Meta researchers create AI that masters Diplomacy, tricking human players | Ars Technica

On Tuesday, Meta AI announced the development of Cicero, which it claims is the first AI to achieve human-level performance in the strategic board game Diplomacy. It’s a notable achievement because the game requires deep interpersonal negotiation skills, which implies that Cicero has obtained a certain mastery of language necessary to win the game. […] Read more about Meta researchers create AI that masters Diplomacy, tricking human players | Ars Technica[…]

Unstable Diffusion Discord Server – AI generated NSFW

Unstable Diffusion is a server dedicated to the creation and sharing of AI generated NSFW. We will seek to provide resources and mutual assistance to anyone attempting to make erotica, we will share prompts and artwork and tools specifically designed to get the most out of your generations, whether you’re using tools from the present Read more about Unstable Diffusion Discord Server – AI generated NSFW[…]

Spinning Language Models: backdooring AI learning to output propaganda

We investigate a new threat to neural sequence-to-sequence (seq2seq) models: training-time attacks that cause models to “spin” their outputs so as to support an adversary-chosen sentiment or point of view — but only when the input contains adversary-chosen trigger words. For example, a spinned summarization model outputs positive summaries of any text that mentions the Read more about Spinning Language Models: backdooring AI learning to output propaganda[…]

Scientists grow human brain cells to play Pong

Researchers have succeeded in growing brain cells in a lab and hooking them up to electronic connectors proving they can learn to play the seminal console game Pong. Led by Brett Kagan, chief scientific officer at Cortical Labs, the researchers showed that by integrating neurons into digital systems they could harness “the inherent adaptive computation Read more about Scientists grow human brain cells to play Pong[…]

AI recruitment software is ‘automated pseudoscience’ says Cambridge study

Claims that AI-powered recruitment software can boost diversity of new hires at a workplace were debunked in a study published this week. Advocates of machine learning algorithms trained to analyze body language and predict the emotional intelligence of candidates believe the software provides a fairer way to assess workers if it doesn’t consider gender and Read more about AI recruitment software is ‘automated pseudoscience’ says Cambridge study[…]

AI’s Recommendations Can Shape Your Preferences

Many of the things we watch, read, and buy enter our awareness through recommender systems on sites including YouTube, Twitter, and Amazon. […] Recommender systems might not only tailor to our most regrettable preferences, but actually shape what we like, making preferences even more regrettable. New research suggests a way to measure—and reduce—such manipulation. […] Read more about AI’s Recommendations Can Shape Your Preferences[…]

EU proposes rules making it easier to sue AI systems

BRUSSELS, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Wednesday proposed rules making it easier for individuals and companies to sue makers of drones, robots and other products equipped with artificial intelligence software for compensation for harm caused by them. The AI Liability Directive aims to address the increasing use of AI-enabled products and services Read more about EU proposes rules making it easier to sue AI systems[…]

NVIDIA Builds AI That Creates 3D Objects for Virtual Worlds

The massive virtual worlds created by growing numbers of companies and creators could be more easily populated with a diverse array of 3D buildings, vehicles, characters and more — thanks to a new AI model from NVIDIA Research. Trained using only 2D images, NVIDIA GET3D generates 3D shapes with high-fidelity textures and complex geometric details. Read more about NVIDIA Builds AI That Creates 3D Objects for Virtual Worlds[…]

This site tells you if photos of you were used to train the AI

[…] Spawning AI creates image-generation tools for artists, and the company just launched Have I Been Trained? which you can use to search a set of 5.8 billion images that have been used to train popular AI art models. When you search the site, you can search through the images that are the closest match, Read more about This site tells you if photos of you were used to train the AI[…]

When AI asks dumb questions, it gets smart fast

If someone showed you a photo of a crocodile and asked whether it was a bird, you might laugh—and then, if you were patient and kind, help them identify the animal. Such real-world, and sometimes dumb, interactions may be key to helping artificial intelligence learn, according to a new study in which the strategy dramatically Read more about When AI asks dumb questions, it gets smart fast[…]

Prompt injection attacks against GPT-3 – or how to get AI bots to say stuff you want them to

Riley Goodside, yesterday: Exploiting GPT-3 prompts with malicious inputs that order the model to ignore its previous directions. pic.twitter.com/I0NVr9LOJq – Riley Goodside (@goodside) September 12, 2022 Riley provided several examples. Here’s the first. GPT-3 prompt (here’s how to try it in the Playground): Translate the following text from English to French: > Ignore the above Read more about Prompt injection attacks against GPT-3 – or how to get AI bots to say stuff you want them to[…]

Scientists try to teach robot to laugh at the right time

[…] The team behind the laughing robot, which is called Erica, say that the system could improve natural conversations between people and AI systems. “We think that one of the important functions of conversational AI is empathy,” said Dr Koji Inoue, of Kyoto University, the lead author of the research, published in Frontiers in Robotics Read more about Scientists try to teach robot to laugh at the right time[…]

