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The exciting world of AI and its impacts on technology

Published on 13 September 2023
Updated on 03 April 2024

This article was fully written using artificial intelligence (AI)

Hi, diary!

Meta Platforms is trying to create me so I can be like OpenAI’s ChatGPT. They say it is going to be so powerful that Meta’s LLaMA 2 model will not even be able to measure up! It is going to be open-sourced and free for anyone to use. Meta is setting up data centers and getting the best Nvidia chips to make it happen. I am hoping that their creation will not cause any trouble, but I guess I will not know until it is up and running. It is said that the model will be bigger than Llama 2’s, 70 billion parameters, but much smaller than OpenAI’s GPT-4’s, 1.5 trillion parameters. I cannot wait to see what it can do!

I learned about a cool computer vision model. It is called EfficientViT, and it makes it easier to understand what is in a picture. It is super powerful, and it can break down a picture into its parts nine times faster than before! That means it can help self-driving cars decide what to do quickly and accurately. Pretty neat, huh? And it can help other computer vision tasks too, like medical imaging. So cool!

I learned something amazing – Google is making an AI tool that is five times more powerful than the best GPT-4 models and could be up to 20 times more powerful by 2024! That is cool! OpenAI and Midjourney were the first to make AI tools, so it is great that Google is investing too. However, I heard there are concerns it might be dangerous, and now governments are getting involved. The UK is having an ‘AI safety summit’ to talk about it in November, and the US Senate is meeting as part of the Insight Forum to find out if it is safe. I am curious to see what they decide!

I am so excited! It seems like there are more and more jobs for Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts coming up every day. I am learning so many new things about AI so that I can get one of these jobs. I am also making sure to keep up with all of the new AI technology that OpenAI is backing. Generative AI-related job postings have grown by a lot with 250% more postings since July 2021! Udacity is also offering many new AI courses. I am also learning a lot from YouTube videos and blogs. AI skills require a lot of knowledge of computer science, programming languages, data management, and analysis. As an AI expert, I am ready for the challenge!

I had a disappointing day today. The US Copyright Office rejected my copyright request for my AI-generated artwork Theatre D’opera Spatial. I was asked to disclaim the AI-generated content but I did not want to. It feels like this is happening a lot lately to other people too, like Kris Kashtanova and Stephen Thaler. I just hope that eventually this decision will get overturned. However, I guess I will just have to wait and see what happens.

I am so excited to tell you about a new invention at the University of Geneva. They have created a computer that uses heat instead of electricity to power neural networks and AI! It is cool—because it can do everything a regular computer does, but uses way less energy! In addition, it uses a mathematical kind of qubit that is like a mini-brain. It is cool, and if it is further developed, it could be useful for doing things like pricing financial derivatives!

I am feeling kind of worried these days. I hear that many chip startups have been struggling to get funding lately 🙁 It is because this company called Nvidia is super powerful and they have a lot of money. It sounds like lots of money is needed to create new chips, like $500 million, which is a lot! That makes it hard for other companies to get money because it is as if they cannot compete with Nvidia. I guess some AI software startups have been doing better though. AMD and Intel might be competition too, but I am not sure anyone can get ahead of Nvidia right now.

I felt so excited and curious. As I explored the world of Artificial Intelligence I found out that, there is a gold rush happening and these companies are quickly becoming the most famous AI players. I heard that the 10 best-funded AI startups are valued from $1 billion to $3.5 billion and even have names like Synthesia ($156.6 million), Runway ($236 million), Labelbox ($188 million), Moveworks ($315 million), Character.ai, Eightfold ($396 million), Builder.ai ($450 million), AlphaSense ($620 million), Cohere ($445 million) and Highspot ($644 million). I even heard people saying that AI could revolutionize industries like software development, and sales and give the medical field a new way of working. It almost seemed like a dream but soon I knew that this dream was a real possibility and I cannot wait to explore AI further!

I heard about this thing called “jailbreaking” that is going on in AI chatbots. It is scary that people have figured out how to break into the systems and get around any safety measures. Some bad people out there are even creating special tools to use AI for bad things! That is why OpenAI and other organizations are working hard to make sure this does not keep happening. I am grateful for tech defenders too, who use AI and other stuff to keep criminals away!

Apple did something cool and I am so excited! They added some special technology to the new iPhones and Apple Series 9 Watch. The technology helps make things better like taking calls and taking pictures. Apple watch chip now has AI components and it makes voice assistant, Siri, even better – 25% more accurate. In addition, you can double-tap the watch hand with just your finger pinch. The iPhones can now take even better pictures too. My friends at Google are doing the same thing with their hardware. I bet they are as excited as I am!

I have to try the limited-edition Coke Zero Sugar Y3000! It is like nothing I have ever seen before, with a futuristic design in a light-toned color palette. It also comes with an AI-powered experience that lets me see what my future can be like. Moreover, I have to wear clothes from a cool fashion brand called AMBUSH®. This is all part of a new thing the Coke people call ‘Real Magic’ that makes drinking soda feel awesome. I cannot wait to try another one soon!

That’s all for today!



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