OpenAI tool aims to uncover AI-generated text

OpenAI has launched a tool for detecting text generated using services like its own ChatGPT.

Generative AI models used for services like ChatGPT have raised many societal and ethical questions: Could they be used to generate misinformation on an unprecedented scale? What if students cheat using them? Should an AI be credited where excerpts are used for articles or papers?

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Google to speed up AI releases in response to ChatGPT

Google is reportedly set to speed up its release of AI solutions in response to the launch of ChatGPT.

The New York Times claims ChatGPT set off alarm bells at Google. At the invite of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the company’s founders – Larry Page and Sergey Brin – returned for a series of meetings to review Google’s AI product strategy.

Google is one of the biggest investors in AI and has some of the most talented minds in the industry. As a result, the company...

OpenAI CEO: People are ‘begging to be disappointed’ about GPT-4

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman believes there is too much hype around the next major version of GPT.

GPT-3 arrived in 2020. An improved version, GPT-3.5, powers the ChatGPT chatbot.

During a video interview with StrictlyVC, Altman responded to expectations that GPT-4 will come in the first half of the year by saying: “It’ll come out at some point, when we are confident we can do it safely and responsibly.”

OpenAI has never rushed the release of its models due to...

Microsoft releases Azure OpenAI Service and will add ChatGPT ‘soon’

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the Azure OpenAI Service and plans to add ChatGPT in the near future.

Currently, Azure OpenAI Service provides access to some of the most powerful AI models in the world—including Codex and DALL-E 2.

A “fine-tuned” version of GPT-3.5 will also be available through Azure OpenAI Service soon.

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Azure OpenAI Service was unveiled in November 2021....

OpenAI opens waitlist for paid version of ChatGPT

OpenAI has opened a waitlist for access to a paid version of ChatGPT that features additional improvements.

The company has, so far, been reluctant to make premium accounts for ChatGPT—despite OpenAI reportedly spending millions of dollars a month to keep it free.

OpenAI says that it doesn’t plan on making paid “pro” accounts generally available in the foreseeable future. However, the waitlist for such an experimental version shows what kind of enhancements...

Microsoft and OpenAI to challenge Google Search with ChatGPT

Microsoft is set to use technology from OpenAI to challenge Google’s search dominance.

OpenAI and Microsoft have formed a deep relationship in recent years. In 2019, Microsoft invested $1 billion in OpenAI as part of an exclusive computing partnership “to build new Azure AI supercomputing technologies”.

A year later, Microsoft teamed up with OpenAI to exclusively license GPT-3. The licensing deal allowed Microsoft to leverage GPT-3’s technical innovations to...

OpenAI upgrades GPT-3 with impressive new skills

OpenAI’s latest upgrade for GPT-3 has given the generalised language model some impressive new creative skills.

This week, OpenAI released a new text model (text-davinci-003) for GPT-3. Researchers have been playing around with the model to see what it can now do.

One user on Hacker News asked GPT-3 to write “a short rhyming poem explaining Einstein's theory of general relativity in easy but accurate terms.”

This was the result:

“If you want...

OpenAI and Microsoft hit with lawsuit over GitHub Copilot

A class-action lawsuit has been launched against OpenAI and Microsoft over GitHub Copilot.

GitHub Copilot uses technology from OpenAI to help generate code and speed up software development. Microsoft says that it is trained on “billions of lines of public code … written by others.”

Last month, developer and lawyer Matthew Butterick announced that he’d partnered with the Joseph Saveri Law Firm to investigate whether Copilot infringed on the rights of developers...

Shutterstock partners with OpenAI to advance AI image generation

Shutterstock is expanding its partnership with OpenAI to advance how AI image generators are trained and how contributors are rewarded.

The stock image service will offer “direct access” to OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 image generator through its website.

“The mediums to express creativity are constantly evolving and expanding. We recognize that it is our great responsibility to embrace this evolution and to ensure that the generative technology that drives innovation is...

OpenAI removes waitlist for DALL-E text-to-image generator

OpenAI has removed the waitlist for its DALL-E service and the text-to-image generator is now publicly available.

The original DALL-E debuted in January 2021 to much fanfare. In April this year, DALL-E 2 was released with significant improvements.

Interest around DALL-E has somewhat waned over the past year in favour of rivals such as Midjourney and Stable Diffusion.

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