Microsoft is going to incorporate OpenAI tools into everything they make, leaving Google no choice but to respond. Calling AI “the most profound technology we’re working with today,” Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, introduced Bard, which seeks to combine the breadth of the world’s knowledge with the power, intelligence, and creativity of Google’s large language models. Bard is Google’s answer to ChatGPT. As Yoda would say, “Begun, the AI wars have.”
Fans of Indiana Jones already know that Harrison Ford will be de-aged for parts of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” the fifth film in the Lucasfilm-backed adventure franchise, but have a look at the article in Variety for an “Ah, shucks” explanation.
Then, Getty Images filed a lawsuit against Stability AI, alleging that the company copied 12 million images to train its AI model “without permission … or compensation.”
Although it may not seem so at first glance, these three stories are highly related. Welcome to the new world of AI models hungry for data to train on. Look for new businesses that generate synthetic data in every imaginable category, and look for older, established businesses creating new units to put their vast archives to work. Exciting times.
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