Ilya Sutskever isn’t performed engaged on AI security

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This week, Ilya Sutskever launched a brand new AI firm, Protected Superintelligence Inc. (SSI), only one month after formally leaving OpenAI. Sutskever, alongside Jan Leike, was integral to OpenAI’s efforts to enhance AI security with the rise of “superintelligent” AI techniques. But each Sutskever and Leike left the corporate after a dramatic falling-out with management over how you can method AI security. 

In EV information, Fisker filed for Chapter 11 chapter safety, capping off months of issues with its Ocean SUV that included recollects and dozens of lemon legislation lawsuits. That is the second automobile firm Henrik Fisker named after himself that has wound up in chapter. His first effort began in 2007 and filed for chapter safety in 2013. 

Change Healthcare this week confirmed {that a} February ransomware assault resulted within the theft of medical data affecting a “substantial proportion of individuals in America.” The corporate processes affected person insurance coverage and billing for hundreds of hospitals, pharmacies and medical practices and has entry to large quantities of well being info on a few third of all Individuals. 

Information

The Division of Justice vs. Adobe: The U.S. Division of Justice filed a lawsuit in opposition to Adobe alleging that the corporate hides termination charges and makes it tough to cancel subscriptions. Learn extra

OpenAI acquires Rockset: OpenAI introduced that it has acquired Rockset, which builds instruments to drive real-time search and information analytics, as the corporate continues to put money into its enterprise gross sales and tech orgs. Learn extra

Buttons are again: Clicks launched a nostalgic, BlackBerry-esque telephone case that provides a keyboard with bodily buttons to the underside of your iPhone. We bought to attempt one for ourselves. Learn extra

The place people and AI coexist: Butterflies is a social community the place people and AI work together with one another via posts, feedback and DMs in an effort to have extra inventive relationships with AI. Learn extra

Apple kills Pay Later: After launching in late March 2023, Apple’s Pay Later characteristic isn’t any extra. As an alternative, Apple Pay customers will have the ability to entry loans via a partnership with the third-party app Affirm. Learn extra

Beware, Outlook customers: A researcher has discovered a bug that permits anybody to impersonate Microsoft company e-mail accounts, making phishing makes an attempt look credible and extra more likely to trick their targets. Learn extra

Perplexity takes on Google: The AI-powered search startup now shows outcomes for factual queries similar to climate and time at a spot, forex conversion, and solutions to basic math queries straight via playing cards. Learn extra

Runway unveils Gen-3: The corporate’s newest AI mannequin for producing movies delivers a “main” enchancment in pace — in addition to extra management over the construction, model and movement of the generated movies. Learn extra

Evaluation

What ought to AI appear like?: From black holes to colourful blobs, representing AI in person interfaces generally is a problem. Whereas approaches differ to branding purportedly all-seeing, all-knowing, all-doing intelligence, Devin Coldewey explores how corporations have coalesced round the concept that the avatar of AI must be non-threatening, summary, however comparatively easy and non-anthropomorphic. Learn extra

Why Fisker failed: As Fisker information for Chapter 11 chapter safety, many are left questioning what’s subsequent for the ill-fated EV startup. Sean O’Kane argues that no matter occurs to Fisker or its property, it gained’t change the elemental downside: that it wasn’t able to grapple with bringing a flawed automobile to market. Learn extra

Pushing ChatGPT’s cultural limits: The present ChatGPT affords solutions which might be too generalized for particular questions that cater to sure communities, as its coaching seems Eurocentric and Western in its bias. With most AI fashions not constructed with folks of shade in thoughts, Dominic-Madori Davis and Tage Kene-Okafor report on the Black-owned chatbots and ChatGPT variations that cater particularly to Black and brown communities — and assist founders capitalize on OpenAI’s cultural slip. Learn extra