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Is SE [going to be] selling our content for AI model training? And what exactly does "reinvest back into our communities" mean?

Wired published an article titled Stack Overflow Will Charge AI Giants for Training Data. I read through it, and a few sections seemed noteworthy to me "Community platforms that fuel LLMs ...
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An example of a generative AI tool: Suggesting better question titles

With all the conversation around generative AI and our early explorations into it, I thought it might be useful to post some screenshots that show examples of the type of early experiments that we’re ...
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Does Stack Overflow Inc have a 'plan B' for their current AI strategy failing?

As a long time user, I've seen SE go through multiple cycles of trying to find new revenue sources (Careers, Teams, and now AI), and when it fails we go through cycles of downsizing like the most ...
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Can the AI banner disappear globally once dismissed on any site?

I've dismissed it here on MSE, but I still see it on Super User. Given that I've already seen and dismissed the banner once, I don't really want to have to dismiss it on each site. (Ignore the font ...
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Will SE seek and act on community input in developing OverflowAI?

SE announced OverflowAI today, another attempt to incorporate GenAI into the sites. From reading this post, the uses actually sound like they could be helpful; I certainly hope they are. If they are ...
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How could AI be used to augment curation tooling?

I've been doing a lot of things that keep making me think a machine could do it: Fixing typos, editing out noise, flagging obvious non-answers, flagging noisy comments, etc. I'm not of the position ...
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Is SE legally allowed to sell user content for AI model training despite the fact that some of this content is not allowed to be used to train AIs?

SE Inc. wants to sell our content to some companies for AI training. However, some of our content is not allowed to be used to train AIs. E.g., since ChatGPT hasn't been banned on all SE sites, some ...
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If a company makes a commercial use of an AI model trained on SE data and attribute all authors, will SE Inc. not charge them?

I read Is SE [going to be] selling our content for AI model training? And what exactly does "reinvest back into our communities" mean?. SE Inc. indicates that the will charge some firms if ...
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AI/ML Tool examples part 2 - Extracting questions from Slack transcripts and finding similar/duplicate SO for Teams questions

This is the second in a series of posts that we’re using to show (broadly, directionally) some of the potential use cases for generative AI in the Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange environment. The ...
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Use AI like ChatGPT to find duplicate questions

I know ChatGPT is banned on Stack Exchange. But could an AI tool be used in automation? I mean most of the time I try to find if my question is a duplicate or not before asking the question, and I see ...
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Can we experiment to use AI for moderators? [closed]

With the risk to be severely downvoted and thrown to Hell by the existing human moderators, here is a heretical idea: Replace all moderators by AI-ones, making the life of the former much happier, ...
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