Altman's $7 Trillion Dream
February 15, 2024
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Altman's $7 Trillion Dream

Jason Howell and Jeff Jarvis discuss the week's AI news, including Sam Altman's call for $7 trillion in AI funding, Google's launch of Gemini Ultra 1.0 chatbot, proposed regulations on AI safety, dismissal of copyright claims against AI, and the need for humanities education in the AI field.

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  • Sam Altman wants $7 trillion to boost AI chip and GPU production globally
  • ChatGPT gaining ability to remember user preferences and data
  • OpenAI building web and device control agents
  • Google's Assistant is now called Gemini on Android devices
  • Google announces Gemini Ultra 1.0 model to compete with GPT-4
  • California bill proposes AI safety regulations and requirements
  • AI companies agree to limit election deepfakes
  • Most claims dismissed in Sarah Silverman copyright lawsuit, leaving only 1 direct copyright claim
  • Beijing court rules AI-generated content can be copyrighted
  • NYT op-ed argues humanities education is key to developing AI leaders

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