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May 25 2023
C3.ai, Palantir, AMD, and Other AI Stocks Rally on Nvidia's Earnings
Nvidia ‘s earnings forecast for the second quarter pushed shares of other chip makers and artificial intelligence-exposed companies higher early Thursday morning. C3.ai (ticker: AI) stock climbed close to 14% in premarket trading, Palantir Technologies (PLTR) rose 9.5%, and Arista Networks (ANET) pointed 5% higher. Shares in Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOGL) were up around 2% and 3%Barron's
Jun 01 2023
AI Won’t Wipe Out Humanity (Yet)
The idea that machine intelligence will one day take over the world has long been a staple of science fiction. But given the rapid advances in consumer-level artificial intelligence tools, the fear has felt closer to reality these past few months than it ever has before. The generative AI craze has stirred up excitement and apprehension in equal measure, leaving many people uneasy about whereWired
May 17 2023
AI needs superintelligent regulation
Powerful artificial intelligence systems can be of enormous benefit to society and help us tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. Machine learning models are already playing a significant role in diagnosing diseases, accelerating scientific research, boosting economic productivity and cutting energy usage by optimising electricity flows on power grids, for example. It would be a tragedyFinancial Times
May 30 2023
Nvidia valued at $1 trillion thanks to AI boom
"We view Nvidia at the core hearts and lungs of the AI revolution," Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives wrote last week, after the firm told investors it expected to bring in $11bn in sales in the three months to August - almost 50% more than analysts had expected. Meanwhile, there are questions about whether Nvidia can keep up with demand. The firm also faces ethical issues, such as whetherBBC News
May 30 2023
Nvidia hits the trillion dollar mark on AI strength
And then there were five. Nvidia is the latest company whose market capitalization briefly crossed the $1 trillion mark, as its stock jumped more than another 4 % in early trading Tuesday, before losing a little ground. That puts the company in the same league as Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet and Amazon. The stock has been soaring since its earnings report on May 24 that blew past earningsFortune
May 18 2023
How Should We Regulate AI?
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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s call for regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) before the Senate this week raised questions about how to mitigate the risks of new generative AI platforms like ChatGPT. For Context: There is currently no comprehensive federalAllSides Staff
May 30 2023
Deepfaking it: America's 2024 election collides with AI boom
"I actually like Ron DeSantis a lot," Hillary Clinton reveals in a surprise online endorsement video. "He's just the kind of guy this country needs, and I really mean that."
Joe Biden finally lets the mask slip, unleashing a cruel rant at a transgender person. "You will never be a real woman," the president snarls.Reuters
Jun 02 2023
US Air Force denies AI drone attacked operator in test
A US Air Force colonel "mis-spoke" when describing an experiment in which an AI-enabled drone opted to attack its operator in order to complete its mission, the service has said.
Colonel Tucker Hamilton, chief of AI test and operations in the US Air Force, was speaking at a conference organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society.
A report about it went viral.
The Air ForceBBC News
Jun 02 2023
Simulation Sees A.I. Drone Turn on U.S. Military, Kill Operator
An experimental simulation of a weaponised A.I. drone saw the machine turn against the U.S. military, killing its operator. The simulation saw a virtual drone piloted by Artificial Intelligence launch a strike against its own operator due to the A.I.’s perception the human being was preventing it from completing its objective. When the A.I. weapons system in the simulation was reprogrammed toBreitbart News
Jun 01 2023
Sam Altman, Grimes and Others Warn A.I. Poses an Extinction Threat
The advancement of artificial intelligence could lead to the end of human existence as we know it, according to an extremely brief open letter released yesterday (May 30) and signed by big tech executives, AI scientists, academics and, somewhat incongruously, the musician Grimes. “Mitigating the risks of extinction from A.I. should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks suchThe Observer (New York)