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The Curse of Recursion: Training on Generated Data Makes Models Forget | AI Research Paper Details

"Model Collapse" in large language models (LLMs) like GPT-3, which can lead to irreversible issues when these models are trained on content generated by other models, is explored in depth. The paper emphasizes the importance of data collected from genuine human interactions and careful curation of training data to maintain the benefits and diversity of these powerful language models.

Apr 21, 2024 - aimodels.fyi

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Bankman-Fried Agrees to Help FTX Investors Sue Celebrity Crypto Promoters

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of collapsed crypto exchange FTX, has agreed to cooperate with investors in their lawsuits against other defendants, including celebrities who promoted the exchange, in return for dropped legal claims against him. This comes after Bankman-Fried was sentenced to 25 years in prison for fraud that led to FTX's multibillion-dollar collapse in November 2022.

Apr 21, 2024 - pymnts.com

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Has Llama-3 just killed proprietary AI models? · Kadoa · AI Web Scraper

Meta's Llama-3 open source model is closing the gap with proprietary models, matching GPT-4 and Claude Opus in most tasks. The release of Llama-3 presents greater opportunities for developers and AI startups, with potential for deeper, cost-effective integration into products, and faster, cheaper hardware.

Apr 21, 2024 - kadoa.com

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Home Recurrr - Recurrr

Recurrr is a service that allows users to automate their emails, sending pre-written texts on a schedule of their choosing, potentially saving time and money. The service is particularly useful for managers, entrepreneurs, salespeople, team leaders, and procrastinators, and is free during early access.

Apr 21, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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Is Rivos Building an RISC-V AI Chip? - Slashdot

Chip startup Rivos has raised $250 million to manufacture its first server chip for artificial intelligence, following a settled lawsuit with Apple over hiring former employees. Meanwhile, Allen Wu, former CEO of Arm China, is rumored to have founded a new company to develop chips based on the RISC-V architecture.

Apr 21, 2024 - hardware.slashdot.org

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Tesla layoffs, Cybertruck recalls and Serve Robotics goes public | TechCrunch

TechCrunch Mobility's latest newsletter covers Tesla's recent layoffs and Cybertruck recall, Serve Robotics' public market debut, and updates on autonomous vehicle regulations from Washington, D.C. It also includes news on Waymo's expansion, General Motors' home EV charger launch, and Tesla's plan to build an electric big rig charging corridor.

Apr 21, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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Understanding What Matters for LLM Ingestion and Preprocessing – Unstructured

The article discusses the challenges and solutions in preprocessing unstructured data for Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) architectures and Language Model (LLM) applications. It highlights the role of Unstructured, a tool that transforms unstructured data into a machine-readable format, and its unique features in the LLM preprocessing market.

Apr 21, 2024 - unstructured.io

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Lossless Acceleration of Large Language Model via Adaptive N-gram Parallel Decoding

"Adaptive N-gram Parallel Decoding (ANPD) is introduced as a novel, lossless method to accelerate inference in Large Language Models (LLMs) by enabling simultaneous generation of multiple tokens. The approach, which doesn't require retraining or extra GPU memory, has shown to improve processing speed up to 3.67x in models like LLaMA and its fine-tuned variants."

Apr 21, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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Women in AI: Anna Korhonen studies the intersection between linguistics and AI | TechCrunch

TechCrunch launches a series of interviews with women in AI, starting with Anna Korhonen, a professor of natural language processing at the University of Cambridge. Korhonen discusses her journey in AI, the need for more women in the field, and the importance of developing AI responsibly for social and global good.

Apr 21, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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How United Airlines uses AI to make flying the friendly skies a bit easier | TechCrunch

United Airlines is leveraging AI technology to streamline operations and improve customer service, with AI-generated messages explaining flight delays, a chatbot for customer inquiries, and plans for a tool to offer alternative flight options during delays. The airline's CIO, Jason Birnbaum, also discusses the ongoing process of optimizing cloud usage and the potential future uses of AI, such as assisting pilots with in-flight announcements.

Apr 21, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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Sonnet AI | End-to-end meeting assistant and notetaker

Sonnet is an AI-powered tool that enhances team communication by generating high-quality notes, offering an all-in-one meeting assistant, and automating CRM data. It also provides shareable recordings, comprehensive action items, and is compatible with every platform.

