10 Most Notable Events in AI in May 2023

10 Most Notable Events in AI in May 2023

Updated 1st Jun '23

Progress in AI does not slow down, and as usual, another month brings us more significant events in AI.

1. OpenAI has Estimated the Cost of Developing AGI

OpenAI Lost $540M In 2022, Needs $100B To Develop Artificial Generative Intelligence according to the OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.

Source: The Information

2. Microsoft Announces New AI Features for Bing

Bing Chat is set to revolutionize user experience with an array of new features such as enhanced visual answers, improved document summarization, multilingual Image Creator, visual search, chat history, export and share functionalities, third-party plugin integration, and AI-assisted actions on Edge mobile, including context-based chat and user-tailored drafting.

Source: Microsoft Blog

3. AI CEOs Meeting With Vice President

Amid growing AI safety concerns, White House officials including Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with Big Tech CEOs, with President Biden emphasizing the necessity of product safety, while the administration outlines steps to tackle AI implications such as public assessments of AI systems, a $140 million funding boost for AI research institutes, and the commitment of major AI developers to a public evaluation at DEF CON 31, also addressing national security concerns raised by AI.

Source: Whitehouse

4. GPT4All Now Runs on Any Personal Computer

GPT4All is a system designed to facilitate the training and implementation of robust, tailored large language models, which can operate locally on standard consumer CPUs.

Source: GPT4All GitHub

5. OpenAI and Figure are Building Humanoid Robot

In our April recap, we wrote about Figure working on a humanoid robot. Not much time has passed, and OpenAI has shown interest in the project. Their collaboration could result in a truly noteworthy robot.

Source: Medium

6. Google Unveiled PaLM2 at I/O Conference

Google DeepMind has unveiled PaLM 2, an advanced and efficient AI language model with enhanced multilingual, reasoning, and coding capabilities, designed to power a wide range of Google products, and comes in four sizes for diverse use cases, including mobile applications.

Source: Google Blog

7. Windows Copilot

Microsoft announces the integration of AI in Windows 11 with the introduction of Windows Copilot, a centralized AI assistant for better productivity, and Dev Home, a platform designed to boost developer productivity, both to be previewed in June, along with the extension of Bing Chat plugins for developers and an enhanced hybrid AI loop support for AI development across platforms and devices with new silicon support from AMD, Intel, Nvidia, and Qualcomm.

Source: Windows Blog

8. Intel Announces Aurora gen AI

Intel announced Aurora genAI, a new Generative AI Model for science, designed to run on the 2 Exaflops Aurora supercomputer, with the model to be trained on a diverse range of scientific data and aimed at having up to 1 trillion parameters, significantly exceeding current models; its applications include systems biology, cancer research, climate science, and more, with a focus on accelerating scientific discoveries and insights.

Source: Intel Blog

9. NVIDIA Unveiled a Breakthrough in GPU-accelerated Computing For AI

At COMPUTEX 2023, NVIDIA unveiled the DGX GH200, a breakthrough in GPU-accelerated computing, which is the first supercomputer to surpass the 100-terabyte barrier for memory accessible to GPUs over NVLink, aimed at empowering advanced AI and HPC workloads requiring substantial memory.

Source: Nvidia Developer Blog

10. Adobe has Integrated Firefly (Generative AI Model) into the Photoshop

Adobe has now incorporated its generative AI model, Firefly, into the Photoshop desktop application through a new feature known as Generative Fill. This allows users to carry out intricate image edits in Photoshop using natural language prompts.

Adobe Blog