AI Edition 🤖

AI Edition 🤖

Everyday there's new updates and exciting and innovative announcements about AI. It's a full-time job just to keep up with it. And like we've seen over the last weekend, it's not without controversy. Let's take a look at some of the big announcements over the just the last thirty days.

  • Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. This Executive Order (EO) signed by President Biden, addresses the potential and challenges of AI. It outlines the U.S. government's approach to AI development and use, focusing on safety, responsibility, and adhering to principles that reflect the nation's values and society's needs, addressing those principles by implementing more governance, monitoring, and control of AI technologies by the government.
  • Google expands Anthropic partnership after Microsoft and Oracle detail AI collaboration: Google announced that it is expanding its partnership with Anthropic, a startup developing AI safety research, following Microsoft and Oracle's recent announcements of their own AI partnerships. Google and Anthropic will work together to develop new AI safety technologies.
  • ChatGPT Suffers A DDoS Attack – DTH: DTH, a cybersecurity firm, reported that ChatGPT suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The attack caused ChatGPT to be unavailable for several hours.
  • Amazon's Push into Generative AI with Custom AWS Chips: Amazon is accelerating its efforts in the generative AI space by developing two types of custom microchips, Inferentia and Trainium, at its Austin, Texas, facility. These chips offer an alternative to Nvidia GPUs, which are increasingly hard and expensive to procure. This move signifies Amazon's attempt to catch up in the booming generative AI market, where competitors like Microsoft and Google have already made significant strides.
  • Microsoft hires Sam Altman, former OpenAI CEO: Microsoft announced that it has hired Sam Altman, the former CEO of OpenAI, to lead a new advanced AI team. Altman will be responsible for developing new AI products and services for Microsoft.

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