Announcing Microsoft Copilot, your everyday AI companion (15 minute read)
Microsoft has unveiled "Microsoft Copilot", an AI companion integrated across Windows 11, Microsoft 365, Edge, and Bing designed to provide contextual assistance based on web context, user data, and current activities while prioritizing privacy. The feature will begin rolling out in Windows 11 on Sept. 26. The Windows 11 update will also offer 150+ new AI features in apps like Paint and Photos.
Artifact co-founder Kevin Systrom doesn’t believe in AI doomerism (6 minute read)
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, now with startup Artifact, believes AI technologies will make people "super-powered" rather than causing harm. Contrasting views of AI's existential risks exist within the tech community. Artifact uses AI to improve news consumption by summarizing articles, countering clickbait, and personalizing feeds, with aims to surface quality content over mere popularity.