Printed 2 hours in the past: Might 26, 2023 at 9:12 am
TGIF. We have got one final tech information briefing to undergo this week, so right here we go. Beginning after all with AI and ChatGPT.
1. A blackout, privateness probes and $1 million in grants
ChatGPT is again up and working after a serious outage hit the conversational AI app yesterday. The chatbot is often accessed by the OpenAI web site, however from Thursday 21:23 AEST till 22:27 AEST the positioning was down. The outage got here as experiences (through Reuters) revealed that Canadian privateness regulators are launching a joint investigation into knowledge assortment and use by ChatGPT father or mother OpenAI, turning into the most recent main authorities to take a more in-depth have a look at AI regulation . Elsewhere, although, it appears OpenAI’s CEO is feeling a bit philanthropic, providing 10 $100,000 grants for experiments in democratic processes to find out how AI software program ought to be ruled to deal with bias and different components.
2. Twitter is not that good at complying with Aussie requests
We lower to The Guardian and so they report that Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has mentioned Twitter is “inconsistent” with its responsiveness to authorities requests. There seems to be just one (1) public coverage contact for Twitter within the Asia Pacific area – and it is in Singapore. eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant mentioned it was an “appalling apply” for Twitter not to reply to letters from her workplace or the workplace of Communications Minister Michelle Rowland. Nice woe.
three. New Cyber Ambassador for Australia
Australia has a brand new ambassador for cyber enterprise and significant expertise, Brendan Dowling. Dowling might be tasked with main Australia’s worldwide engagement on cyber and significant expertise points, whereas delivering on cyber capability constructing, disaster response and resilience in our area, in accordance with a press release from Overseas Affairs Minister Penny Wong. Dowling will assist promote this new cyber technique as a part of his new gig.
four. The opposition says the NBN is being destroyed by Starlink
Here is one from Sky Information for one thing new. Shadow Communications Minister David Coleman appeared on the corporate’s TV channel yesterday, saying “The NBN is being completely destroyed by Elon Musk. NBN misplaced four,000 clients final week and within the final three weeks, it has misplaced eight,000 clients”. Then he used his time to throw shade on the authorities, as a result of that is politics, child. Here is a YouTube hyperlink to his look, as a result of we won’t say one thing with out making hyperlinks.
5. Trillion greenback valuation for Nvidia
Nvidia is a type of corporations that many individuals utilizing its package do not find out about. However this week, the whole lot modifications. Nvidia is on a scorching streak. The corporate’s worth rose 24% yesterday in one of many largest one-day beneficial properties for a US inventory. In accordance with Reuters, the rise has greater than doubled the inventory’s worth this yr and boosted the chip designer’s market capitalization by about $184 billion to just about $939 billion. That is virtually $1.5 trillion in Australian phrases.
BONUS ITEM: The world’s first 110-inch 16Okay TV has over 132 million pixels. We’re dumbfounded.
Have a superb weekend.