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Prompting DALL·E for Fun and Profit: Where to Buy DALL-E, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion Inputs

An online marketplace enables people to buy text prompts designed to produce consistent output from the new generation of text-to-image generators.
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Actors Act Against AI
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Actors Act Against AI

Performing artists are taking action to protect their earning power against scene-stealing avatars.What’s new: Equity, a union of UK performing artists, launched a campaign to
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Excerpts from a true-or-false questionnaire related to AI
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U.S. Adults Fail AI 101

Most Americans don’t understand AI, according to a new survey. Only 16 percent of adults in the United States got a passing grade on a true-or-false questionnaire of AI’s capabilities and uses.
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Woman at an Amazon Go using Just Walk Out technology
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No Cashier? No Problem

Shoppers at Amazon’s newest grocery store can skip the checkout line. Amazon opened its first full-scale supermarket that monitors which items customers place in their cart and charges them automatically when they leave. It calls the system Just Walk Out.
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Netradyne Driveri system used to monitore Amazon's delivery drivers working
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Eyes On Drivers

Amazon is monitoring its delivery drivers with in-vehicle cameras that alert supervisors to dangerous behavior. The online retail giant rolled out a ceiling-mounted surveillance system that flags drivers who, say, read texts, fail to use seatbelts, exceed the speed limit, or ignore a stop sign.
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Results of a survey related to trust, transparency and AI
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Labor Pushes Back

Labor unions aim to give workers more protection against the automated systems that increasingly rule the workplace. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) launched a task force to lobby for collective bargaining, increased transparency, and legal protections related to AI in the workplace.
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Data related to methods for curating news feeds
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Algorithms Choose the News

Machines took another step toward doing the work of journalists. Microsoft laid off dozens of human editors who select articles for the MSN news service and app. Going forward, AI will do the job.
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Workers in office cubicles
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Workers Get the Jump on Automation

Businesses around the world outsource their customer service work to the Philippines. Now the Philippines is preparing its workers to outsource some tasks to AI.
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Excerpt from 2019 Artificial Intelligence Index
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Tracking AI’s Global Growth

Which countries are ahead in AI? Many, in one way or another, and not always the ones you might expect. The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence published its 2019 Artificial Intelligence Index, detailing when, where, and how AI is on the rise.
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AlphaGo playing Go with Lee Sedol
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Is AI Making Mastery Obsolete?

Is there any reason to continue playing games that AI has mastered? Ask the former champions who have been toppled by machines.
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Illustration of vending machine with candy and the text "Say "trick or treat""
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Machines Take Everyone’s Job

From blue collar laborers to lab coated professionals, is any job safe from AI? AI will exceed human performance at a wide range of activities. Huge populations will become jobless.
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Machine putting sauce on pizza dough
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Automation’s Frontier: Fast Food

Quick-service restaurants are experiencing record-high employee turnover, while labor advocates are pushing for higher wages. Some experts say these forces are propelling the fast food industry toward full automation.
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