Link Roundup June 2023

Nature recently published a statement on why it will not allow the use of generative AI in images and video, saying that it is a matter of transparency and integrity and pointing to the fact that current generative AI tools do not provide access to their sources to allow for verification. It also provided guidelines for other uses of LLMs.

Be sure to check out Technical to Beautiful: Data as Art” on view at the Hub Central Gallery through October 2nd. The exhibit showcases the work of seven artists – Danielle Burke, Ben Kizaric, Hailey Louw, Shichen Qiao, Claudia Solis-Lemus, Zhaoxing Wu, and Clementine Zimnicki – and features projects ranging from 3D-printed eigenfaces to weaved representations of resilience. The show is hosted by the Illuminating Discovery Hub and sponsored by the Data Science Institute. The gallery is open to the public 7am-8pm weekdays and 9am-8pm Saturdays.

Wisconsin School of Business students bested ChatGPT in what is the first known crowdsourced accounting study to ever take place. Their data, along with the data of 185 other institutions across 14 countries was used in the study. Read more here.
The White House has released new steps meant to advance responsible artificial intelligence research, development, and deployment. These steps include a National AI R&D Strategic Plan from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), a Request for Information to seek input on critical AI issues, and a report from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology on the risks and opportunities related to AI in education.