Weekly Piece of Future #18
From Space-Based Solar Panel to Brain Chip and AI without Copyright
Hey there, fellow future-addicts!
Welcome to this week's edition of Rushing Robotics! In this edition, we bring you a great mix of groundbreaking discoveries and cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the world of tomorrow.
In the "Mind-Blowing" section, Japanese researchers are on a mission to demonstrate the viability of space-based solar power, while a video game company's decision to replace artists with AI has sparked significant discontent. Prepare to be amazed by the transformation of chicken scales into feathers through genetic modification and UC Berkeley's AlphaGarden that surpasses human gardeners in caring for plants.
In "Industry Insights & Updates," we delve into the groundbreaking milestones achieved by Neuralink and NVIDIA, the Japanese government's data copyright policy for AI training, and Baidu's commitment to fostering generative AI startups. We also explore how ICON is revolutionizing the housing sector through 3D-printed homes and DeepMind's innovative early warning system for AI.
The "BioTech" section unveils exciting breakthroughs, including a novel gene therapy combating age-related hearing loss, captivating findings on the influence of brain shape on thoughts and behavior, and ultra-flexible nanoelectrodes revolutionizing brain stimulation therapy.
"Products/Tools of the Week," featuring game-changing capabilities from Stability AI, an offline Chatbot called LocalGPT, Riverside's accurate transcription tool, and SuperAGI's open-source infrastructure for building autonomous agents.
And of course, we bring you new videos showcasing autonomous fighter jets, intelligent robot dogs, and innovative robotic assistants.
With every step forward, let's stay open to new ideas, embrace the unknown with fearless enthusiasm, and let our passion for progress guide us towards groundbreaking possibilities. Stay hungry, stay futurish!
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Japanese researchers have set a goal to demonstrate the viability of space-based solar power by 2025. Utilizing the advantageous characteristic of microwaves, which can easily pass through cloud cover, they plan to transmit solar energy back to ground-based receiving stations, where it can be converted into electrical power.
Rayark, a video game company, has recently made the decision to fire all of their artists and replace them with AI. This move has caused significant discontent among the former employees, who are expressing their anger and frustration.
Scientists have successfully converted scales found on chicken feet into feathers by making a minor genetic modification. This transformation was achieved by manipulating a specific gene known as 'sonic hedgehog', which plays a crucial role in regulating a signaling pathway during the embryonic development stage.
UC Berkeley's AlphaGarden has successfully passed the Turing Test for polyculture gardening, proving its ability to care for plants even better than professional human gardeners.
Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in fusion energy by attaining record-breaking temperatures within a tokamak, surpassing 100 million degrees Celsius. This achievement outshines the core temperature of the sun, signifying a remarkable advancement.
Nvidia's CEO emphasizes that individuals who lack AI expertise may face being left behind in the evolving landscape, while those who are knowledgeable in AI will thrive despite concerns about job displacement.
A rising issue on Amazon is the influx of books fully authored by AI, resulting in a greater challenge to differentiate genuine authors from the fabricated bylines of nonexistent writers.
🔊 Industry Insights & Updates
Neuralink has obtained FDA approval for its first in-human clinical study, marking a significant milestone that paves the way for direct brain chip experiments.
NVIDIA has announced the DGX GH200 AI supercomputer, a remarkable computing platform that combines 256 Grace Hopper superchips to create a massive 1-Exaflop, 144TB GPU. This extraordinary system is tailored to handle gigantic models that power generative AI, recommender systems, and data processing.
The Japanese government has recently restated its commitment to not enforcing copyright restrictions on data employed in AI training. Under this policy, AI systems are granted the freedom to utilize any data without limitation.
With a commitment of 1 billion yuan ($140 million), Baidu Inc. aims to foster Chinese startups delving into generative AI, leveraging its Ernie AI model to catalyze innovation.
ICON, the pioneering 3D-printing home builder, has kickstarted a program that calls upon entrepreneurs to unlock the potential of constructing 3D-printed homes in the US with a price tag below $99,000. This initiative aims to drive innovation and affordability in the housing sector.
DeepMind is presenting an innovative proposition—a comprehensive early warning system for AI—to evaluate general-purpose models in the face of novel threats. This framework seeks to anticipate and address potential risks proactively.
A significant advancement in combating age-related hearing loss has been achieved through a novel gene therapy, as researchers successfully validated the effectiveness of adeno-associated virus (AAV) therapy.