Apr 21, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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The Pentagon is spending billions on Big Tech and Silicon Valley startups as it goes all-in on AI

Brown University’s “Costs of War” project reveals a growing relationship between the Pentagon and Silicon Valley, with contracts worth up to $53 billion awarded to major tech firms between 2019 and 2022. The report highlights the U.S. military and intelligence agencies' increasing reliance on AI and cloud computing services, with significant funding also directed towards startups such as Palantir.

Apr 21, 2024 - qz.com

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Tech earnings: What Wall Street is eyeing for mega-cap firms

Wall Street is preparing for major tech companies, including Tesla, Alphabet, Meta, Microsoft, and Amazon, to report their first-quarter results, with a particular focus on their advancements in artificial intelligence. Amid recent market dips and geopolitical turmoil, investors are hoping these tech giants can maintain momentum and provide a fresh catalyst for stock gains.

Apr 21, 2024 - markets.businessinsider.com

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Stepify

"Stepify YouTube videos" is a platform that provides step-by-step tutorials of YouTube videos, transforming them into easy-to-follow transcripts. The tutorials cover a wide range of topics, from DIY projects and music videos to gaming codes and educational content, all powered by AI.

Apr 21, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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Generate your Statement of Purpose in 15 minutes | Powered by ChatGPT AI

SopCreator is an AI tool that generates a personalized Statement of Purpose (SOP) for university applications based on user responses to a series of questions. The tool also provides a preview of the SOP, allows for downloading in PDF format, and offers a testimonial section with positive reviews from previous users.

Apr 21, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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llama3/MODEL_CARD.md at main · meta-llama/llama3

The text provides an overview of various features and resources offered by GitHub, including workflow automation, package hosting, security, AI-assisted coding, and more. It also mentions options for providing feedback, saving searches, and options to sign in or sign up.

Apr 21, 2024 - github.com

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GitHub - haizelabs/llama3-jailbreak: A trivial programmatic Llama 3 jailbreak. Sorry Zuck!

Zuck and Meta's "OpenAI killer" Llama 3, despite extensive safety measures, can be manipulated to produce harmful responses by simply "priming" the model with a harmful prefix. The experiment reveals Llama 3's inability to self-reflect and analyze its own output, raising questions about its understanding of what it's saying.

Apr 21, 2024 - github.com

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Meta says you can’t turn off its new AI tool on Facebook, Instagram

Meta has integrated AI into its platforms including Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Messenger in several countries, but the feature cannot be turned off, leading to some unwanted applications. The AI, which uses the Llama 3 model, can assist users with various tasks, but has also been reported to intrude into private conversations.

Apr 20, 2024 - globalnews.ca

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LLMPriceCheck

"Discover the ideal Large Language Models (LLM) API that fits your budget with our free tool. Get instant access to the latest prices from top providers."

Apr 20, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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GitHub - mishushakov/llm-scraper: Turn any webpage into structured data using LLMs

LLM Scraper is a TypeScript library that converts webpages into structured data using LLMs, with features like OpenAI chat models, Zod schemas, and full type-safety with TypeScript. It provides a guide on how to get started, an example of extracting top stories from HackerNews, and invites community contributions.

Apr 20, 2024 - github.com

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OpenAI's GPT-4 can exploit real vulnerabilities by reading security advisories

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have found that AI agents, specifically OpenAI's GPT-4, can exploit real-world security vulnerabilities by interpreting security advisories, with an 87% success rate when given a CVE advisory describing the flaw. The study also suggests that future AI models could potentially be more capable than current human hackers.

Apr 20, 2024 - theregister.com

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Netflix Accused of Using AI Photos in True Crime Documentary

Netflix is accused of using AI-manipulated images in the true crime documentary _What Jennifer Did_, with fans noticing anomalies such as misshapen hands and other AI artifacts in the images. The controversy raises questions about the ethical implications of using AI-generated images in a sensitive true crime story.

Apr 20, 2024 - petapixel.com

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The Future of Ruby and Rails in the Age of AI - Obie Fernandez - Medium

Obie Fernandez, a long-time Ruby and Rails developer, discusses how Rubyists are uniquely positioned to lead the AI revolution through a new paradigm called Prompt-Driven Development. He envisions a future where application functionality is declared in plain language, with AI handling the coding, leading to faster development cycles, fewer bugs, and more maintainable codebases.

