Zoom Data Concerns

Zoom Data Concerens

In this article, we look at why Zoom found itself as the subject of a backlash over an online update to its terms related to AI, what its response has been, plus what this says about how businesses feel about AI.  What Happened?  Communications app Zoom updated its terms of service in March but following…

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AI-Camera Captures More Motorists

A free-standing AI road safety camera system deployed in Cornwall caught 300 drivers in the first three days.  How It Works  The camera system, on the A30 near Launceston, implemented by road safety tech firm Acusensus in partnership with Vision Zero South West, records clear images of passing vehicles (and of the driver) thanks to…

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What Is ‘Synthetic Data’ ?

What Is Synthetic Data?

In this insight, focusing particularly on AI and ML, we look at what synthetic data is, where it comes from and what it’s used for, its challenges, and the implications for businesses.  What Is Synthetic Data?  Synthetic data is data that’s been artificially created rather than derived from real-world activities. Synthetic data is not a…

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Seven Safeguarding SamurAI ?

Tech News : Seven Safeguarding SamurAI?

Following warnings about threats posed by the rapid growth of AI, the US White House has reported that seven leading AI companies have committed to developing safeguards.  Voluntary Commitments Made  A recent White House fact sheet has highlighted how, in a bid to manage the risks posed by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and to protect Americans’…

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$900,000 For Netflix AI Product Manager

Netflix Salary

Leading Streamer Netflix has added more fuel to the fire in the actors and writers’ union strike by advertising for an AI product manager with a salary up to $900,000.  Could Have Paid For Actors  With US actors and writers who are members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)…

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AI Fears Prompt Hollywood Actors To Strike 

Featured Article : AI Fears Prompt Hollywood Actors To Strike

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), the US actors’ union with 160,000 members has gone on strike mainly over fears that AI will reduce earnings and damage their profession.  New Agreement Needed  One of the Union’s main roles is negotiating terms between actors and the studios, and the last agreement…

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Meta’s New ‘Human-Like’ AI Image Generator 

Tech News : Meta’s New 'Human-Like' AI Image Generator

Meta has announced the introduction of I-JEPA, an AI model that generate images that can create the most human-like images so far and is “a step closer to human-level intelligence in AI”.  Overcomes Previous Limitations  Meta says that the I-JEPA model is based on its Chief AI Scientist, Yann LeCun’s vision for more human-like AI and…

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The Impact of Generative AI On Datacentres

Tech Insight : The Impact of Generative AI On Datacentres

Generative AI tools like ChatGPT plus the rapid and revolutionary growth of AI are changing the face of most industries and generating dire warnings about the future, but what about the effects on datacentres?  Data Centres And Their Importance  Data centres are the specialised facilities that house a large number of computer servers and networking…

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EU Wants AI-Generated Content Labelled

Tech News : EU Wants AI-Generated Content Labelled

In a recent press conference, the European Union said that to help tackle disinformation, it wants the major online platforms to label AI generated content.  The Challenge – AI Can Be Used To Generate And Spread Disinformation  In the press conference, Vĕra Jourová (the vice-president in charge of values and transparency with the European Commission)…

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