Issue #48 - The forest for the trees

February 10, 2024
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In This Issue

  • What Caught My Attention This Week
    • Microsoft announced a new initiative to train 2 million Indians on AI by 2025.
    • The UK Intellectual Property Office fails to convince AI providers and news organizations to agree on a voluntary code of practice on copyrighted material.
    • Sainsbury’s is preparing to roll out automated tills, warehouse robots, and AI forecasting tools. Job cuts are not excluded.
  • The Way We Work Now
    • The winner of the Japanese Akutagawa Prize reveals to have copied 5% of the book from ChatGPT.
    • A new book uncovers how employers are using AI candidate-screening algorithms.
  • How Do You Feel?
    • Nobel Prize winner cautioned younger generations against piling into (STEM) subjects.
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