AI Projects

Xiaoice AI Project

Microsoft’s Xiaoice AI Project

In the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, Microsoft’s Xiaoice AI project stands out as a groundbreaking endeavor that redefines the capabilities and potential of chatbots. Unlike conventional chatbots that offer simple scripted responses, Xiaoice represents a leap forward in conversational AI, delivering a more immersive and human-like interaction experience.    Xiaoice’s inception in 2014 marked […]
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Stability AI Introduces Cutting-Edge ‘Stable Audio’ Model for Precise Audio Generation

Stability AI has unveiled its latest innovation, the “Stable Audio” model, designed to revolutionize the world of audio generation. This groundbreaking development represents a significant leap forward in the field of generative AI, offering unparalleled control over audio content and duration, including the ability to create entire songs.    Traditional audio diffusion models have long […]
Robust Language Models

A Fusion of Domain-Specific Assistance and Robust Language Models in an Embodied Conversational Agent

In the realm of artificial intelligence, large language models (LLMs) represent a breakthrough in deep learning. These LLMs possess the capability to engage with humans in real-time, offering insightful responses to a wide array of queries. Their surge in popularity came about with the advent of ChatGPT, an OpenAI creation that astounded users with its […]
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Baidu’s Apollo

In the rapidly evolving landscape of autonomous driving technology, Baidu’s Apollo platform stands as a beacon of innovation and progress. With its unwavering commitment to advancing the field of self-driving vehicles, Baidu has firmly established itself as a leading force in the industry.    Baidu embarked on its journey into autonomous driving in 2014, with […]
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Project Maven

In recent years, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and military technology has become a topic of considerable debate and controversy. One prominent player in this field is Google, which has been involved in a project known as Maven.    Project Maven emerged in April 2017 as part of the United States Department of Defense’s […]
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Scientists have Pioneered a Novel Soft and Scalable Robotic Hand

Traditional robots are typically constructed from rigid materials, yet nature’s soft-bodied organisms suggest a promising avenue for innovation. The team at the University of Coimbra in Portugal has unveiled an innovative soft robotic hand that boasts affordability and streamlined fabrication techniques. Their breakthrough design integrates soft actuators with an exoskeleton, both crafted through scalable methods. […]

Baidu Unleashes Its ERNIE Bot Generative AI to the Public

The Chinese tech titan, Baidu, has recently declared the public availability of its groundbreaking generative AI creation, ERNIE Bot, accessible through a range of application stores and its official website.   ERNIE Bot showcases the capacity to produce text, images, and videos based on natural language inputs, fueled by the prowess of ERNIE (Enhanced Representation […]
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Meta Introduces the Groundbreaking SeamlessM4T Model for Multimodal Translation

Meta researchers have introduced the innovative SeamlessM4T, a cutting-edge multilingual and multitask model designed to effortlessly translate and transcribe across both text and speech formats. The advent of the internet, mobile devices, social platforms, and communication tools has ushered in an era of unprecedented access to content in various languages. SeamlessM4T aims to materialize the […]

Cruise Initiates Trials of Autonomous Cars in Atlanta

Presently, a human driver remains in control, but Cruise, headquartered in San Francisco, has embarked on trials for its self-driving automobiles in Atlanta.   While Cruise envisions a future ride-hailing service employing autonomous cars in this locale, a spokesperson for the company clarified that an initial phase will involve a human driver operating the vehicle […]

WhatsApp Explores AI-Powered Stickers

We will see AI in many different apps and services as companies figure out the best way to use AI. For most consumer use cases, it makes sense to use generative AI to create new forms of expression easily. If you want generative AI at your fingertips, it seems that WhatsApp could soon allow users […]