MachineMachine /stream - search for ai en-us LifePress <![CDATA[AI and Indigenous Languages]]>

It is estimated that one language dies every 14 days, with it a world of concepts and ideas that could only be expressed in its words. Most of the languages at risk of extinction belong to Indigenous communities.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 16:42:43 -0800
<![CDATA[There Are 14 Billion Videos on YouTube - The Atlantic]]>

The video site isn’t just a platform. It’s infrastructure. Produced by ElevenLabs and NOA, News Over Audio, using AI narration.

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 16:37:47 -0800
<![CDATA[MeFi: Well, here's your viewing for the week decided.]]>

Do you like Star Wars lore? Exactly how much do you like Star Wars lore? I ask because A Very Brief Analysis: The Phantom Menace is 12 hours long and is chock full of Star Wars lore. "This is not a defence of Episode 1, nor is it an attack. The idea is a detailed, fair, and informed analysis. We'll go over the entire movie, giving credit and blame as needed."

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 15:46:23 -0800
<![CDATA[Obnoxious Machines - the prospects for Luddism in the era of AI]]>

It's time to talk about the Ludding times. That's how they talked about it, those who were there, when readying themselves for an insurrection a few years later.

Wed, 06 Dec 2023 19:17:58 -0800
<![CDATA[“There’s Nothing New / Under The Sun, / But There Are New Suns”: Recovering Octavia E. Butler’s Lost Parables | Los Angeles Review of Books]]>

 THE BAD NEWS is waiting for us on the first page of the first chapter of Octavia E. Butler’s 1998 science fiction novel Parable of the Talents.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:55 -0800
<![CDATA[A.I. Needs New Clichés. The old ones aren’t helping, and the… | by Molly Wright Steenson | Medium]]>és-ed0d6adb8cbb

If you plug “AI” or “artificial intelligence” into Google Image Search, here’s what you get. Electric brains firing blue with neurons. Translucent robots and robot heads, code dribbling down their foreheads and noses.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:40 -0800és-ed0d6adb8cbb
<![CDATA[Flesh Moves]]>

Whatever future comes, one thing is fairly certain, excepting total American collapse—the goods will continue to flow. By human, by vehicle, by automaton, or by some combination of the three,stuff will be distributed, sold, and speculated upon across the land.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:36 -0800
<![CDATA[Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism | Pankaj Mishra | The New York Review of Books]]>

“Men have to toughen up,” Jordan B. Peterson writes in 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos, “Men demand it, and women want it.” So, the first rule is, “Stand up straight with your shoulders back” and don’t forget to “clean your room.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:34 -0800
<![CDATA[Malcolm Harris on Glitch Capitalism and AI Logic]]>

Of all the buzzy 21st-century tech phrases, “machine learning” threatens to be the most important. Programming computers is slow, but we’re nearing the point where humans give the bots parameters and let them teach themselves.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:29 -0800
<![CDATA[Leaving Herland | The Point Magazine]]>

But even after I overcame my instinct for detachment, I remained wary of the movement’s language, which was a language of binaries: women and men.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:20 -0800
<![CDATA[The Next Frontier in Pornography | Tim Challies]]>

It has long been claimed that pornography drives technology. This claim is over-stated, no doubt, but what’s clear is that pornography very quickly and cleverly takes advantage of new communication technologies.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:14 -0800
<![CDATA[The humanist left must challenge the rise of cyborg socialism]]>

Undiagnosed by the mainstream media and much of the academic community, a major intellectual renewal is underway across the left. It is energetic and tech-savvy, building platforms such as Novara Media.

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:11 -0800
<![CDATA[Eryk Salvaggio: Flowers Blooming Backward Into Noise (2023)]]>

Warning: Contains strobing effects. A short animated documentary by Eryk Salvaggio on how AI image generation works, and the entanglement of composite photography,…

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 03:04:16 -0800
<![CDATA[[1hr Talk] Intro to Large Language Models]]>

This is a 1 hour general-audience introduction to Large Language Models: the core technical component behind systems like ChatGPT, Claude, and Bard. What they are, where they are headed, comparisons and analogies to present-day operating systems, and some of the security-related challenges of this new computing paradigm. As of November 2023 (this field moves fast!).

Context: This video is based on the slides of a talk I gave recently at the AI Security Summit. The talk was not recorded but a lot of people came to me after and told me they liked it. Seeing as I had already put in one long weekend of work to make the slides, I decided to just tune them a bit, record this round 2 of the talk and upload it here on YouTube. Pardon the random background, that's my hotel room during the thanksgiving break.

