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Most work is new work, long-term study of U.S. census data shows | MIT News

This is part 1 of a two-part MIT News feature examining new job creation in the U.S. since 1940, based on new research from Ford Professor of Economics David Autor. Part 2 is available here. In 1900, Orville and Wilbur Wright listed their occupations as “Merchant, bicycle” on the U.S. census form. Three years later,…

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‘Clinical-grade’ AI stress detector doesn't work, study suggests

An AI-powered test that claimed to be “clinical grade” listens for signs of stress in people’s voices. But it provides inconsistent results when tested on the same person twice, according to a study Source link

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Taiwan Completes Wholesale CBDC Technical Study, Central Bank Official Says

Chu says CBDCs “can serve as the operational basis for tokenization” as traditional financial institutions increasingly experiment with digitizing real-world assets. But these innovations may also pose significant risks to financial stability, consumer protection, anti-money laundering measures and market integrity, Chu warned. Source link

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To excel at engineering design, generative AI must learn to innovate, study finds | MIT News

ChatGPT and other deep generative models are proving to be uncanny mimics. These AI supermodels can churn out poems, finish symphonies, and create new videos and images by automatically learning from millions of examples of previous works. These enormously powerful and versatile tools excel at generating new content that resembles everything they’ve seen before. But…

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