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In this week’s AI news, we continue to discover more about the intersection of AI and energy consumption, highlighting the environmental impact of advanced technologies. Google reports a 48% increase in emissions, attributing the rise to the energy demands of its expanding AI operations.

In other news, Apple is set to join OpenAI’s board with an observer role, a position currently held by Microsoft. Meanwhile, Meta’s new Chameleon AI model has outperformed GPT-4 in mixed image-text tasks, marking a significant achievement.

Read on for the full scoop on the latest in AI, including the role of AI in startups and the latest developments in AI-driven household chores.

AI in the News

AI drives a 48% increase in Google emissions, according to its latest environmental report. The tech giant puts it down to the increasing amounts of energy needed by its data centers, exacerbated by the explosive growth of artificial intelligence (AI).

As we look into the future, the role of AI in startups has enormous potential to disrupt industries in unprecedented ways. Here’s the role of AI in shaping the future of startups.

Apple poised to get OpenAI board observer role as part of AI pact: Apple’s observer position would match that of Microsoft, and Phil Schiller, Apple’s former marketing chief, was chosen for the role.

New WhatsApp “Imagine Me” feature leaks: It may let you create AI stickers of yourself. You’ll have to upload images of yourself to train the AI mode.

AI and robots that do your household chores? Dream on, folks. A wishful tweet about AI doing “laundry and dishes” captured a popular sentiment — and frustration. Here’s why we are where we are.

Meta’s Chameleon AI model outperforms GPT-4 on mixed image-text tasks.

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As we close the chapter on this week’s AI insights, we’re already looking ahead to what’s next. Join us next week for another exploration of artificial intelligence’s potential and challenges!