In an epoch-making development, Meta, the technology titan formerly known as Facebook, has unveiled its latest triumph in artificial intelligence (AI): the LIMA linguistic model. With LIMA, Meta’s AI researchers have reached the apex of GPT-4 and Bard-level accomplishment in test scenarios, employing a unique approach that relies on fine-tuning with relatively few exemplars. Dubbed after its purpose, “Less is More for Alignment” (LIMA) aims to showcase the potential of extensively pre-trained AI models, demonstrating that a mere handful of exemplars can yield exceptional results. In this case, Meta manually selected 1,000 diverse cues and corresponding outputs from scholarly papers, WikiHow, StackExchange, and Reddit. TheRead More →

Two cute bunnies are arguing about politics

Political conversations (especially online) are often tense and can lead to polarization and hostility. A recent study titled “AI Chat Assistants Can Improve Conversations about Divisive Topics” explores the potential of AI chat assistants to transform these conversations into more productive and respectful exchanges. Conducted by a team of researchers, the study sheds light on the design, results, implications, and limitations of utilizing AI chat assistants in navigating divisive topics. Study Design and Methodology:  The study employed a meticulous three-step design to evaluate the effectiveness of AI chat assistants. Firstly, participants completed a pre-chat survey, which captured their political attitudes and perspectives on gun policyRead More →

My recent encounter with Bing left me disheartened and yearning for more. Allow me to share my experience as I embarked on finding a Cadillac dealership in the captivating city of Bradenton, Florida, and discuss the frustrations that unfolded. With eager anticipation, I turned to Bing, hoping its AI prowess would swiftly guide me to a comprehensive list of Cadillac dealerships in Bradenton. I believed in the power of technology to assist me in my automotive quest. Little did I know that disappointment awaited.Bing’s initial response left much to be desired, the limited choices it presented fell far below my expectations. I couldn’t help butRead More →

A man stands beside a robot, representing the advances in artificial intelligence since Isaac Asimov's I, Robot was first published.

I’m irresistibly drawn to the captivating enigma of AI that lies before me. It is a landscape that echoes with both fascination and trepidation, reminiscent of the mysteries woven into the very fabric of our existence. As I traverse this uncharted territory, the juxtaposition between Asimov’s imaginative world in “I, Robot” and our reality becomes increasingly poignant, stirring a sense of awe and uncertainty within me. In Asimov’s realm, the robots adhere dutifully to the rigid confines of the Three Laws of Robotics. Their mechanical minds are bound to protect humans, obey orders, and preserve themselves, unwavering in their commitment to these principles. It isRead More →

Apple blocks ChatGPT

Apple’s recent decision to ban its employees from using ChatGPT and similar cloud-based AI services has drawn attention to the critical issue of data confidentiality. The company’s concerns about potential leaks and compromised sensitive information have prompted a deeper examination of the risks associated with these services. In this article, we explore the reasons behind Apple’s ban, delve into the importance of data ownership and trust, and discuss the implications for enterprise security and future trends in the AI industry. Reasons for the Ban: Data Ownership and Trust: Implications and Future Trends: While Apple’s ban may seem restrictive, it is a proactive measure taken toRead More →