🦺 Ethical boundaries

PLUS: Chip embargo hurts China’s AI plans

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🧵 In today's edition:

  • 🦺 Ethical boundaries on DALL-E 3

  • 💾 Chip embargo hurts China’s AI plans

  • 📝 Tape It Memo

  • 🎙️ BWAI: New Episode ft. Krish Ramineni of Fireflies

  • 🗞️ AI Quick-Bytes

  • 🤑 AI Fundraising News

  • 🐦 Tweet Post of the Day

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🦺 Ethical boundaries on DALL-E 3

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DALL-E 3 is actually quite insane. Just take a look at these photos above.

With just four descriptive phrases, OpenAI’s DALL-E 3 can generate hyperrealistic images that are both fascinating and wildly troublesome.

But while the possibilities seem endless, OpenAI is setting strict ethical boundaries on its output.

DALL-E 3 on ChatGPT incorporates a "multi-tiered safety system" to prevent the generation of violent, hateful, or adult content, aligning with OpenAI's commitment to ethical AI development.

Interestingly, Bing's utilization of DALL-E 3 seems more lenient, occasionally permitting the generation of images that border on copyrighted content.

Overall: OpenAI's approach with ChatGPT's DALL-E 3 showcases its proactive stance on ethical AI development while allowing creative expression within responsible boundaries.

Having this balance will be critical in the dynamic world of AI-generated content.

Read more: Mashable

💾 Chip embargo hurts China’s AI plans

Hugging Face is facing accessibility issues in China after the government blocked access to its platform, which hosts over 365,000 open-source AI models.

Chinese users reported connectivity problems as early as May, and the platform has been entirely unavailable in China since at least September 12.

The reason for the censorship remains unclear, but it may be linked to new local regulations requiring AI service registration and adherence to content restrictions.

Overall: Hugging Face is a major player in the generative AI technology space, providing a collaborative platform for developers and data sharing, similar to GitHub.

However, its ban drastically impacts the Chinese AI community and can potentially impact their competitiveness in the global AI landscape.

Despite these challenges, Hugging Face remains committed to supporting the Chinese AI community and hopes for improved access in the future.

Read more: Semafor

📝 Tape It Memo

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You know the drill - let’s do this one Investment Memo style.

Company: Tape It - AI-powered software for musicians and songwriters.

Amount raised: $0 / Bootstrapped

The problem:

  • Background noise in recordings, such as hums and hisses, is a common issue when musicians and audio professionals record music and other audio content.

  • It can significantly degrade the quality of the recording, making it less enjoyable for listeners and more challenging for musicians and producers to create professional-sounding recordings.

The solution:

  • Tape It is developing an automatic, studio-quality noise reduction algorithm powered by AI.

  • The AI Denoiser, available as a free web app, removes background noise from audio recordings.

  • Tape It achieves this by connecting a neural network controller to a signal processing-based noise reduction algorithm, allowing for the automatic denoising of various audio signals, including music.

  • This solution aims to produce recordings that match the quality achieved in professional recording studios but at a more affordable cost.

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Read more: Techcrunch

🎙️ New Episode ft. Krish Ramineni of Fireflies

Hey team! Excited to introduce our latest episode featuring Krish Ramineni, the Co-founder and CEO of Fireflies.

During the conversation, we discuss:

  • The importance of data strategy, especially in AI,

  • Why it’s vital to choose the correct AI model for specific use cases,

  • The significance of the iterative process in AI model improvement,

  • Implementing guardrails to ensure high quality AI-generated responses,

  • And much more!

Catch this episode on YouTube, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts today!

🤑 AI Fundraising News

  • Credit Genie raises $10M to provide personalized financial insights to improve the economic well-being of its users using AI and ML tools.

  • Procurify raises $50M in Series C funding to build a platform that enables organizations to consolidate workflows and data into a single system of record, promoting transparency and accountability while capturing reliable spending data to help fuel business growth.

🗞️ AI Quick-Bytes

🐦 Tweet Post of the Day

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