Newo.ai’s ‘digital employee’ merges AI agent with robot

Key Takeaways: – New fascination with AI agents capable of executing complex tasks autonomously – Newo.ai launches service integrating intelligent agents into physical robots – Co-founded by David Yang, redefining the concept of the workplace – AI agent builder platform allows replication of entry-level human worker intelligence – Newo digital workers can handle various office…

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Google’s hidden AI diversity prompts lead to outcry over historically inaccurate images

Key Takeaways: – Google announced pausing its Gemini AI image-synthesis feature in response to criticism of inserting diversity into historically inaccurate images – The controversy led to conspiracy theories of Google being discriminatory and revisionist in history – Elon Musk joined the debate by posting a cartoon criticizing AI progress paths – OpenAI had previously…

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Microsoft is giving Windows Copilot an upgrade with Power Automate, promising to banish boring tasks thanks to AI

Key Takeaways: – Microsoft has introduced a new plug-in for Copilot called Power Automate to automate repetitive tasks – Tasks that can be automated include creating and manipulating entries in Excel, handling PDFs, and file management – The Power Automate plug-in is currently available to some users with access to Windows 11 Preview Build 26058…

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Stable Diffusion 3.0 debuts new diffusion transformation architecture to reinvent text-to-image gen AI

Key Takeaways: – Stability AI has released an early preview of its Stable Diffusion 3.0 text-to-image generative AI model, which aims to provide improved image quality and better performance in generating images from multi-subject prompts. – The new model is based on a new architecture called a diffusion transformer, similar to the one used in…

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