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Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of April 15, 2024)

Upcoming events include OLC Innovate 2024, TDWI Transform 2024 Chicago, and Internet2 2024 Cloud Forum.

Coursera Co-founder Andrew Ng Joins Amazon Board of Directors

Amazon has recruited Coursera co-founder and renowned AI researcher Andrew Ng to its executive board.

Global Digital Education Council Established

Ed tech accelerator SuperCharger Ventures and over a dozen global universities have established the Digital Education Council (DEC) to address ed tech issues worldwide, including the impact of AI on education and work.

Kogod Business School Infuses Curriculum and Operations with AI Instruction

The Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, DC, has announced its curriculum and day-to-day operations will feature artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to ensure that existing and new students and staff will have the training they need to remain current in job skills required for this rapidly advancing technology.



Security Professionals Express Cautious Optimism About AI

A new report on the state of AI and security indicates that security pros are cautiously optimistic about AI's potential to enhance threat detection and response.

Report: AI Adoption Hindered by Data Quality

Study "found that nearly every organization experiences challenges when implementing artificial intelligence (AI), with the top challenge being issues with data quality."

OpenAI Testing AI-Generated Voice Mimicry in Limited Private Preview

OpenAI is testing a new AI-based voice technology in an effort to explore its capabilities while keeping it out of the hands of potential bad actors.

Microsoft, Nvidia Expand Global AI Footprint

Microsoft and Nvidia are expanding their AI presence in a widening swath of the globe, with the goal of increasing datacenter power, as well as courting local talent and mindshare.

AWS Plans to Lay Off Hundreds of Tech, Sales, and Marketing Staff

Amazon Web Services has confirmed to multiple outlets that it plans to lay off hundreds of staff in an effort to "streamline."

U.S. and U.K. to Collaborate on AI Safety Testing Frameworks

The United States and United Kingdom governments have announced a joint effort to establish AI safety testing standards and protocols.