Few things I wish I said (I'll add items here as they come up): - The dreams and hallucinations do not get fixed with finetuning. Finetuning just "directs" the dreams into "helpful assistant dreams". Always be careful with what LLMs tell you, especially if they are telling you something from memory alone. That said, similar to a human, if the LLM used browsing or retrieval and the answer made its way into the "working memory" of its context window, you can trust the LLM a bit more to process that information into the final answer. But TLDR right now, do not trust what LLMs say or do. For example, in the tools section, I'd always recommend double-checking the math/code the LLM did. - How does the LLM use a tool like the browser? It emits special words, e.g. |BROWSER|. When the code "above" that is inferencing the LLM detects these words it captures the output that follows, sends it off to a tool, comes back with the result and continues the generation. How does the LLM know to emit these special words? Finetuning datasets teach it how and when to browse, by example. And/or the instructions for tool use can also be automatically placed in the context window (in the “system message”). - You might also enjoy my 2015 blog post "Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks". The way we obtain base models today is pretty much identical on a high level, except the RNN is swapped for a Transformer. - What is in the run.c file? A bit more full-featured 1000-line version hre:

Chapters: Part 1: LLMs 00:00:00 Intro: Large Language Model (LLM) talk 00:00:20 LLM Inference 00:04:17 LLM Training 00:08:58 LLM dreams 00:11:22 How do they work? 00:14:14 Finetuning into an Assistant 00:17:52 Summary so far 00:21:05 Appendix: Comparisons, Labeling docs, RLHF, Synthetic data, Leaderboard Part 2: Future of LLMs 00:25:43 LLM Scaling Laws 00:27:43 Tool Use (Browser, Calculator, Interpreter, DALL-E) 00:33:32 Multimodality (Vision, Audio) 00:35:00 Thinking, System 1/2 00:38:02 Self-improvement, LLM AlphaGo 00:40:45 LLM Customization, GPTs store 00:42:15 LLM OS Part 3: LLM Security 00:45:43 LLM Security Intro 00:46:14 Jailbreaks 00:51:30 Prompt Injection 00:56:23 Data poisoning 00:58:37 LLM Security conclusions End 00:59:23 Outro

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 18:27:48 -0800
<![CDATA[The Wizard of AI]]>

Is this the world's first AI-generated documentary? Alan Warburton was commissioned by the ODI's Data as Culture programme to bring us 'The Wizard…

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 04:05:21 -0800
<![CDATA[The Marvelization of Cinema]]>

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About this video essay: We've all felt it: the movies have changed. But how so exactly, and why? And what can be done about it? In this extensive critique, I try to capture the decline of modern cinema in one unifying theory.

00:00 The Marvelization of Cinema 01:52 What is Storytelling Entropy? 06:26 Hollow Franchises 11:15 Meta-References to Nowhere 17:40 Corporate Passion 25:23 Breaking the Cycle 33:08 Meaningful Engagement

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Tue, 07 Nov 2023 07:35:31 -0800
<![CDATA[John Carpenter: We Wouldn’t Stand a Chance Against “The Thing”]]>

Stephen is delighted to welcome one of his favorite directors, the Master of Horror himself, John Carpenter. Watch as they discuss his 1982 classic film, “The Thing,” and stick around for a peek into Carpenter’s directing process for his latest project, “Suburban Screams.”

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Fri, 27 Oct 2023 00:35:00 -0700

E se Super Mario Bros. Wonder fosse um jogo NES de 1988?

Esse foi um projeto muito audacioso, pois além do 3D e do 2D, tive que fazer toda a pixel art do suposto jogo de NES!

Muitos dos gráficos que aparecem no gameplay eu consegui graças ao site

Também fiz a narração (peço desculpas).

No comercial é possível ver um "Wario" de capa correndo do Toad carregando um cogumelo. Esse "Wario" é uma homenagem ao Alexsandro Magalhães dos canais @cedjogos e @AlexsandroMagalhaes

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Sat, 30 Sep 2023 08:00:11 -0700
<![CDATA[The Genius Neuroscientist Who Might Hold the Key to True AI | WIRED]]>

When King George III of England began to show signs of acute mania toward the end of his reign, rumors about the royal madness multiplied quickly in the public mind. One legend had it that George tried to shake hands with a tree, believing it to be the King of Prussia.

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 04:50:36 -0700
<![CDATA[A new generation of Silicon Valley designers is racing to build AI’s next big thing]]>

The bartender pouring free drinks glances around with nothing to do as the raucous room full of startup founders and software developers gravitates toward its preferred drug: networking.

Sun, 20 Aug 2023 18:51:47 -0700