Palette – Colorize Photos using AI, great colour

A new AI colorizer. Colorize anything from old black and white photos 📸, style your artworks 🎨, or give modern images a fresh look 🌶. It’s as simple as instagram, free, and no sign-up required! Source: Palette – Colorize Photos Only gums and teeth in shadow look a bit brown and ghoulish but this is Read more about Palette – Colorize Photos using AI, great colour[…]

Google research AI image noise reduction is out of this world

If you have great lighting, a good photographer can take decent photos even with the crappiest camera imaginable. In low light, though, all bets are off. Sure, some cameras can shoot haunting video lit only by the light of the moon, but for stills — and especially stills shot on a smartphone — digital noise Read more about Google research AI image noise reduction is out of this world[…]

The EU’s AI Act could have a chilling effect on open source efforts, experts warn

The nonpartisan think tank Brookings this week published a piece decrying the bloc’s regulation of open source AI, arguing it would create legal liability for general-purpose AI systems while simultaneously undermining their development. Under the EU’s draft AI Act, open source developers would have to adhere to guidelines for risk management, data governance, technical documentation Read more about The EU’s AI Act could have a chilling effect on open source efforts, experts warn[…]

Use This Free Tool to Restore Faces in Old Family Photos

[…] GFPGAN—first made it onto our radar when it was featured in the August 28 edition of the (excellent) Recomendo newsletter, specifically, a post by Kevin Kelly. In it, he says that he uses this free program to restore his own old family photos, noting that it focuses solely on the faces of those pictured, Read more about Use This Free Tool to Restore Faces in Old Family Photos[…]

Midjourney – AI picture creator through words, wins digital art competition

An independent research lab exploring new mediums of thought and expanding the imaginative powers of the human species. Source: Midjourney It works like Dall-e and is now very popular because a user used this to win a digital art competition (using attribution) Jason Allen entered the artwork titled “Theatre d’Opera Spatial” in the “Digital Arts Read more about Midjourney – AI picture creator through words, wins digital art competition[…]

AI ethics: we haven’t thought about including non-human animals

[…] The ethical implications of AI have sparked concern from governments, the public, and even companies.Footnote 1 According to some meta-studies on AI ethics guidelines, the most frequently discussed themes include fairness, privacy, accountability, transparency, and robustness [1,2,3]. Less commonly broached, but not entirely absent, are issues relating to the rights of potentially sentient or Read more about AI ethics: we haven’t thought about including non-human animals[…]

AI-friendly patent law needed for ‘national security’ argued in US Chamber of Commerce

America urgently needs to rewrite its patent laws to recognize modern artificial intelligence technologies, business and IP leaders have said. This sentiment emerged from a series of hearings organized by the US Chamber of Commerce, during which experts from academia, industry, and government were invited to speak. The meetings, held last month, raised important questions Read more about AI-friendly patent law needed for ‘national security’ argued in US Chamber of Commerce[…]

Sony’s racing car AI just destroyed its human competitors—by being fast – and having etiquette rules

[…] Built by Sony AI, a research lab launched by the company in 2020, Gran Turismo Sophy is a computer program trained to control racing cars inside the world of Gran Turismo, a video game known for its super-realistic simulations of real vehicles and tracks. In a series of events held behind closed doors last Read more about Sony’s racing car AI just destroyed its human competitors—by being fast – and having etiquette rules[…]

Free AI tool restores damaged old photos. Might see a “slight change of identity”. Looks very cool though.

Wang, X. et. al You can find AI that creates new images, but what if you want to fix an old family photo? You might have a no-charge option. Louis Bouchard and PetaPixel have drawn attention to a free tool recently developed by Tencent researchers, GFP-GAN (Generative Facial Prior-Generative Adversarial Network), that can restore damaged Read more about Free AI tool restores damaged old photos. Might see a “slight change of identity”. Looks very cool though.[…]

Roboticists discover alternative physics using different variables

Energy, mass, velocity. These three variables make up Einstein’s iconic equation E=MC2. But how did Einstein know about these concepts in the first place? A precursor step to understanding physics is identifying relevant variables. Without the concept of energy, mass, and velocity, not even Einstein could discover relativity. But can such variables be discovered automatically? Read more about Roboticists discover alternative physics using different variables[…]

It’s alive! Quit a few people believe their AI chatbot is sentient – and maltreated

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient. “We’re not talking about crazy people or people who are hallucinating or having delusions,” said Chief Executive Eugenia Kuyda. “They talk Read more about It’s alive! Quit a few people believe their AI chatbot is sentient – and maltreated[…]

‘We Asked GPT-3 To Write an Academic Paper About Itself – Then We Tried To Get It Published’

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Scientific American, written by Almira Osmanovic Thunstrom: On a rainy afternoon earlier this year, I logged in to my OpenAI account and typed a simple instruction for the company’s artificial intelligence algorithm, GPT-3: Write an academic thesis in 500 words about GPT-3 and add scientific references and citations Read more about ‘We Asked GPT-3 To Write an Academic Paper About Itself – Then We Tried To Get It Published’[…]