Janelle Shane is an AI researcher. In this TED talk she explains that we should not be afraid that AIs are going to rebel against us. We should be afraid of AIs because they are going to do exactly what we tell them to do. "It's really easy to accidentally give AI the wrong problem to solve," she says, "and often we don't realize that until something has actually gone wrong."
OpenAi announced that it has trained the GPT-3 AI to summarize books, and it does a remarkable job. Our best model is fine-tuned from GPT-3 and generates sensible summaries of entire books, sometimes even matching the average quality of human-written summaries: it achieves a 6/7 rating (similar to the average human-written summary) from humans who have… READ THE REST
AI Neural Networks typically aim to replicate the functions of the human brain. But with some 86 billion neurons in our brains, well, that makes for a pretty complicated machine. Lots of potential, sure, and fascinating details to explore as they develop, but it's still a lot to handle. Writing in IEEE Spectrum, Frances Chance… READ THE REST
My excuse for this terrible sketch is that I'm on my treadmill desk so it's hard to draw. Nevertheless, you can see how Facemaker AI converts a rough sketch of a face into a photorealistic one. Please try it yourself and post the results in the BBS. READ THE REST
Just because you know how to whip up a mean spaghetti bolognese doesn't mean you have what it takes to open a successful restaurant. The same can be said with business and software development — the two are based in somewhat different wheelhouses but go hand in hand in a wide range of industries. Whether… READ THE REST
Wouldn't it be nice to listen to your own music, while also still being aware of your surroundings? In-ear or over-ear headphones and earbuds can completely disconnect you from the outside world, making it unsafe while driving or even just walking or running. Luckily, these open-air Bluetooth Mu6 Ring headphones solve this issue, while providing… READ THE REST
If you're like most of the world, you leave cryptocurrency to the cryptocrazies. But you're not, and that's a good thing. Because, while some of us are totally fine with sitting around waiting to make old-fashioned salaries, you've got emotional and financial stock in NFTs and crypto and are ready to watch it pay off.… READ THE REST