5 Intriguing AI Developments You May Have Missed Today
As 2023 comes to a close, the world of artificial intelligence is still buzzing with exciting advancements. Here are 5 things you may have missed:
- PM Modi’s Call for AI Exploration: During the last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ episode of the year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the youth of India to explore AI tools, particularly those related to real-time language translation. This initiative aims to preserve and promote India’s native languages, with potential applications in education, judiciary, and more.
- AI-Powered Acoustic Simulation for Brain Ultrasounds: A research team in South Korea has developed a generative AI-powered acoustic simulation technology to address technical barriers in brain ultrasounds. This innovation could have significant implications for non-invasive focused ultrasound therapy.
- Israel’s Investment in AI Innovation: The Israeli government has announced a 100 million shekel initiative to establish nine innovation centers across the country, with a focus on developing high-tech solutions, including AI, for various challenges. This move aims to stimulate innovation and economic development in Israel’s peripheral regions.
- Rise of Deepfake Videos: The prevalence of AI technology has led to a concerning rise in deepfake videos in India. According to the ‘2023 State of Deepfakes Report’ by ‘Home Security Heroes,’ there has been a five-fold increase in deepfake videos since 2019, raising apprehensions about their potential impact on electoral politics.
These developments underscore the growing influence of AI in diverse domains and the need for responsible and ethical deployment of AI technologies.