If you listen to podcasts on Amazon Music, you may soon receive AI assistance. Amazon reportedly acquired Snackable AI late last year. The audio intelligence startup’s technology automatically generates excerpts and chapters in audio and video clips.
“In December 2022, Snackable joined Amazon to continue innovating and exploring new experiences on behalf of Amazon Music podcast customers,” Snackable AI LinkedIn Page said. On this page, the Snackable website is now listed simply as the Amazon Music page.
CEO and Founder of Snackable AI Mari Joller’s LinkedIn page lists his work as an AI and machine learning product manager at Amazon. “I build AI-powered products at Amazon Music Podcasts. Previously, I was the founder and CEO of Snackable AI, an audio intelligence startup,” her page reads.
Like the New York Post noted On Friday, a quotation on the Product Research Forum says Snackable AI instantly scans long audio clips to create “chapters, highlights and more”. This might make it easier for you to find certain information or a segment of a podcast without having to listen to an entire episode.
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Amazon Web Services last month launched a new cloud service called Amazon Bedrock, designed to enable businesses and developers to improve their software with artificial intelligence. AWS has also made Amazon CodeWhisperer, an AI coding companion, generally available. AWS said CodeWhisperer, which is free, is the fastest, most accurate, and most secure way to generate code for Amazon services.
As AI becomes more sophisticated, it also becomes more pervasive. Amazon is just one of many tech companies jumping into AI with chatbots or features. Others include Microsoft,Mozilla, DuckDuckGo, and Snapchat. Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk also reportedly created an artificial intelligence company, called X.AI.
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On Thursday, US Vice President Kamala Harris met with the CEOs of Google, Microsoft and ChatGPT to discuss the.
“What you are doing has enormous potential and enormous danger,” Biden told CEOs, from a video he tweeted.
A letter signed by Musk, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and others in late March had urged labs to pause artificial intelligence development for at least six months due to ‘profound risks’ for the society.
This followed the public debut of OpenAI’s GPT-4, an update to the large language model that powers the ChatGPT chatbot, in March. According to OpenAI, GPT-4 has fewer flaws, produces more nuanced results, and handles more complex tasks than previous versions. ChatGPT relies on the huge datasets used to train GPT-4 to answer questions and complete tasks, like passing the bar exam.
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