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reader comments 13 with 0 posters participating Share this story It is common to hear news reports about large data breaches, but what happens once your personal data is stolen? Our research shows that, like most legal commodities, stolen data products flow through a supply chain consisting of producers, wholesalers, and consumers. But this supply ..

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Enlarge / Two examples of Stable Diffusion-generated artwork provided by Apple. reader comments 69 with 0 posters participating Share this story On Wednesday, Apple released optimizations that allow the Stable Diffusion AI image generator to run on Apple Silicon using Core ML, Apple’s proprietary framework for machine learning models. The optimizations will allow app developers ..

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reader comments 99 with 0 posters participating Share this story Mayors’ offices and courts in Russia are under attack by never-before-seen malware that poses as ransomware but is actually a wiper that permanently destroys data on an infected system, according to security company Kaspersky and the Izvestia news service. Kaspersky researchers have named the wiper ..

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Enlarge / An AI-generated image of a chatbot exploding forth from squiggly radial lines, as was foretold by the prompt. Benj Edwards / Ars Technica reader comments 65 with 0 posters participating Share this story On Wednesday, OpenAI announced ChatGPT, a dialogue-based AI chat interface for its GPT-3 family of large language models. It’s currently ..

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Enlarge / Benj Edwards’ computer running The Cave BBS in 1994. reader comments 56 with 0 posters participating Share this story Thirty years ago last week—on November 25, 1992—my BBS came online for the first time. I was only 11 years old, working from my dad’s Tandy 1800HD laptop and a 2400 baud modem. The ..

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reader comments 31 with 0 posters participating Share this story Google researchers said on Wednesday they have linked a Barcelona, Spain-based IT company to the sale of advanced software frameworks that exploit vulnerabilities in Chrome, Firefox, and Windows Defender. Variston IT bills itself as a provider of tailor-made information security solutions, including: technology for embedded ..

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Enlarge / An example of Disney’s FRAN age-changing AI that shows the original image on the left and re-aged rows of older (top, at age 65) and younger (lower, at age 18) examples of the same person. reader comments 89 with 0 posters participating Share this story Disney researchers have created a new neural network ..

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Enlarge / An AI-generated image inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Ars Technica reader comments 67 with 0 posters participating Share this story On Monday, OpenAI announced a new model in the GPT-3 family of AI-powered large language models, text-davinci-003, that reportedly improves on its predecessors by handling more complex instructions and producing longer-form content. Almost ..

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Getty Images reader comments 167 with 0 posters participating Share this story As Elon Musk critics flee from Twitter, Mastodon seems to be the most common replacement. In the last month, the number of monthly active users on Mastodon has rocketed more than threefold, from about 1 million to 3.5 million, while total number of ..

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Enlarge / MineDojo’s AI can perform complex tasks in Minecraft. reader comments 17 with 0 posters participating Share this story A paper describing MineDojo, Nvidia’s generalist AI agent that can perform actions from written prompts in Minecraft, won an Outstanding Datasets and Benchmarks Paper Award at the 2022 NeurIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) conference, Nvidia ..

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