MachineMachine /stream - tagged with ai https://machinemachine.net/stream/feed en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss LifePress therourke@gmail.com <![CDATA[AI and Indigenous Languages]]> https://blog.westerndigital.com/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.

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Mon, 19 Feb 2024 16:42:43 -0800 https://blog.westerndigital.com/indigenous-languages/
<![CDATA[Rethinking the Luddites in the Age of A.I. | The New Yorker]]> https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/rethinking-the-luddites-in-the-age-of-ai

On December 15, 1811, the London Statesman issued a warning about the state of the stocking industry in Nottingham. Twenty thousand textile workers had lost their jobs because of the incursion of automated machinery.

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Mon, 12 Feb 2024 10:03:29 -0800 https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/rethinking-the-luddites-in-the-age-of-ai
<![CDATA[Obnoxious Machines - the prospects for Luddism in the era of AI]]> https://danmcquillan.org/obnoxious-machines-the-prospects-for-luddism-in-the-era-of-ai.html?s=09

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.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2023 19:17:58 -0800 https://danmcquillan.org/obnoxious-machines-the-prospects-for-luddism-in-the-era-of-ai.html?s=09
<![CDATA[A.I. Needs New Clichés. The old ones aren’t helping, and the… | by Molly Wright Steenson | Medium]]> https://maximolly.medium.com/ai-needs-new-clichés-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.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:40 -0800 https://maximolly.medium.com/ai-needs-new-clichés-ed0d6adb8cbb
<![CDATA[Malcolm Harris on Glitch Capitalism and AI Logic]]> https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/04/malcolm-harris-on-glitch-capitalism-and-ai-logic.html

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.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:29 -0800 https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/04/malcolm-harris-on-glitch-capitalism-and-ai-logic.html
<![CDATA[What It’s Like to Be a Bot — Real Life]]> https://reallifemag.com/what-its-like-to-be-a-bot/

Bots are everywhere. From simple algorithms and aggregator bots to complex “artificially” intelligent machine-learning systems, they have become inescapable. Some are in chat programs.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:24 -0800 https://reallifemag.com/what-its-like-to-be-a-bot/
<![CDATA[Pedro Domingos on the Arms Race in Artificial Intelligence - DER SPIEGEL]]> https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/pedro-domingos-on-the-arms-race-in-artificial-intelligence-a-1203132.html

In an interview, best-selling author and machine-learning expert Pedro Domingos discusses the global competition to take the lead in artificial intelligence, the advance of autocrats and the threats modern technology presents to Western democracies.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:33:19 -0800 https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/pedro-domingos-on-the-arms-race-in-artificial-intelligence-a-1203132.html
<![CDATA[ChatGPT Is Nothing Like a Human, Says Linguist Emily Bender]]> https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/ai-artificial-intelligence-chatbots-emily-m-bender.html

And a chatbot is not a human. And a linguist named Emily M. Bender is very worried what will happen when we forget this. This article was featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. Nobody likes an I-told-you-so.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2023 03:37:34 -0800 https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/ai-artificial-intelligence-chatbots-emily-m-bender.html
<![CDATA[A new generation of Silicon Valley designers is racing to build AI’s next big thing]]> https://www.fastcompany.com/90931154/a-new-generation-of-silicon-valley-designers-is-racing-to-build-ais-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.

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Sun, 20 Aug 2023 18:51:47 -0700 https://www.fastcompany.com/90931154/a-new-generation-of-silicon-valley-designers-is-racing-to-build-ais-next-big-thing
<![CDATA[Demystifying Generative Art - Editorial - Le Random — A Digital Generative Art Institution]]> https://www.lerandom.art/editorial/demystifying-generative-art

Peter Bauman (Monk Antony) develops a framework for appreciating and analyzing generative art through an investigation of the movement’s locus of artistic intent.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2023 09:51:23 -0700 https://www.lerandom.art/editorial/demystifying-generative-art
<![CDATA[AI Will Upend Election Season - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/04/ai-generated-political-ads-election-candidate-voter-interaction-transparency/673893/

Artificial intelligence is already showing up in political ads. Soon, it will completely change the nature of campaigning. Earlier this week, the Republican National Committee released a video that it claims was “built entirely with AI imagery.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 03:51:29 -0700 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/04/ai-generated-political-ads-election-candidate-voter-interaction-transparency/673893/
<![CDATA[AI machines aren’t ‘hallucinating’. But their makers are | Naomi Klein | The Guardian]]> https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/may/08/ai-machines-hallucinating-naomi-klein

