Rapper Pras blames artificial intelligence use for losing his case

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Prakazrel Michel of the Fugees says AI caused his lawyer to botch his closing arguments. Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, Fugees rapper, recently lost a multimillion-dollar conspiracy trial that moved through both entertainment and political environments, and now that it was lost, it is taking aim at artificial intelligence technology. The rapper claims that the closing was botched by the lawyer who had used an AI program. According to Michel, the trial attorney used an “experimental” generative artificial intelligence program. This was one of several errors the “unqualified, unprepared and ineffectual” trial…

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ChatGPT artificial intelligence can look for updated information online

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OpenAI temporarily disabled the feature in July but has now reintroduced it to the AI chatbot. OpenAI has announced that ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence chatbot, can browse the internet to offer users with updated information. The AI chatbot had previously been trained to provide users with information up to September 2021. The artificial intelligence chatbot has not been able to provide users with real-time information. However, this week, the Microsoft-backed company OpenAI announced on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, that the new AI chatbot update allows…

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Artificial intelligence is being trained on books without author knowledge or consent

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Nearly 200,000 books are being used for this purpose by some of the largest AI companies. Books3 is a system that uses books to train artificial intelligence, but according to a recent CTV report, the authors of those works were not informed and did not provide their consent. According to a recent investigation, Books3 allegedly uses a pirated e-book collection spanning many genres. The books included in the artificial intelligence learning library include everything from prose to poetry in virtually any genre. They are used to help generative AI systems…

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Are butchers the next to be replaced by artificial intelligence technology?

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The meat packing industry is looking into new ways to automate, potentially replacing human workers. Agriculture in the United States and Canada has introduced a spectrum of technologies in the last ten years, and now certain meat packing companies are considering artificial intelligence. Data systems already suggest spraying, seeding and harvesting times to farmers tending their fields. Growers aren’t the only ones being guided by technology, as robotic milking machines and other automated equipment is now also supporting farmers raising livestock. Artificial intelligence (AI) is now taking its first steps…

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Artificial intelligence continues to contain biases, but progress continues

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Google acknowledges that AI is still highly biased, though the tech is moving forward fast. Artificial intelligence has been rocketing forward both technologically and in popularity, but according to a researcher at Google, it continues to contain biases and repairing fairness in the tech “isn’t a simple thing”. The researcher says the chance is there to get it right as the world adopts it at a rapid speed. “It’s as though we been given a second chance on how we use this technology to dismantle some of the biases we…

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