Artists are Suing Companies over ‘AI Art’

A class action lawsuit has been filed in California against Stability AI, Midjourney, and DeviantArt on behalf of artists who have been affected by AI-generated imagery. The plaintiffs, who include Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz, are seeking compensation for damages caused by the companies and an injunction to Continue Reading

Microsoft’s new AI simulates anyone’s voice with 3 second long sample

VALL-E is a new text-to-speech AI model developed by Microsoft researchers. It can closely simulate a person’s voice when given a three-second audio sample. Once it learns a specific voice, VALL-E can synthesize audio of that person saying anything, and it attempts to preserve the speaker’s emotional tone. Microsoft calls Continue Reading

Schools suing social media platforms over youth ‘mental health crisis’ in Seattle

Seattle public schools are suing TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, alleging that they have caused a “mental health crisis among America’s youth.” The schools claim that the tech companies exploit the addictive nature of social media and push harmful content, leading to rising anxiety, depression, and thoughts of self-harm Continue Reading