AI News Today: PM Modi used this AI tool to speak in Tamil in his latest speech; here’s how he did it
AI news today: The tool was used to translate PM Modi’s speech into Tamil in real-time. Bhashini enables people to speak in their language while communicating with speakers of other Indian languages. It provides a variety of translation services, including automatic speech recognition in 12 to 14 languages, text translation in 22 languages, and speech synthesis in 14 languages.
Japanese startup Preferred Networks is intensifying its investment in custom AI chips to secure critical hardware amid a generative AI boom. Supported by Toyota and Fanuc, it began AI chip development in 2016 for supercomputers, focusing on energy optimization and procurement risk reduction. Its second-generation chip, designed for AI tasks, shows improved power efficiency and computing power, and will soon power its new supercomputer.
The adoption of generative AI, including ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, is transforming industries by offering human-like interactions and efficient task completion. These tools, trained on vast datasets, excel in natural language understanding, aiding in diverse applications like customer service, content creation, and market analysis, streamlining processes and enhancing decision-making.
Microsoft’s AI chatbot Copilot will now be able to churn out AI songs on demand. They have teamed up with Suno AI. The Cambridge-based AI music startup Suno offers a tool on Discord that can compose an original song
AI’s progress in physical tasks is showcased by ETH Zurich’s CyberRunner, a robot AI mastering the labyrinth marble game. This AI, learning like humans through experience and aided by computer vision, outperformed skilled humans by over 6%. It marks a significant leap in AI’s motor and spatial skills, expanding its real-world applications.
AI News Today: How will AI impact L&D in 2024?
In 2024, generative AI is revolutionizing Learning & Development (L&D) in the workplace. Experts predict AI will enable rapid course prototyping, content creation, and personalized learning experiences. It will also necessitate comprehensive AI training across all employee levels, emphasizing ethical use, data science, and AI communication, transforming L&D into a more dynamic, efficient domain.
Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend Grimes unveils a new AI toy called Grok which can talk to children
Grimes has also shared the news of Grok on X, formerly known as Twitter, with the caption “Special announcement”. Grimes is an investor and an advisor in the toy company, Curio. Elon Musk and Grimes share three children: X AE A-XII, Exa Dark Siderael Musk, and Techno Mechanicus.