General AI

  • Hopes investment to make Bitesize more personalised and interactive will attract future licence fee payersThe BBC plans to use a multimillion investment in artificial intelligence to transform its educational offering and attract the licence-fee payers of the future.After being heavily relied upon by desperate parents during the pandemic lockdowns, the BBC is to announce a […]
  • Image: The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 35, your guide to the best and Verge-iest stuff in the world. (If you’re new here, welcome, get ready to open some tabs, and also you can read all the old editions at the Installer homepage.) This week, I’ve been rewatching Killing Eve now that it’s […]
  • The decision could set a precedent for future monitoring of people convicted of indecent image offencesA sex offender convicted of making more than 1,000 indecent images of children has been banned from using any “AI creating tools” for the next five years in the first known case of its kind.Anthony Dover, 48, was ordered by […]
  • Video editing software can be overwhelming and confusing, especially for beginners. But with the advent of AI video editing tools and generators, anyone can edit professional videos in minutes! I recently came across Wondershare Filmora, a popular AI video editing software with millions of users worldwide. With its intuitive interface and wide range of features, […]
  • VASA-1 framework can turn a still image and a cloned voice file into a plausible video of a person talking Microsoft this week demoed VASA–1, a framework for creating videos of people talking from a still image, audio sample, and text script, and claims – rightly – it's too dangerous to be released to the […]
  • Microsoft, Meta and Google are snapping up small players in the burgeoning industry – but the Competition and Markets Authority is demanding fair play“Monopoly,” said Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley’s answer to Darth Vader, “is the condition of every successful business.” This aspiration is widely shared by Gamman, the new acronynm for the Valley’s giants – […]
  • Here are the top reasons to choose Claude next time you reach for ChatGPT.
  • In a tumultuous day for the markets, NVIDIA’s stock tumbled by 10%, marking its worst performance since March 2020 and erasing over $200 billion from its market valuation.  This downturn contributed to the S&P 500 dropping by 0.9%, as outlined by Bloomberg data.  The broader market also felt the impact, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite […]
  • Recent controversies, including Civil War posters and altered photos in a Netflix documentary, have led to concern over the growing use of artificial intelligence on screenThough last year’s writers’ and actors’ strikes in Hollywood were about myriad factors, fair compensation and residual payments among them, one concern rose far above the others: the encroachment of […]
  • You can leave your personal vendettas at home – we have work to do, Pichai warns Google is consolidating the various teams working on generative AI under the DeepMind team in a bid to accelerate development of more capable systems.…
  • What if there was a way to ease the stress of running an IT operation – and increase job satisfaction? Turns out, AIOps can offer mental health benefits.
  • It's easier than you think – even if image generation is a little slow.
  • The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI recently released the 2024 edition of its highly influential AI Index report. This comprehensive study offers an in-depth look at the current state of artificial intelligence, analyzing key trends, advancements, and challenges across various domains. As AI continues to reshape our world at an unprecedented pace, the 2024 AI […]
  • AI to be used to help judges and to identify sporting talentOne video presented showed AI capturing diver in real timeIt was an unlikely setting for a revolution. But at Lee Valley VeloPark, where Team GB’s cyclists dominated at London 2012, the International Olympic Committee on Friday set the wheels in motion for how artificial […]
  • I tried Logitech's new AI feature and immediately added it to my bag of tricks – which I don't do lightly. In this article, I'll show you three ways to customize this awesome tool and make it your own.
  • Image: Alex Parkin / The Verge Delta, an app for emulating and playing retro games on your iPhone, has been at the top of the App Store rankings for days. Apple spent years keeping apps like this off its platforms before reversing course earlier this month in the face of European regulation and the threat […]
  • Google says using a virtual card number can help you keep your payment information safe. Here's how you can use one.
  • OpenAI and Meta, pioneers in the field of generative AI, are nearing the launch of their next generation of artificial intelligence (AI). This new wave of AI is set to enhance capabilities in reasoning and planning, marking significant advances towards the development of artificial general intelligence. This article explores these forthcoming innovations and the potential […]
  • In the past two years, generalist foundational models like GPT-4 have significantly evolved, offering unprecedented capabilities due to larger datasets, increased model sizes, and architectural improvements. These models are adaptable to a wide range of tasks across various fields. However, healthcare AI is still characterized by models designed for specific tasks. For instance, a model […]
  • Over the past few years, tuning-based diffusion models have demonstrated remarkable progress across a wide array of image personalization and customization tasks. However, despite their potential, current tuning-based diffusion models continue to face a host of complex challenges in producing and generating style-consistent images, and there might be three reasons behind the same. First, the […]