The introduction of I-JEPA is a landmark in the development of AI, revealing the potential of self-supervised learning architectures to overcome key limitations of state-of-the-art systems. Hopefully, this approach will prove to be extendable to other domains, including video understanding and image-text paired data.
Though a lot of people are looking forward to the disruptive impact of AI on society, it's undeniable that scammers and other malevolent actors are willing to exploit AI tools — including apparently harmless image generators — for unscrupulous purposes. Government regulators and cybersecurity experts must find a way to address such threats while protecting innovation and the digital freedoms of ordinary people.
There's a 4% chance that human brain emulation will be the first successful route to human-level digital intelligence, according to the Metaculus prediction community.