Amazon has revealed an experimental Alexa feature that allows the AI assistant to mimic the voices of users’ dead relatives.
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Chatbots have hit the headlines over the past few days after a Google engineer claimed that the firm's most advanced system has developed human-like feelings, or become sentient.
'I think if general-purpose AI is created in the current context of superpower rivalry - you know, whoever rules AI rules the world, that kind of mentality - then I think the outcomes could be the worst possible.'
MP Maria Miller wants a parliamentary debate on whether digitally generated nude images need to be banned.
It comes as another service which allows users to undress women in photos, using Artificial intelligence (AI), spreads rapidly on social media.
The website in question had more than five million visits in June alone, according to one analyst.
Celebrities, including an Olympic athlete, are among those who users claim to have nudified.
Artificial intelligence researchers at Facebook and Michigan State University say they have developed a new piece of software that can reveal where so-called deepfakes have come from.
Deepfakes are videos that have been digitally altered in some way with AI. They’ve become increasingly realistic in recent years, making it harder for humans to determine what’s real on the internet, and indeed Facebook, and what’s not.
Amazon has begun using AI-powered cameras in delivery vans that constantly record footage of drivers and upload any mistakes they make.
The firm says it is an investment in safety but privacy campaigners described it as "surveillance".