Google just held its AI event yesterday at the company’s Pier 57 offices in New York City. The company announced a variety of artificial intelligence (AI) advances, including Generative AI, Language Translation, Health AI, and disaster management. Here is a summary of everything said during the event.
The event also focused heavily on a discussion around its efforts to build responsible AI, particularly related to control and safety, helping identify generative AI, and “building for everyone.”
Google believes everybody should realize that it’s to be sure to utilize its uncommon admittance to the world’s consistently developing information and data to work out strong and new artificial intelligence instruments, innovations, and advancements.
Google unveiled a handful of these new AI tools and use cases during its AI event in New York City on Wednesday and these included;
Despite Google going through years and resources creating comparable tech through its “Imagen” model, the world’s biggest web crawler adopted a wary strategy and, as of recently, shunned freeing its model up to the general population. Google says it’s adding a limited Imagen demo to its AI Test Kitchen app in a “Season 2” update. (Season one included demos showing off LaMDA, the company’s text-based chatbot).
Users experimenting with Imagen can use a variety of odd words to have the AI cook up a personalized cityscape in its “City Dreamer.” The “Wobble,” demo meanwhile, uses similar text prompts to let users create an AI-generated monster.
Generative AI Videos
While previous platforms from Meta and others already offer brief rudimentary AI-generated videos based off of text prompts, Google demoed an “AI-generated-super-resolution video” capable of creating a reliably coherent, 45-second story by combining its Imagen image generator and Phenaki video generator debuted last month.
In some of the more utilitarian use cases, Google said new AI advancements will improve its ability to monitor and track flooding and wildfires around the world. The company announced the launch of a new Flood Hub platform which will attempt to analyze large weather data sets to display when and where flooding could occur in 20 counties.
Google will likewise grow its utilization of satellite imaging systems to prepare its models to more readily distinguish and follow the spread of fierce blazes. The company hopes its wildfire tracking system which currently incorporates the US, Canada, Mexico, and portions of Australia, could give genuinely necessary experiences to firemen answering debacles on the ground continuously.
Google’s “1,000 Languages Initiative”
In an effort to address some of those shortcomings, Google on Wednesday announced a multi-year effort to create an AI language model capable of supporting 1,000 of the world’s most spoken languages. These languages include our own; Luganda, Swahili, Lingala, etc.
Google VP of Engineering Research Marian Croak recognized a few potential entanglements introduced by the innovations in plain view on Wednesday. Those incorporate feelings of dread around expanded poisonousness and predisposition uplifted by calculations and algorithms, further debasing confidence in the news through profound fakes, and deception that can actually obscure the differentiation between what is genuine and what isn’t.
Am so excited personally as a developer and an AI enthusiast especially about the 1000 language initiative because I believe advancements in this field will make the world a small place with tools and AI solutions built and tailored for local communities in Health, Agriculture, and other sectors. Do let us know in the comment section what announcement stood out for you.