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‘Digital Narration Technology’ To Deliver Audio For Millions Of Books
Technology

‘Digital Narration Technology’ To Deliver Audio For Millions Of Books

An image of books and apples generated by Stable Diffusion via DreamStudio Lite by John Koetsier in ... [+] reaction to the seed phrase "photo of books and apples in a green field of grass under a starry sky hyperrealistic"John Koetsier Apple quietly launched digital narration technology today that uses artificial intelligence to generate human-sounding narration for books. While it sounds like a dangerously bad idea at first — how will AI know what to emphasize, where to get excited, and where to slow down — the small samples Apple has shared sound surprisingly human. The initial target: long-tail books that will never be worth paying a human narrator for. “More and more book lovers are listening to audiobooks, yet only a fraction of books are converted to audio — leaving millions o...
People Are Eagerly Consulting Generative AI ChatGPT For Mental Health Advice, Stressing Out AI Ethics And AI Law
Health

People Are Eagerly Consulting Generative AI ChatGPT For Mental Health Advice, Stressing Out AI Ethics And AI Law

Should we be using generative AI such as ChatGPT to get mental health advice? Some say this is a ... [+] slippery slope and an endangerment.getty Mental health has become a widespread topic nowadays. In the past, discussions concerning mental health were often hushed up or altogether swept under the rug. A gradual cultural change has led to openly considering mental health issues and eased qualms about doing so in publicly acknowledged ways. You might give some of the credit for this change in overarching societal attitudes as an outcome of the advent of easily accessed smartphone apps that aid your personal mindfulness and presumably spur you toward mental well-being. There are apps for mindfulness, ones for meditation, ones for diagnosing your mental health status, ones for doing m...