AI round-up: week of August 7th

Is it just me or does it feel like the world of AI sped up this last week?

Here is this week's AI Roundup

“This is the worst version of AI we’ll ever use.”

-Paul Roetzer, Marketing AI Institute


August 9, 2023 from Techspot: Websites can now block OpenAI’s web-crawling bot

August 9, 2023 from Consequence: Google in talks with Universal and Warner to develop an AI-generated music tool

→Gonna be honest…not sure I understand all of this one.

August 8, 2023 from Reuters: Disney creates a task force to explore AI

→Stuff just got real.

August 7, 2023 from CNBC: Zoom can now train its AI using some customer data

→Make sure you read your terms of agreement!


August 9, 2023 from CNN: Pope warns about dangers of AI

August 7, 2023 from akhia: MAICON AI conference recap


If you missed it, I posted this on LinkedIn. You will want to bookmark it.

From the U.S. Copyright Office: Copyright and AI resource center.

August 9, 2023 from Greg McKeown: Using the Power of AI to Build a Routine

July 30, 2023 from Shelly Palmer: Prompting for Artistic Creation (Shelly Palmer)

→A resource guide on how to use Midjourney for creative output

March 2023 from Microsoft: Introducing Copilot

→Yes, it’s an older article. But worth sharing if you haven’t seen it in motion. Check out the 90-second video.