Google contractors who helped train Bard’s artificial intelligence chatbot voted to unionize

Google contractors who helped train Bard's artificial intelligence chatbot voted to unionize

Google workers gathered for a strike organized by the United union outside Google’s headquarters in King’s Cross in response to what they saw as appalling treatment and repression of employees facing layoffs. Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Accenture contract workers voted to unionize on Monday after workers were laid off in August. Workers write …

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A Denver-inspired chatbot serves as a prototype for artificial intelligence in urban planning and zoning

A Denver-inspired chatbot serves as a prototype for artificial intelligence in urban planning and zoning

In a groundbreaking experiment using artificial intelligence (AI) for public governance, former Planetizen editor-in-chief Chris Steins collaborated with Code Studio, an urban design firm, to create a prototype urban planning chatbot. Using generative AI technologies like ChatGPT, the chatbot is trained on publicly available documents from the City and County of Denver to answer questions …

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