Geoffrey Hinton, the proclaimed “godfather of AI”, is leaving Google claiming he has “new fears about the technology he helped usher in and wants to speak openly about them, and that a part of him now regrets his life’s work”.
‘Oh yes, they float. They all float up here.’
No black boxes here!
Here is how platforms die: first, they are good to their users; then they abuse their users to make things better for their business customers; finally, they abuse those business customers to claw back all the value for themselves. Then, they die.
Good friends write good articles on AI.
Shout out to Calcea Rujean Johnson and Ne'Kiya Jackson on their new Pythagorean proof using trigonometry
You might not have needed Pythagora’s theory after you left school but these girls found a new use for it before they did.
A frank article from 2017 on why supervised learning works best if the data collection is better. 6 years later, it’s still not brilliant and relies on the labour of un(der)paid and marginalised workers.
This must have been a grand tusk to undertake.
‘One year from now, on Monday, 8 April 2024, the moon will pass directly between Earth and the sun, creating a total solar eclipse like the one that crossed the United States from coast to coast on 21 August 2017.’
When Seth met Vincent.
‘It will inspire you, but it will not get you across the finish line. ChatGPT basically runs on statistical vibes.’
Colour me #BAD