Professional Growth, Technology

Generative AI is speeding up human-like robot development. What that means for jobs

In Beijing, the rise of ChatGPT-like artificial intelligence is accelerating research and pushing humanoid robots closer to reality, particularly in China, a hub for global manufacturing. While OpenAI's technology isn't officially accessible in China, local firms like Baidu have introduced similar chatbots and AI models. In the realm of robotics, the advancement of generative AI is enhancing machines' ability to understand and interact with their surroundings. Li Zhang, COO of LimX Dynamics in Shenzhen, noted that AI has significantly expedited their research and develop

Professional Growth, Technology

LinkedIn testing Premium Company Page subscription with AI-assisted content creation

LinkedIn's new Premium Company Page subscription service aims to provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with enhanced tools to boost their online presence and engagement. Priced at $99/month or $839.88 annually per Page, the service offers AI-driven content generation, follower growth tools, and other features tailored to elevate company profiles.This initiative underscores LinkedIn's ongoing efforts to diversify its revenue streams and reinforce its utility as a professional networking platform. Amidst concerns about data privacy and content quality on other soci

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Apple plans Mac line overhaul with AI-focused M4 chips, Bloomberg News reports

According to Bloomberg News, Apple is reportedly nearing the production phase of its M4 computer processors, which are expected to feature AI processing capabilities. The company plans to update every Mac model with these new chips, aiming for a release late this year and early next year. The updated lineup is said to include new iMacs, a 14-inch MacBook Pro, both low and high-end versions, as well as Mac minis.The PC industry has seen a decline since the peak of pandemic-driven sales for remote work and learning. To reignite growth, manufacturers are banking on a new wave

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OpenAI expands its custom model training program

OpenAI is expanding its Custom Model program to assist enterprise clients in creating tailored generative AI models for specific applications and domains. Launched last year at OpenAI's DevDay conference, Custom Model has attracted "dozens" of customers, prompting OpenAI to enhance the program to optimize performance further.The expanded program introduces two key components: assisted fine-tuning and custom-trained models. Assisted fine-tuning utilizes advanced techniques, including additional hyperparameters and parameter efficient fine-tuning methods, to improve model per

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Scientists Achieve New Record for Internet Speed of 301 Terabits Per Second

The recent advancement in internet speed technology achieved by researchers at Aston University in the UK marks a significant leap in data transmission rates over standard optical fiber cables. With an impressive transmission rate of 301,000 Gbps, the researchers have showcased the potential for greatly improving internet speeds without the necessity of completely overhauling existing infrastructure.At the heart of this breakthrough lies the utilization of novel wavelength bands that introduce additional colors to the optical spectrum, thereby expanding the capacity for dat

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