People are already using ChatGPT to create workout plans

Hitting the gym Despite the variable quality of ChatGPT’s fitness tips, some people have actually been following its advice in the gym.  John Yu, a TikTok content creator based in the US, filmed himself following a six-day full-body training program courtesy of ChatGPT. He instructed it to give him a sample workout plan each day, […]

RSA’s demise from quantum attacks is very much exaggerated, expert says

reader comments 64 with 0 posters participating Share this story Three weeks ago, panic swept across some corners of the security world after researchers discovered a breakthrough that, at long last, put the cracking of the widely used RSA encryption scheme within reach by using quantum computing. Scientists and cryptographers have known for two decades […]

Top 10 AI Tools in 2023 That Will Make Your Life Easier

 In this article, we explore the top 10 AI tools that are driving innovation and efficiency in various industries. These tools are designed to automate repetitive tasks, improve workflow, and increase productivity. The tools included in our list are some of the most advanced and widely used in the market, and are suitable for a […]

The Download: a brain implant breakthrough, and China tech reflections

The news: Eight years ago, a patient lost her power of speech because of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which causes progressive paralysis. Now, after volunteering to receive a brain implant, the woman has been able to rapidly communicate phrases at a rate approaching normal speech. Why it matters: Even in an era of keyboards, […]

Resolving to live the Year of the Rabbit to the fullest

6. The history of Zhongguancun, China’s Silicon Valley, explained. (Wired $) 7. A Chinese state-owned bank in Hong Kong is enticing new clients from the mainland with the possibility of getting mRNA vaccine shots. (Financial Times $) Lost in translation The new year is for new changes, and as Chinese tech publication Baobian reported, many […]

With Nvidia Eye Contact, you’ll never look away from a camera again

Enlarge / Nvidia’s Eye Contact feature automatically maintains eye contact with a camera for you. reader comments 147 with 0 posters participating Share this story Nvidia recently released a beta version of Eye Contact, an AI-powered software video feature that automatically maintains eye contact for you while on-camera by estimating and aligning gaze. It ships […]

Fearing ChatGPT, Google enlists founders Brin and Page in AI fight

Enlarge / An illustration of a chatbot exploding onto the scene, being very threatening. Benj Edwards / Ars Technica reader comments 204 with 0 posters participating Share this story ChatGPT has Google spooked. On Friday, The New York Times reported that Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin held several emergency meetings with company executives […]

Microsoft’s bid to build ChatGPT into its produce line-up

There’s a good reason Google boss Sundar Pichai issued a “code red” to his AI engineers before Christmas – the ChatGPT revolution poses a threat to Google’s vast search engine empire. Part of Pichai’s reasoning for calling on Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to urgently review Google’s AI strategy is the speed at […]

OpenAI and Microsoft announce extended, multi-billion-dollar partnership

Enlarge / The OpenAI logo superimposed over the Microsoft logo. Ars Technica reader comments 79 with 0 posters participating Share this story On Monday, AI tech darling OpenAI announced that it received a “multi-year, multi-billion dollar investment” from Microsoft, following previous investments in 2019 and 2021. While the two companies have not officially announced a […]