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Hard Numbers: OnlyAI, Raw deal for media companies, AGI approaches, Less work and more money

​Amrapali Gan, CEO at OnlyFans, addresses the audience during the second day of the Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon.

Amrapali Gan, CEO at OnlyFans, addresses the audience during the second day of the Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon.

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10: OnlyFans CEO Amrapali Gan said in an interview that verified creators on the platform need to provide 10 different pieces of personal information in the US — nine everywhere else — including government ID, which she claims will help prevent the site from being overrun by AI porn bots. She admitted that sex workers may use AI tools on the platform but emphasized that their work can't be “wholly AI.”


2,500: Media outlets Raw Story, Alternet, and The Intercept sued OpenAI last week for copyright infringement, following the leads of the New York Times and others. The companies are seeking $2,500 per violation — that would add up quickly — in addition to the removal of the violating material. “Big Tech has decimated journalism,” Raw Story founder John Byrne said. “It’s time that publishers take a stand.”

5: AI-focused chip maker Nvidia’s CEO, Jensen Huang, says we’re just five years away from artificial general intelligence, where AI systems can outperform humans in most cognitive tests.

90: JPMorgan Chase claims its new AI-powered cashflow management tool was able to help clients cut back on manual labor by 90% and made it easier to “analyze and forecast cashflows.” The tool is currently free, though the company is considering charging in the future.

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