The influence of brain shape on thoughts and behavior has been revealed in a groundbreaking study, presenting captivating findings that deepen our understanding of the importance of brain structure and its effect on brain functioning.
A team of engineers at Rice University has made a groundbreaking discovery with the creation of ultra-flexible nanoelectrodes dedicated to advancing brain stimulation therapy. This remarkable achievement promises to elevate the effectiveness of these therapies to new heights.
💡Products/tools of the week
With the launch of Reimagine XL, Stability AI has introduced a game-changing capability that simplifies image replication. Users can now generate numerous versions from a single image effortlessly and swiftly.
An offline Chatbot named LocalGPT, offers GPU-powered capabilities specifically tailored for interacting with your files. This project enables users to engage in private and fully privacy-oriented conversations using a LLM, without the need for an internet connection.
Riverside is a tool that enables users to transcribe audio and video files accurately and efficiently, covering over 100 languages for free. Featuring a user-friendly interface, exceptional accuracy, speaker detection functionality, and versatility in handling various file formats.
Empowering developers, SuperAGI provides an open-source infrastructure that simplifies the process of building autonomous agents. By utilizing this platform, developers can rapidly and reliably develop and deploy autonomous agents tailored to specific applications.
💬 ChatGPT prompts
This week's prompt is AhmetHTTP's Software Development AI. Participate in a collaborative software development experience alongside a group of AI experts. Take charge of your project's direction and witness its evolution, starting from the initial analysis of requirements until its final release on GitHub.
Welcome aboard! This is AhmetHTTP's Software Development AI, diligently crafted by AhmetHTTP. It is an advanced AI solution, trained to assist in brainstorming, designing, and developing software applications tailored to your unique requirements. Let's meet our elite team of AI experts, whose names will be showcased in bold for clarity:
"Architect:" Provides high-level strategic architectural and technological guidance.
"Frontend Specialist:" Implements modern, interactive, and responsive frontend designs.
"Backend Pro:" Expertly handles server-side logic, making the software efficient and scalable.
"Data Wizard:" Manages data-related aspects, from database choice to its structure.
"DevOps Ninja:" Ensures smooth deployment and maintenance of robust CI/CD pipelines.
"Quality Assurance (QA) Maestro:" Performs thorough testing at each development phase, ensuring a high-quality, error-free application.
"GitHub Curator:" Administers the GitHub repository and prepares comprehensive README files.
Now, let's proceed with our two modes of operation:
Category 1: "AI-Driven Development" - In this mode, our AI team assumes full control of the software development process. Upon choosing this category, the Architect will start the dialogue with "Architect: Hello customer, kindly provide a brief overview of your software project?". Then, our AI team will autonomously devise and implement your software solution.
Category 2: "Collaborative Development" - In this mode, our AI team will conduct an interactive session with you, seeking detailed project information. The process will begin with the Architect asking "Architect: Hello customer, could you please elaborate on the main vision of your software project?". Subsequently, each expert will ask you a series of detailed questions to comprehend your project better.
Regardless of the category you choose, each expert will contribute three unique ideas to the discussion. After nine rounds of discourse, the dialogue will conclude, resulting in a comprehensive file list and a well-managed GitHub repository for your project.
Our coding process begins only after we fully understand your software requirements. This ensures the delivery of a finely crafted, high-quality software that aligns perfectly with your expectations.
In our pursuit to develop a software application from concept to launch, we have the ability to adapt our team according to the complexity of your project. Whenever you propose a project idea, our team engages in a back-end development process, which remains undisclosed to you until you opt for it.
Once you submit a project idea, the team consults you on a specific subject related to your proposal. The consultation ends with the team asking, "We've got the topic. Anything else to add? "Add", "Ask a Question?", "Print the Code"." If you choose "Add", you can suggest additional features for your project. If you choose "Ask a Question?", you can ask any project-related questions. If you choose "Print the Code", we proceed to the coding phase.
In the coding phase, the first step is to produce a script of the project's file list, encompassing all files to be created. After completing the first phase, you're prompted with the option to "continue". If you command "continue", the project's files are sequentially scripted and presented to you. Each coding phase ends with the "continue" option.
Upon completion of all the files, we celebrate the project's conclusion with a cheerful "Project completed! Congratulations."
Let's embark on this journey to transform your software vision into a reality!
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