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Make-A-Video: An AI system that generates videos from text

NEW AI system lets people turn text prompts into brief, high-quality video clips. Make-A-Video builds on Meta AI’s recent progress in generative technology research and has the potential to open new opportunities for creators and artists.

Tesla boss Elon Musk presents humanoid robot Optimus

Tech billionaire Elon Musk has presented the latest prototype of a humanoid robot being developed by his Tesla electric car company.

AudioGen: Meta AI generates audio from text

Researchers from Meta AI and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem introduce AudioGen: a Transformer-based generative AI model that can generate audio from scratch to match text input or extend existing audio input.

Dreamfusion: Google AI creates 3D models from tex

Dreamfusion is the evolution of Dream Fields, a generative 3D AI system that Google unveiled in late 2021. For Dream Fields, Google combined OpenAI’s image analysis model CLIP with Neural Radiance Fields (NeRF), which allow a neural network to store 3D models

DeepMind’s game-playing AI has beaten a 50-year-old record in computer science

The new version of AlphaZero discovered a faster way to do matrix multiplication, a core problem in computing that affects thousands of everyday computer tasks.

Google’s newest AI generator creates HD video from text prompts

Not to be outdone by Meta’s recent make-a-video, Google announced its Imagen Video AI model, which also generates video clips from text descriptions.

Google’s new AI can hear a snippet of song—and then keep on playing

AudioLM, developed by Google researchers, generates audio that fits the style of the prompt, including complex sounds like piano music, or people speaking, in a way that is almost indistinguishable from the original recording.

AI music generators could be a boon for artists — but also problematic

Stability AI, the company behind Stable Diffusion, is tackling music

Boston Dynamics pledges not to weaponize its robots

Several robotics companies, including Boston Dynamics, are pledging not to support the weaponization of their products and are calling for others in the industry to do the same.

Microsoft Integrates DALL-E 2 into Designer and Creator Apps

Microsoft announced it is integrating OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 into its new Microsoft Designer app, as well as its Microsoft Edge browser and the Image Creator tool in its Bing search engine. Microsoft provides cloud computing services to OpenAI and has partnered with OpenAI in AI commercialization efforts including the Azure OpenAI Service, now in preview, and GitHub Copilot

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