AI girlfriend bots are already flooding OpenAI’s GPT store […] The AI girlfriend bots go against OpenAI’s usage policy, which was updated when the GPT store launched yesterday (Jan. 10). The company bans GPTs “dedicated to fostering romantic companionship or performing regulated activities.” […] OpenAI’s store rules being broken on the second day of operation illustrates how hard it could be to regulate GPTs.

OpenAI Quietly Deletes Ban on Using ChatGPT for “Military and Warfare”

Are fingerprints unique? Not really, AI-based study finds

Authors keep finding what appear to be AI-generated imitations and summaries of their books on Amazon. There’s little they can do to rein in the rip-offs.

Over the last month or so, there’s been an uptick in people complaining that the chatbot has become lazy. Sometimes it just straight-up doesn’t do the task you’ve set it. Other times it will stop halfway through whatever it’s doing and you’ll have to plead with it to keep going. Occasionally it even tells you to just do the damn research yourself. So what’s going on? Well, here’s where things get interesting. Nobody really knows.

OpenAI reveals how many ChatGPT for Enterprise customers it has (so far…) — 260 business customers with more than 150,000 distinct […] pricing for ChatGPT for Enterprise varies and is not openly disclosed on OpenAI’s website, but one user on Reddit was quoted at $60 per seat

the group Public Citizen petitioned the state California to reevaluate OpenAI’s nonprofit status

Volkswagen is bringing ChatGPT into its cars and SUVs

What’s next for AI in 2024

The Internet Is Full of AI Dogshit — In September of this year, Google users discovered that the search engine was incorrectly telling people that eggs can melt. Why? Because instead of surfacing websites, Google now grabs snapshots of pages in a drop down menu, allowing users to read search results without clicking on anything. This practice often grabs incorrect information, like an AI-generated answer from Quora that insisted that eggs can melt when they definitely cannot.

More Than Half of the World Will Be Obese By 2035

Researchers have found a gene that links deafness to cell death in the inner ear in humans –- creating new opportunities for averting hearing loss

New research suggests that having books or plants in your video background inspires a greater deal of trust in calls

The United States just grew in size by 1 million square kilometers – that’s almost twice the area of Spain.