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EU Proposes Strict New AI Regulations, April 22nd, 2021
AI misuse could lead to severe fines under new rules

Sead writes in, "The European Commission (EC) is drafting a new set of rules that could dictate how businesses use artificial intelligence (AI) in future.

According to the report, some use cases for AI are 'unacceptable', namely when "AI systems 'are' considered a clear threat to the safety, livelihoods and rights of people".

For example, AI systems that manipulate human behavior using subliminal techniques will not be permitted..."

While many business leaders are curious about AI and see its use as potentially beneficial to their operations, most are not rushing like lemmings into the abyss of AI adoption

Todd R. Weiss writes in EnterpriseAI, "That's the conclusion of a new 36-page global survey on enterprise AI use and exploration trends from Juniper Networks, which identifies three top challenges to greater AI adoption in business as well as strategies to help companies meet those challenges.

The report, 'AI is Set to Accelerate: Is Your Organization Ready?,' says that two-thirds of the 700 business leaders who responded see AI as a top priority in their FY21 strategic plans. But despite that optimism, many business leaders are still being shackled by fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) when it comes to diving in to adopt AI, the report continues..."

Never face the blank page again: These content automation tools use cutting edge natural language processing to create clean, natural writing

"These five tools can actually think and write just like humans! (Or at least they can passably get you started.)", writes Greg Nichols in ZDNet.

"It would have been hard to miss the buzz around AI-powered text generation, and in spheres like content marketing a host of tools are now broadly used for day-to-day tasks. Journalists are no doubt next, so it's with trepidation that we call out some of the top tools currently in use to generate articles, blogs, and relevant words automatically (and without, ahem, a well-trained writer at the switch)..."

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