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Dec 7, 2023

Messenger is finally getting end-to-end encryption by default

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Years after Mark Zuckerberg said encrypted chats were coming to Messenger, it’s finally being enabled by default.

Meta is rolling out end-to-end encryption for one-on-one chats and calls on Messenger, finally fulfilling a promise that’s been in the works for quite awhile.

The switch to default has been in the works for a long time.

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Dec 7, 2023

Google launches Gemini, the AI model it hopes will take down GPT-4

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Google has been an ‘AI-first company’ for nearly a decade.

Google let OpenAI take the lead in the AI race — now, it’s mounting a comeback.

Dec 7, 2023

Google’s Bard chatbot is getting way better thanks to Gemini

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Google’s chatbot is the best place to try out its new supposedly state-of-the-art model — can it catch up to ChatGPT?

While OpenAI’s ChatGPT has become a worldwide phenomenon and one of the fastest-growing consumer products ever, Google’s Bard has been something of an afterthought.

Is this the moment Bard finally catches up to ChatGPT?

Dec 7, 2023

McDonald’s will use Google AI to make sure your fries are fresh, or something?

Posted by in categories: food, robotics/AI

The fast food company says it will be applying generative AI to its operations starting in 2024.

McDonald’s is partnering with Google to deploy generative AI beginning in 2024, when “thousands” of stores will get hardware and software upgrades.

AI is on its way to a drive-through near you.

Dec 7, 2023

Apple joins AI fray with release of model framework

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Apple’s machine learning research team quietly releases a framework called MLX to build foundation models.

Apple released MLX, a framework to build AI models.

Dec 7, 2023

How AI assistants are already changing the way code gets made

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AI coding assistants are here to stay—but just how big a difference they make is still unclear.

Two weeks into the coding class he was teaching at Duke University in North Carolina this spring, Noah Gift told his students to throw out the course materials he’d given them.

Dec 7, 2023

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Gemini and the coming age of AI

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In an in-depth interview, Pichai predicts: “This will be one of the biggest things we all grapple with for the next decade.”

Google released the first phase of its next-generation AI model, Gemini, today.

Dec 7, 2023

Figuring Out What Artificial General Intelligence Consists Of Is Enormously Vital And Mindfully On The Minds Of AI Researchers At Google DeepMind

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In today’s column, I am going to do a deep dive into what is meant by the oft-mentioned terms known as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

I walk you thru the likes of AI and AGI and what they mean, including a recently posted proposal by Google DeepMind about encompassing levels of autonomy. Good stuff.

Dec 7, 2023

Quadcopter to support China’s sample gathering endeavors on Mars

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China’s quadcopter is aiming to enhance Martian exploration by conducting air patrols, aiding sampling, and extending rover missions.

Dec 7, 2023

Reindeer bots with antlers will Uber your food this festive season

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Uber’s robots will be strategically positioned in busy areas with restaurants and crowds, aiming to bring a festive atmosphere to these demanding spaces.

Uber’s holiday season activities also include a festive fleet, Christmas kit, and Gift hub.

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