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GPT 4 – “We’ve created GPT-4, the latest milestone in OpenAI’s effort in scaling up deep learning. GPT-4 is a large multimodal model (accepting image and text inputs, emitting text outputs) that, while less capable than humans in many real-world scenarios, exhibits human-level performance on various professional and academic benchmarks.” Read paper View system card… Continue Reading

Make ChatGPT Work for You With These Browser Extensions

Wired: Make ChatGPT Work for You With These Browser Extensions: “Whether you’re using ChatGPT for free or paying for ChatGPT Plus ($20 a month), the impressiveness of its text-generating capabilities aren’t really matched by its interface, which sticks largely to the basics. That’s where third-party browser extensions come in: They can help you get easier… Continue Reading

Anthropic launches Claude, a chatbot to rival OpenAI’s ChatGPT

Tech Crunch: “Anthropic, a startup co-founded by ex-OpenAI employees, today launched something of a rival to the viral sensation ChatGPT. Called Claude, Anthropic’s AI — a chatbot — can be instructed to perform a range of tasks, including searching across documents, summarizing, writing and coding, and answering questions about particular topics. In these ways, it’s… Continue Reading

These Interactive Tools Reveal Your Home’s Future Flood, Heat, and Wind Risk

Lifehacker: “Floods are the most expensive natural disaster in the United States, costing over $1 trillion since 1980 (when you take inflation into account), according to Flood Defenders. And while many people use FEMA flood maps to check whether their home has a high flood risk, they are outdated by a decade, according to Scientific… Continue Reading

Why Are We Letting the AI Crisis Just Happen?

The Atlantic: “New AI systems such as ChatGPT, the overhauled Microsoft Bing search engine, and the reportedly soon-to-arrive GPT-4 have utterly captured the public imagination. ChatGPT is the fastest-growing online application, ever, and it’s no wonder why. Type in some text, and instead of getting back web links, you get well-formed, conversational responses on whatever… Continue Reading

Funding news: How Gen Z and Millennials pay for or donate to news

American Press Institute: “As the economics of journalism continue to evolve, a defining question about the future is whether the news media can create content that consumers are willing to pay for or donate to directly. Central to answering that question is understanding the behavior of what many publishers call the next generation of news… Continue Reading

The Artificial Intelligence Glossary – The Artificial Intelligence Glossary  – “A guide to the key terms you need to know and understand when discussing AI. Artificial intelligence is dominating conversations across all industries, including legal. To help legal professionals navigate this fast evolving space, below, we define many of the key terms and concepts relating to AI. This… Continue Reading – Let AI debate your own topic or press Generate topic. Two debaters and a moderator. You indicate how many arguments each debater should present. I posited, “why should the abortion pill be available at all pharmacies in America?” The arguments were cogent and well articulated. Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 11, 2023

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 11, 2023: Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading