plans To Hire In Key Areas For 2024 Growth: Report”

Tech Giants Microsoft and Google Tap Into India’s Rich AI Talent Pool for Future Innovations

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Benzinga

Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are engaging with India’s vast programming community and fostering the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) through high-profile visits by their top executives. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will likely engage developers and industry leaders in Bangalore and Mumbai, focusing on AI opportunities. In October 2023, Satya Nadella drafted Microsoft’s ambitious plans following its partnership with OpenAI, which owns ChatGPT. Concurrently, Google’s chief scientist, Jeff Dean, will discuss AI advancements and In… Read More “Tech Giants Microsoft and Google Tap Into India’s Rich AI Talent Pool for Future Innovations”

What Are The Magnificent 7 Stocks? Why Do They Dominate The Market?

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Benzinga

The Magnificent Seven stocks are a group of seven high-profile stocks in the technology sector that have delivered outstanding returns in the last few years. Bank of America analyst Michael Hartnett coined the phrase, borrowing the name from a 1960 Western movie depicting a group of seven gunslingers hired to defend a Mexican village from a band of outlaws. The Magnificent Seven stocks include some of the most valuable companies in the World that benefit from secular technology growth trends like cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), spatial computing or electric vehicles (EVs). What … Read More “What Are The Magnificent 7 Stocks? Why Do They Dominate The Market?”

Lil Dicky Believes Kanye West Doesn’t Dislike Jewish People

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XXL Mag

Despite Kanye West’s past anti-Semitic statements, Lil Dicky believes Ye doesn’t dislike Jewish people. Lil Dicky Thinks Kanye West Doesn’t Harbor Any Hate for Jewish PeopleWhile on a promo run for his latest album Penith, Lil Dicky stopped by to chat on the Flagrant podcast, which premiered the interview on Wednesday (Jan. 31) on YouTube. During the convo, Lil Dicky was asked about playing basketball with Kanye West. What many people may not know is that Kanye is a good b-ball player. The “Freaky Friday” rapper revealed that he played against Kanye during his basketball run in 2017. Dicky rev… Read More “Lil Dicky Believes Kanye West Doesn’t Dislike Jewish People”