OpenAI’s Big Announcement: Why Enterprises Should Pay Attention

In this contributed article, Chandini Jain, founder and CEO of Auquan, discusses how RAG AI represents a major breakthrough for making generative AI viable for knowledge-intensive tasks in the enterprise. It combines the power of retrieval-based models (access to real-time data + domain-specific data) with generative models (natural language responses).

Generative AI Report – 12/6/2023

Welcome to the Generative AI Report round-up feature here on insideBIGDATA with a special focus on all the new applications and integrations tied to generative AI technologies. We’ve been receiving so many cool news items relating to applications and deployments centered on large language models (LLMs), we thought it would be a timely service for readers to start a new channel along these lines. The combination of a LLM, fine tuned on proprietary data equals an AI application, and this is what these innovative companies are creating. The field of AI is accelerating at such fast rate, we want to help our loyal global audience keep pace.

Happy Birthday ChatGPT!

Today, November 30, 2023, mark’s the first anniversary of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. In the last year, the AI chatbot has secured support from major Silicon Valley companies and seen integration across various fields including academia, the arts, marketing, medicine, gaming, and government. These are exciting times, so we decided to put together this round-up of commentaries from around the big data ecosystem. Enjoy! 

Sophos Anticipates AI-Based Attack Techniques and Prepares Detections

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, released two reports about the use of AI in cybercrime. The first report—“The Dark Side of AI: Large-Scale Scam Campaigns Made Possible by Generative AI”—demonstrates how, in the future, scammers could leverage technology like ChatGPT to conduct fraud on a massive scale with minimal technical skills.

AI Won’t Eliminate Programming, But Can Make It Better

In this contributed article, Mike Loukides, Vice President of Emerging Tech Content at O’Reilly Media, makes the argument that the number of programmers who will be “replaced by AI” will be small and explains how the use of AI will change the discipline for the better.

ChatGPT, Crime & the Impact on Law Enforcement

Our friends over at Cognyte recently released a report about ChatGPT, crime and the impact on law enforcement authorities: “ChatGPT and Crime – What Law Enforcement Needs to Know about Large Language Models.” Hundreds of millions of users around the world are using AI bots, such as ChatGPT, which are powered by Large Language Model (LLMs). This rapidly evolving technology has the potential to allow criminals and bad actors to easily scale up cyber-crime, financial crime, human trafficking, disinformation and other illicit activities.

Unleashing the Power of AI in Digital Advertising: A Data-Driven and Strategic Revolution

In this contributed article, Gruia Pitigoi-Aron, Senior Vice President of Product for The Trade Desk, discusses how in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the effectiveness of advertising hinges on the ability to deliver relevant and impactful messages to the right audience at the right time. As the world becomes increasingly data-driven, harnessing the power of AI in digital advertising technology (ad tech) has emerged as a game-changer. The article focuses on the transformative capabilities of AI in digital advertising and how it’s revolutionizing the industry by enabling a more data-driven and strategic approach to media buying.

Microsoft’s Quest for the Next Killer App

In this contributed article, Gordon McKenna, VP of Cloud Evangelist & Alliances at Ensono, discusses the situation with Microsoft strongly backing OpenAI, what can we expect the future to look like? Microsoft’s investment into OpenAI was a clear move for the company to align itself with the next killer app that would drive engagement on Azure cloud. 

Generative AI governance How to reduce information security risks

Generative AI tools, particularly Large Language Models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT, offer immense potential for solving all kinds of business problems, from creating documents to generating code. They can also introduce security risks in two novel ways: leaking information and introducing code vulnerabilities. This article explores the ways these challenges often arise across organizations and […]

Secret to Building Killer ChatGPT Biz Apps is Traditional AI 

In this contributed article, Gaetan Castelein, VP of Marketing at Tecton gives focus to Predictive AI vs. Generative AI and points out that AI is still in its infancy as a business application. It’s important to remember that no matter what transpires between generative AI and predictive AI, there is no road forward without making available to both models the highest-quality data.