AI Weirdness: the strange side of machine learning

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AI AI Weirdness

AI AI Weirdness

Now that GPT-3 is capable of writing entire personality quizzes (sort of), could it write an entire blog post for me? I prompted GPT-3 with “Welcome to AI Weirdness! In today’s blog post, I wondered what would happen if I trained a neural net to generate”, letting it complete
Which AI-generated personality quiz are you?

Which AI-generated personality quiz are you?

What would you do with more memory? Clearly, play more complex games. One difference between OpenAI’s new text generator (known as GPT-3) and the other neural networks I’ve used in the past is that it now looks at much more text when deciding what to write next. Enough
Choose Your Quarantine House

Choose Your Quarantine House

So far one of my favorite uses of OpenAI’s new API (which people are calling GPT-3) is for making absurd memes. One of the memes from March/April 2020 was quarantine houses, where people under sudden covid-19 stay-at-home orders took stock of the skills and supplies in each household
Facts about whales

Facts about whales

When a neural net can imitate just about any kind of text on the internet, the challenge is to tell it precisely what to imitate. In my last preview of OpenAI’s new API, I asked it some pretty basic questions about horses, and it often got them wrong. Q:
All your questions answered

All your questions answered

I’m previewing OpenAI’s new API, and like GPT-2, it looked at a lot of internet text during training. In my last post I showed how it can adapt to different prompts in part because of how much it’s picked up from internet text. But how much knowledge
Jukebox of weirdness

Jukebox of weirdness

Ever wish you could hear what it would have sounded like if jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald had done a cover of Baby Shark? So classy, right? How did this happen? A couple of steps: OpenAI trained a new neural net called Jukebox on over 1.2 million songs.Unlike previous
GPT-2: It learned on the Internet

GPT-2: It learned on the Internet

Prompt: The black-capped chickadee is a small songbird native to Response: The black-capped chickadee is a small songbird native to Africa that is powerfully seductive. In the songs of Barry Sequson, Harry Holness and Alan Emerson the black-capped chickadee competes with others—and climbs on top of each other and
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