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Business

Tanks for All the Fish: A Company is Growing Shrimp in AI-Controlled Shipping Containers

Farming shrimp in an open pond produces toxic effluent that can pollute groundwater and coastal waters. An AI-driven farm in a box may offer a more sustainable alternative.
Different logos from companies like OpenAI, Stability.ai, Jasper and the dollar sign
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Generating Investment: Generative AI Startups Raise Hundreds of Millions in Funding

The generative gold rush is on. Venture capitalists are betting hundreds of millions of dollars on startups that use AI to generate images, text, and more, Wired reported.
Series of images showing different AI tools for farmers
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Smarts for Farms: Microsoft Open Sources AI Systems for Agriculture

The next green revolution may be happening in the server room. Microsoft open-sourced a set of AI tools designed to help farmers cut costs and improve yields.
List of AI tools used to improve fast food services
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Food Forecaster: Chipotle Tests AI For Predicting Customer Demand

The ability to predict customer demand could make fast food even faster. The Mexican-themed Chipotle restaurant chain is testing AI tools that forecast demand, monitor ingredients, and ensure that workers fill orders correctly.
Charts from the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Report
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Tough Economy Hits AI Startups: Investing Slows in the AI Tech Industry

Venture investors are tapping the brakes on AI amid rising economic uncertainty. In their latest report, market research firm PitchBook documents a sharp reduction in investment in AI startups in the first half of 2022, a time of rising inflation and interest rates.
Different Nvidia cloud-computing services
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Chipmaker Boosts AI as a Service: Nvidia Launches Cloud Service for NLP Models

Nvidia, known for chips designed to process AI systems, is providing access to large language models. Nvidia announced early access to NeMo LLM and BioNeMo, cloud-computing services that enable developers to generate text and biological sequences respectively.
App that monitors machinery
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If It Ain’t Broke, Fix It: Factories Use AI for Predictive Maintenance

Factories are using AI to warn them when equipment is reaching the breaking point. Services that monitor machinery to predict imminent failure and provide guidance on necessary upkeep are booming, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Illustrations show how the New York Times' AI-powered paywall works.
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Reading Readers: Inside The New York Times' AI-Powered Paywall

A smart news paywall is optimizing subscriptions without driving away casual readers by showing them subscription pop-ups.
Gif shows closeup images of graphics processing units from Nvidia and AMD.
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The Geopolitics of GPUs: US Bans Nvidia and AMD Chip Sales to China

The ban impacts Nvidia's A100 and H100 chips, and AMD's MI250.
Fishermen insert their catch into a machine from Shinkei Systems, which automatically processes the fish.
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Neural Nets Catch Fresher Fish: Robot Deck Hand Automatically Processes Fish

Shinkei Systems developed a machine that uses computer vision to slaughter fish in a way that maximizes their shelf life and flavor.
TX SCAR robot restocks beverages at a FamilyMart in Japan.
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One Cool Robot: FamilyMart Uses TX SCAR Robots to Restock Beverages

FamilyMart, a chain of Japanese convenience stores, plans to employ robots to fill shelves with beverage bottles at 300 locations.
Drone delivering package.
Business

Where Drones Fly Free: The UK’s Superhighway in the Sky for Drones

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway. The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes.
A Cadillac SUV drives through one of UVeye's Atlas arches
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Auto Diagnosis: AI-Powered Inspections Arrive at Dealers for GM and Volvo

A drive-through system from UVeye automatically inspects vehicles for dents, leaks, and low tire pressure.
Responsible AI pyramid
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Ethical AI 2.0: Microsoft Revises its Responsible AI Standards

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What’s new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
Everlaw's clustering feature organizing thousands of documents
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Order in the Court: Machine Learning Tool from Everlaw Finds Legal Evidence

Machine learning is helping lawyers sift through mountains of documents to find evidence. The legal technology company Everlaw launched a clustering feature that automatically organizes up to 25 million documents for lawyers gathering evidence to be used during a trial.

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