Nvidia’s Blackwell AI ‘superchip’ is the most powerful yet

The Nvidia GB200 Grace Blackwell Superchip Nvidia Nvidia has unveiled a “superchip” for training artificial intelligence models, the most powerful it has ever produced. The US computing firm, which has recently rocketed in value to become the world’s third-largest company, has yet to reveal the cost of its new chips, but observers expect a high … Read more

Google AI learns to play open-world video games by watching them

Some of the gaming 3D virtual environments the SIMA AI from Google DeepMind has been mastering

Some of the 3D virtual gaming environments that Google DeepMind’s SIMA AI has been mastering SIMA Team A Google DeepMind artificial intelligence model can play different open-world video games, such as No Man’s Sky, like a human just by watching video from a screen, which could be a step towards generally intelligent AIs that operate … Read more

Could an AI replace all music ever recorded with Taylor Swift covers?

Taylor Swift performing in Melbourne earlier this year Graham Denholm/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management A rogue artificial intelligence obsessed with Taylor Swift could supplant all recorded music with artificially generated cover versions by her, say researchers. History would show the American singer-songwriter as being responsible for everything from Für Elise to Paperback Writer, leaving … Read more

AI chatbots use racist stereotypes even after anti-racism training

Hundreds of millions of people already use commercial AI chatbots Ju Jae-young/Shutterstock Commercial AI chatbots demonstrate racial prejudice toward speakers of African American English – despite expressing superficially positive sentiments toward African Americans. This hidden bias could influence AI decisions about a person’s employability and criminality. “We discover a form of covert racism in [large … Read more