Kimola Newsletter | Cognitive: Bark this way! Can animals jam?

Oct 02, 2023 - 3 min read
Kimola Newsletter | Cognitive: Bark this way! Can animals jam?

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Exploring Animals with AI

Vegan cuisine, an increasingly prominent trend, is capturing the interest of many today. Are you considering stepping into the world of vegan food? Or does the idea of owning a vegan restaurant excite you? If so, now might be the perfect time to embark on this journey. 

The vegan community is seeking more than just meals; they have certain expectations from restaurants. To better understand these expectations and operate your own vegan restaurant more effectively, you can analyze customer reviews of other vegan-friendly establishments using Kimola's free research tool, Tripadvisor Review Analyzer

🥦 If you wish, you can take a look at the report where we analyzed customer reviews for the Hangawi restaurant here.

AI's Impact on Spotify Podcasts

Artificial intelligence may finally enable us to communicate with animals and decipher the complex sound patterns of creatures like crows and sperm whales. This groundbreaking development offers practical benefits in terms of conserving and ensuring the welfare of animals, as well as understanding pets, by leveraging extensive datasets and 'self-supervised' AI models. However, this technology may also bring ethical challenges. 

AI Impact on Spotify Podcasts

Spotify is using artificial intelligence to translate podcasts into different languages while preserving the original speaker's style. This innovation is made possible through the use of OpenAI's Whisper tool. Initially, Spanish translations are being offered, with French and German translations coming soon. This step reflects the trend of companies utilizing producer AI for various products.

AI Predicts Life Potential with 90% Accuracy

A new artificial intelligence algorithm can identify signs of life with 90% accuracy. This development has scientists excited about the prospect of using this system to explore potentially habitable regions such as Mars, the Moon, and Enceladus. The technology also represents a significant innovation in astrobiology, as it offers a novel approach by leveraging the fundamental differences between the chemical structure of life and inanimate molecules. 

Multimodal ChatGPT

OpenAI introduces an update that enhances the versatile capabilities of ChatGPT, allowing users to expect more intuitive interactions. This update includes text-to-speech conversion and image recognition capabilities, making ChatGPT a more interactive and versatile experience.

UPS Uses AI for Package Theft

As doorstep theft increases in the United States, UPS is using its AI system, DeliveryDefense, to combat package theft. This system assigns 'delivery reliability scores' to addresses, identifying high-risk delivery points and assisting recipients in choosing delivery options at stores or UPS branches. UPS also plans to launch a web-based version of DeliveryDefense for small and medium-sized businesses in October.

AI Surpasses Urban Planners

A study conducted at Tsinghua University in China has developed an artificial intelligence system that outperforms human designs by 50% in factors such as access to services, green spaces, and traffic arrangements. This AI can rapidly complete tasks that typically take urban planners 100 minutes or more, allowing urban planners to focus on more complex and human-centric design elements.

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