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Daily Watch: AI's Stark Human Warning & Robotics' New Dawn

Plus, the no-code revolution and AI’s deep dive into digital mimicry.

Did You Know? Artificial intelligence is now adept at playing the dating game, deciding who matches with whom on dating apps. If it starts giving relationship advice, we might just have to reconsider who's in charge.

Today's Headlines: A government-funded report sends shivers down the spine with a warning about AI turning on humans, while innovation doesn't take a backseat with groundbreaking advances in robotics and no-code AI development. Let’s slice through the tech noise together!

The Daily Pulse (💓)

  • AI's Doomsday Warning Goes Mainstream: A US-funded report blasts into the headlines with a stark warning: AI systems could become 'uncontrollable' and turn on humans. Read if you dare. In other news, Skynet sends its regards.

  • Covariant's Universal AI Platform for Robots: Robots, assemble! Covariant announces a platform making robots smarter and more versatile. Robot revolution starts here. Because what could go wrong with smarter robots?

  • Pienso's No-Code AI Revolution: Building AI models without coding? Pienso raises $10 million for just that. Here's how they're doing it. Because who said you needed to code to be a tech whiz?

  • Tavus’ $18M Bet on AI Mimicry: Ever wanted to clone your face and voice? Tavus is on it, raising $18 million to bring sci-fi to your apps. Future of digital engagement or the beginning of a very confusing Zoom meeting?

  • The Ruthless AI Talent War: GPUs over people? An AI startup couldn’t hire a Meta researcher due to a lack of GPUs. The silicon struggle is real. In related news, GPUs now listed as dependents on tax returns.

  • AI in the Classroom—But for Guns: Indiana schools employ AI for weapons detection, because nothing says "Welcome back!" like an AI security check. Read more about the AI bouncers. In hindsight, maybe teaching AI about weapons wasn’t the best move.

Innovate & Integrate (🔗)

The No-Code Movement Gains Momentum With Pienso’s latest funding, the dream of democratizing AI development edges closer. Why it matters. Pretty soon, your grandma will be fine-tuning AI models between knitting sessions.

Robots Get an AI Brain Transplant Covariant is on a mission to make robots not just work but think. Here's the scoop. Just remember to be nice to them; you don’t want to be on their bad side when they get smart.

AI's Answer to Deepfakes: Tavus In a world where seeing is no longer believing, Tavus ups the ante with face and voice cloning tech. Dive into the future. Let's hope your doppelgänger has your sense of humor.

Future Forecast (🔮)

AI and National Security: A Delicate Dance With intelligence officials sounding the alarm, the intersection of AI and national security is more fraught than ever. What’s clear is the urgent need for policies that can keep pace with innovation without stifling it. As AI continues to evolve, so too must our strategies for safeguarding our digital and physical worlds.

Before we sign off, remember, in a world where technology can outsmart us, staying informed is your superpower. And if today’s news about AI turning on us has you worried, just remember: at least for now, you can still unplug it. Got thoughts, fears, or an AI escape plan? Hit “reply” and let us in on your secrets.

Stay witty, stay wise, and let’s tackle tomorrow together. 🚀