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The USPTO wants to know if artificial intelligence can own the content it creates | THE VERGE

‘It outlines thirteen specific questions, ranging from what happens if an AI creates a copyright-infringing work to if it’s legal…

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GPT-2 text generator released at full strength

AI text generator GPT-2 is now fully available. The complete code and associated data was released by OpenAI, the California…

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Artificial Intelligence Artwork Wins Graduate Art Prize For Camberwell Graduate | ART & COLLECTIONS

‘The Graduate Art Prize…is open to all final year students on BA and MA degree courses at British art colleges…

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The Next Word | THE NEW YORKER

‘…it’s making billions of lightning-fast probability calculations about word patterns from a year’s worth of e-mails sent from Gmail.com.’ The…

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The Economist’s essay contest featured an AI submission. Here’s what the judges thought. | VOX

‘…the AI did not emerge victorious — but even this mediocre performance is a stunning change from what AI was…

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AI BRIEFS: October 2019

KFC Hints at AI, License Plate Recognition for Drive-thrus | THE SPOON | October 30, 2019 | by Jennifer Marston…

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Creativity and AI: The Next Step | SCIENTIFIC AMERICA

Efforts to combine the two foundations of AI may help systems express themselves. All AI systems work in one of…

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OpenAI has released the largest version yet of its fake-news-spewing AI | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

‘…after careful monitoring, OpenAI had not yet found any attempts of malicious use but had seen multiple beneficial applications, including…

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Montag is a New Magazine Written Entirely by AI | BEEBOM

‘The contents for the articles are scraped from the internet using shell scripts and Python scripts. The scraped text then…

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JPMorgan Chase picks AI over humans to write ads | SF GATE

‘…the largest U.S. bank says Persado’s “artificial intelligence message machine” wrote ads that generated two to five times the response…

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Patent agencies challenged to accept AI inventor | FINANCIAL TIMES

“Whatever you think of the ideas on their own, that’s not really the point,” (Abbot) said. “What’s striking is that…

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AI model adds music to its repertoire

An AI technology that generates believable text now produces tunes, too. Both come from OpenAI, a California company dedicated to…

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First AI-generated textbook published by Springer

A 247-page publication about lithium-ion batteries is the first textbook authored by a computer, setting a new milestone in machine-generated…

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Kelly on creativity

‘…the trumpet is not, itself, creative. Artificial-intelligence algorithms are more like musical instruments than they are like people.’  Sean Dorrance…

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A philosopher argues that an AI can’t be an artist | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

 ‘…the trumpet is not, itself, creative. Artificial-intelligence algorithms are more like musical instruments than they are like people.’  In MIT…

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Novel AI system can draw caricatures | THE INDIAN EXPRESS

‘The method enables users to automate caricatures of portraits, and can be applied to tasks such as creating caricatured avatars…

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The first AI-scripted commercial is here – and it’s surprisingly good | WEF

‘Watson was given 15 years’ worth of award-winning commercials, a trove of data showing when consumers tended to connect most…

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Finally, a Machine That Can Finish Your Sentence | NEW YORK TIMES

‘Completing someone else’s thought is not an easy trick for A.I. But new systems are starting to crack the code…

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IBM Watson creates the first AI-made film trailer – and it’s incredibly creepy | WIRED

‘Although a human editor was still needed to patch the scenes together to tell a coherent story, the AI shortened…

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Could a robot write a novel? | BBC

AI tools are helping writers in more ways, for example correcting or suggesting words, and by themselves are generating longer…

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