Inside the many debates swirling around the rapid rollout of so-called artificial intelligence, there is a relatively obscure skirmish focused on the choice of the word “hallucinate”.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 03:51:26 -0700 https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/may/08/ai-machines-hallucinating-naomi-klein
<![CDATA[The Goopification of AI - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/05/ai-chatbots-self-help/673953/

Late one recent night, I enlisted GPT-4 to fix my life. I began by soliciting broad-strokes summaries of my journalistic interests and an expedited five-step protocol for breaking in raw-denim jeans (if you know, you know).

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 03:51:18 -0700 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/05/ai-chatbots-self-help/673953/
<![CDATA[DeepMind AI creates algorithms that sort data faster than those built by people]]> https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-01883-4?error=cookies_not_supported&code=8a8cb2b7-276b-44ed-b1c7-a2ede118f720

You have full access to this article via your institution. An artificial intelligence (AI) system based on Google DeepMind’s AlphaZero AI created algorithms that, when translated into the standard programming language C++, can sort data up to three times as fast as human-generated versions.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 03:51:13 -0700 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-01883-4?error=cookies_not_supported&code=8a8cb2b7-276b-44ed-b1c7-a2ede118f720
<![CDATA[The 'AI Apocalypse' Is Just PR - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/06/ai-regulation-sam-altman-bill-gates/674278/

Big Tech’s warnings about an AI apocalypse are distracting us from years of actual harms their products have caused. On Tuesday morning, the merchants of artificial intelligence warned once again about the existential might of their products.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:53:11 -0700 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2023/06/ai-regulation-sam-altman-bill-gates/674278/
<![CDATA[The AI feedback loop: Researchers warn of 'model collapse' as AI trains on AI-generated content | VentureBeat]]> https://venturebeat.com/ai/the-ai-feedback-loop-researchers-warn-of-model-collapse-as-ai-trains-on-ai-generated-content/

Join top executives in San Francisco on July 11-12 and learn how business leaders are getting ahead of the generative AI revolution. Learn More

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:53:07 -0700 https://venturebeat.com/ai/the-ai-feedback-loop-researchers-warn-of-model-collapse-as-ai-trains-on-ai-generated-content/
<![CDATA[AI and the threat of "human extinction": What are the tech-bros worried about? It's not you and me | Salon.com]]> https://www.salon.com/2023/06/11/ai-and-the-of-human-extinction-what-are-the-tech-bros-worried-about-its-not-you-and-me/

On May 30, a research organization called the Center for AI Safety released a 22-word statement signed by a number of prominent "AI scientists," including Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI; Demis Hassabis, the CEO of Google DeepMind; and Geoffrey Hinton, who has been described as the "godfather" of AI.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:53:06 -0700 https://www.salon.com/2023/06/11/ai-and-the-of-human-extinction-what-are-the-tech-bros-worried-about-its-not-you-and-me/
<![CDATA[Today's AI is artificial artificial artificial intelligence • The Register]]> https://www.theregister.com/2023/06/16/crowd_workers_bots_ai_training/

Workers hired via crowdsource services like Amazon Mechanical Turk are using large language models to complete their tasks – which could have negative knock-on effects on AI models in the future. Data is critical to AI.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:53:01 -0700 https://www.theregister.com/2023/06/16/crowd_workers_bots_ai_training/
<![CDATA[AI is the Scariest Beast Ever Created, Says Sci-Fi Writer Bruce Sterling]]> https://www.newsweek.com/2023/07/21/ai-scariest-beast-ever-created-says-sci-fi-writer-bruce-sterling-1809439.html

I've seen a lot of computer crazes in my day, but this one is sheer Mardi Gras. It's not proper to get stern and judgmental when the people are costumed and cavorting in the streets.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:52:48 -0700 https://www.newsweek.com/2023/07/21/ai-scariest-beast-ever-created-says-sci-fi-writer-bruce-sterling-1809439.html
<![CDATA[Gödel, Escher, Bach, and AI - The Atlantic]]> https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2023/07/godel-escher-bach-geb-ai/674589/

A dazzlingly fast chatbot cannot replace the authentic and reflective voice of a thinking, living human being.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2023 02:52:46 -0700 https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2023/07/godel-escher-bach-geb-ai/674589/