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The very real fear of artificial intelligence

The very real fear of artificial intelligence
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My job it seems is safe, for now. Stringing together reasonably coherent sentences may not be a particularly testing task, but at least the threat from artificial intelligence (AI), the newest jobs-killer in town, isn't as potent as I feared.

In a recent paper published in the Findings of Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Assistant Professor Xiang Ren and PhD student Yuchen Lin at the University of Southern California found that despite significant advances AI still doesn't have the common sense needed to generate plausible sentences.

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Watch | Coast Guard hunts down, catches two ships carrying 1,520 crore in drugs

Watch | Coast Guard hunts down, catches two ships carrying 1,520 crore in drugs
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Over 200 kgs of heroin worth ₹1,526 crore was recovered by the Officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Friday in an unusual mid-sea drug bust off the coast of Lakshadweep Islands.

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India's second case of Omicron variant BA.4 detected in Tamil Nadu

India's second case of Omicron variant BA.4 detected in Tamil Nadu
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After the first case of the new Omicron sub-variant, BA.4, in India was reported from Hyderabad on Thursday, now a second case has been discovered in Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine released a bulletin and said, "While the identification of the BA.4 Omicron Sub-variant is not a cause of any immediate panic, it is more a reminder to continue the focus on eligible persons getting completely vaccinated and the need to continue to follow Covid appropriate behaviour in crowded areas."

An India Today report has identified the infected person as a resident of Navalur in Chengalpattu district, located 30 kilometers from Chennai.

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