1 month, 19 days ago

Ain’t No Lie — The unsolvable(?) prejudice problem in ChatGPT and friends

Thanks to Gary Marcus, I found out about this research paper. And boy, is this is both a clear illustration of a fundamental flaw at the heart of Generative AI, as well as uncovering a doubly problematic and potentially unsolvable problem: fine-tuning …

2 months, 25 days ago

SAP shares reached a record high; restructures 8000 jobs and lures customers with Cloud ERP migration discounts.

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3 months, 30 days ago

Memorisation: the deep problem of Midjourney, ChatGPT, and friends

If we ask GPT to get us “that poem that compares the loved one to a summer’s day” we want it to produce the actual Shakespeare Sonnet 18, not some confabulation. And it does. It has memorised this part of the training data. This is both sought-after an…

4 months, 10 days ago

Cooking Up A Storm: AI Will Drive Process Industry Innovation

It is this time of year where I usually like to try and make seasonal specialties from other parts of the world. I’ve been exchanging recipes with my colleague George Lawrie. I’m not sure how anyone can really eat the mince pies he tells me are delicio…

6 months, 2 days ago

The Truth about ChatGPT and Friends — understand what it really does and what that means

On 10 October I gave an (enthusiastically received) explainer talk at the EABPM Conference Europe 2023, making clear what ChatGPT and friends actually do — addressing the technology in a non-technical but correct way — and what that means. That presentation fills the gap between the tech and the results. At the end you will understand what these models really do in a practical sense (so not the technical how) when they handle language, see not only how impressive they are, but also how the errors come to be (with a practical example), and what that means what we may expect from this technology in the future.

6 months, 2 days ago

The Truth about ChatGPT and Friends — understand what it really does and what that means

On 10 October I gave an (enthusiastically received) explainer talk at the EABPM Conference Europe 2023, making clear what ChatGPT and friends actually do — addressing the technology in a non-technical but correct way — and what that means. That present…