Feb 14, 2024

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How to Think About the Privacy of Cloud-Based AI: How private is your data on cloud-based AI platforms? Here's a framework for evaluating risks.
Feb 14, 2024

How to Think About the Privacy of Cloud-Based AI: How private is your data on cloud-based AI platforms? Here's a framework for evaluating risks.

The rise of cloud-hosted AI software has brought much discussion about the privacy implications of using it. But I find that users, including both consumers and developers building on such software
AI Recovers Ancient Scrolls, GPUs Strain Power Grid, Government Restricts Fake Voices, Better Image Generation
Feb 14, 2024

AI Recovers Ancient Scrolls, GPUs Strain Power Grid, Government Restricts Fake Voices, Better Image Generation

The Batch AI News and Insights: The rise of cloud-hosted AI software has brought much discussion about the privacy implications of using it. But I find that users, including both consumers and developers...
AI-generated image of a metaphorical representation of a deepfake scam targeting a company.
Feb 14, 2024

The latest in AI from Feb. 8 to Feb. 14, 2024

This week's top AI news and research stories¬†featured¬†ancient scrolls recovered using AI, restrictions on AI robocalls, the extreme energy requirements of GPU data centers, and W√ľrstchen, a system that produced superior images after far less training. But first:
Better Images, Less Training: W√ľrstchen, a speedy, high-quality image generator
Feb 14, 2024

Better Images, Less Training: W√ľrstchen, a speedy, high-quality image generator

The longer text-to-image models train, the better their output ‚ÄĒ but the training is costly. Researchers built a system that produced superior images after far less training.
GPU Data Centers Strain Grid Power: AI's electricity demands spur an expansion of power sources.
Feb 14, 2024

GPU Data Centers Strain Grid Power: AI's electricity demands spur an expansion of power sources.

The AI boom is taxing power grids and pushing builders of data centers to rethink their sources of electricity.
U.S. Restricts AI Robocalls: U.S. cracks down on AI-generated voice robocalls to combat election interference.
Feb 14, 2024

U.S. Restricts AI Robocalls: U.S. cracks down on AI-generated voice robocalls to combat election interference.

The United States outlawed unsolicited phone calls that use AI-generated voices. 
Ancient Scrolls Recovered: Researchers decipher scrolls charred by Mount Vesuvius using AI
Feb 14, 2024

Ancient Scrolls Recovered: Researchers decipher scrolls charred by Mount Vesuvius using AI

Three researchers decoded scrolls that had gone unread since they were turned into charcoal by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79.

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