China has blocked access to a computer program developed for children by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The ban on Scratch, a computer program developed for kids by MIT Media Lab, comes amid worsening relations between the U.S. and China, with tech as a main front in the esclating tensions. Scratch contained “a great deal of humiliating, fake, and libelous content about China,” an...
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Meta, OpenAI Square Off Over Open Source AI
Artificial intelligence leaders and policymakers are divided on a key question: Are cutting-edge AI models too powerful to hand to just anyone? That question has pitted companies such as Meta Platforms, which recently made the code for its conversational AI freely available on the internet, against rivals such as OpenAI that sell proprietary AI like ChatGPT but don’t share the code....
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