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AI Roundup: A CEO pretended to be an AI chatbot to take 'Revenge' on ChatGPT; AI-Powered app for farmers is set to debut in Karnataka and much more today.

| Updated on: Aug 18 2023, 23:24 IST
Moon mission: Chandrayaan-3 completes final manoeuvre; here's what comes next
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1/7 Chandrayaan-3's Final Lunar-bound Manoeuvre: India's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft successfully completes its fifth and final lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre, bringing it closer to the Moon's surface. (ISRO)
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2/7 Completion of Moon-bound Manoeuvres: Chandrayaan-3 concludes all its Moon-bound manoeuvres, entering an orbit of 153 km x 163 km. The next step is to prepare for the separation of the lander module from the propulsion module. (ISRO)
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3/7 Lander Module Separation: Preparations underway for the separation of the lander module, consisting of the lander and rover, from the propulsion module. The separation is scheduled for August 17. (ISRO)
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4/7 Progression of the Mission: Launched on July 14, Chandrayaan-3 entered lunar orbit on August 5. Orbit reduction manoeuvres were conducted on August 6, 9, and 14, positioning the spacecraft over the lunar poles. (PTI)
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5/7 Soft Landing Plans: Post-separation, the lander will undergo a "deboost" process to place it in an orbit with Perilune at 30 km and Apolune at 100 km. A soft landing attempt on the Moon's south polar region is planned for August 23. (ISRO)
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6/7 Challenges and Simulations: The landing's critical phase involves transitioning the lander's velocity from horizontal to vertical. Extensive simulations and adjustments in guidance design and algorithms have been made to ensure a successful landing. (ISRO)
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7/7 Chandrayaan-3 is a follow-on mission to Chandrayaan-2 (2019) aiming to demonstrate safe landing and roving on the Moon. It comprises a propulsion module, lander module, and rover with objectives including safe landing demonstration, rover mobility, and in-situ experiments on the lunar surface. (ISRO)
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A CEO pretended to be an AI chatbot to take 'Revenge' on ChatGPT and thereby managed to spark a social media frenzy; AI-Powered app for farmers set to debut; Maharashtra Governor encourages youth to master global language and AI literacy; Odisha man draws inspiration from AI news anchor Lisa for AI rakhi innovation- this and more in our daily roundup. Let us take a look.

1. CEO takes 'Revenge' on ChatGPT

A CEO's 'revenge' on ChatGPT went viral! Bindu Reddy, Abacus.AI co-founder, posed as an AI chatbot and engaged ChatGPT in a short, humorous exchange, leaving it stunned. The post has gained 800k views and 12k likes on social media, earning admiration for her witty comebacks.

2. AI-Powered app for farmers set to debut

Karnataka plans an AI-powered app for farmers, offering weather forecasts, soil data, seed info, and crop patterns. The state's Agriculture Minister, N Cheluvarayaswamy, inaugurated a consolidated farmers' call centre to replace confusing helplines, aiming to provide streamlined assistance to farmers, according to a Deccan Herald report. The upcoming app aims to provide comprehensive agricultural support.

3. Maharashtra Governor encourages youth to master global language and AI literacy

Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais encourages youth to grasp a global language and nurture AI literacy. At a Pune convocation, he stressed on focusing broader horizons and advocated that they seek AI knowledge to harness forthcoming job prospects. Citing potential for 40-80 crore AI-driven jobs by 2030, the Governor urged universities to integrate AI and machine learning, recognising their transformative role in education, the Indian Express reported.

4. Odisha man draws inspiration from AI news anchor Lisa for AI Rakhi innovation

In Odisha, the upcoming Raksha Bandhan festival has seen a surge in demand for rakhis. Amid traditional options, a novel trend of AI Rakhis has gained popularity. It has been pioneered by Ishwar Sahoo of Cuttack. These Rakhis, inspired by OTV's AI news anchor Lisa, feature QR codes with messages or videos, bridging distances between siblings, according to an OTV report. The concept caters to separated siblings, addressing the timing issues of couriered Rakhis.

5. Jio partners education body to unveil AI program

AICTE partners with Jio Institute for a 5-day faculty development program on AI and Data Science. AICTE Chairman TG Sitharam will inaugurate it on August 21, 2023. The initiative imparts AI understanding, ethics, and immersive learning's AI tools to academic leaders and senior faculty, NDTV reports. Topics include NLP, Data Visualization, sectoral impacts like healthcare and exploration of emerging tech opportunities.

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First Published Date: 18 Aug, 21:42 IST