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The Art and Science of AI Prompt Engineering

The key prompt engineering skill for generative AI may be understanding how different models pay attention to different parts of a prompt rather than crafting the "perfect" prompt. READ ARTICLE

Training Days: Teaching Lawyers and AI to Work Together

Law firms are investing heavily in customizing and validating generative AI tools before client use, recognizing the technology's potential to transform legal workflows but also its current limitations. READ MORE

DOJ to Punish AI-Enabled Crimes More HarshlyTags:

US Justice Department is directing federal prosecutors to pursue harsher penalties against criminals who have used AI to facilitate or advance their misconduct. There is a particular focus on election security and misuse of AI around the 2024 elections. READ MORE

USPTO: Humans Still Essential for AI-Assisted Patent Protections

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued guidance stating that only natural humans, not AI systems, can be named as inventors and awarded patents. This establishes that legal personhood and rights like intellectual property protections are still limited to humans.

Carlin's Estate Sues Podcast for Fake AI Special

The estate of late comedian George Carlin is suing the Dudesy podcast for using his likeness and material without permission to create an AI-generated comedy special featuring Carlin, but it turns out the special was actually written by a human. The Dudesy podcast released a 1-hour comedy special titled "George…

Why AI Still Can't Handle a Super Bowl Ad

ChatGPT is not yet advanced enough to fully create a Super Bowl commercial due to creative limitations and legal uncertainties. Brands are hesitant to rely on experimental AI for high-stakes advertising. READ MORE

AI Policy in 2024

The evolving landscape of AI regulation. In 2023, significant developments occurred in AI policy, setting a precedent for the upcoming year. Key areas include the U.S. government's approach to AI regulation, challenges in addressing AI-related harms and risks, the role of AI in global technological competition, and the impact of…

OpenAI's New Licensing Strategy

OpenAI is initiating content licensing deals with publishers to use their content ethically for training its AI models, amid industry-wide challenges regarding intellectual property rights and sustainable AI development. READ MORE

TikTokers Unwittingly Birth New AI Tech

Alibaba created an "Animate Anyone" model that can animate images based on body movement keypoints, sparking debate about ethics and legal issues since it was reportedly trained on TikTok videos without consent. This case could set precedents for AI model training and use. READ MORE

AI and Policing: 2023 Concerns

Key Takeaway The growing concern over the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in policing, particularly regarding the potential impact on civil liberties, privacy, and the perpetuation of historical inequalities. There is an increasing call for the ban of predictive policing technologies and greater scrutiny of law enforcement's use…