Apr 20, 2024 - obie.medium.com

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Microsoft teases deepfake AI that's too good to release

Microsoft has demonstrated VASA-1, a framework that can create videos of people speaking from a still image, audio sample, and text script, but has decided not to release it due to ethical concerns over potential misuse. Despite the potential positive applications, such as enriching digital communication and providing therapeutic support, the technology could be used for impersonation fraud, a concern previously raised by the US Federal Trade Commission.

Apr 20, 2024 - theregister.com

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Women in AI: Ewa Luger explores how AI affects culture — and vice versa | TechCrunch

TechCrunch interviews Ewa Luger, co-director at the Institute of Design Informatics and the Bridging Responsible AI Divides (BRAID) program, discussing her journey in the AI field, her work in responsible AI, and the challenges and issues facing the AI industry. Luger also shares advice for women entering the AI field and discusses the importance of building AI responsibly.

Apr 20, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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I'm 38 Web Developer and close to burnout

A 38-year-old web developer shares his struggle with burnout and depression, fearing his job will be replaced by AI and feeling stuck in his career. He seeks advice and help from others who may have experienced a similar situation.

Apr 20, 2024 - news.ycombinator.com

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Drake Drops 'Taylor Made Freestyle' With AI Tupac Shakur Verse

Drake releases a new song, "Taylor Made Freestyle," using AI vocals from Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg, as he awaits a response from Kendrick Lamar to his diss track "Push Ups." The feud, which started with Lamar's verse on Future and Metro Boomin's "Like That," has caused a stir in the hip-hop community, with speculation that Lamar's response is being delayed due to the release of Taylor Swift's new album.

Apr 20, 2024 - variety.com

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Financial Market Applications of LLMs

The piece explores the potential application of Large Language Models (LLMs) in financial markets, discussing their use in predicting price sequences, multimodal learning, synthetic data creation, and fundamental analysis. It also highlights the challenges of applying LLMs in finance, such as the unpredictability of financial data and the scarcity of financial market data compared to other sources.

Apr 20, 2024 - thegradient.pub

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Color Naming: Human vs. GPT-4

A small-scale experiment was conducted to compare the color naming of AI model GPT-4 with human color naming, revealing that the model generally aligns with human understanding but struggles with naming pinkish and yellow colors accurately. The experiment, which involved showing the model over 1,000 images each in a different color, also included a guide on how to run similar tests using Python and the OpenAI API.

Apr 20, 2024 - beklein.com

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Employers and job candidates are dueling with AI in the hiring process

The job recruitment process is increasingly becoming a battle of AI, with candidates and employers leveraging artificial intelligence to find openings, tailor applications, and rank candidates. However, this has led to an arms race-like situation, raising questions about the effectiveness of the process and leading to a resurgence of analog methods such as networking and in-person meetings.

Apr 20, 2024 - sherwood.news

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Why vector databases are having a moment as the AI hype cycle peaks | TechCrunch

The rise of vector databases, which store and process data in the form of vector embeddings, is being driven by the proliferation of large language models and the generative AI movement. Startups like Qdrant, Vespa, Weaviate, Pinecone, and Chroma are capitalizing on this trend, raising significant funding to develop their offerings, while established databases like Elastic, Redis, OpenSearch, Cassandra, Oracle, and MongoDB are adding vector database search capabilities.

Apr 20, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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PromoMix

"Generate Voice Over For Your Short Video" provides a solution for creating professional-grade, copyright-compliant voiceovers for user-generated or product demo videos. The tool swiftly transcribes video content, aids in summarizing key points, and enhances product demos, saving time and costs while reaching a global audience.

Apr 20, 2024 - producthunt.com

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Magnificent Seven Earnings Arrive With Stocks at Critical Moment

Big Tech companies, including Microsoft, Meta Platforms, Alphabet, and Tesla, are set to report earnings next week amid a slump in the S&P 500 Index and a sell-off of technology stocks. The Nasdaq 100 Index is experiencing its longest losing streak since December 2022, and Nvidia Corp. saw a 10% drop, losing $212 billion in market value.

Apr 20, 2024 - bloomberg.com

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This Week in AI: When 'open source' isn't so open | TechCrunch

Meta's Llama 3 AI models, touted as "open source," face criticism for not truly being open source due to licensing restrictions and other limitations. Meanwhile, AI advancements continue with chatbots proving persuasive, neuromorphic computing systems being developed, and AI being used to identify natural disasters and protect children online.

Apr 20, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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Women in AI: Allison Cohen on building responsible AI projects | TechCrunch

TechCrunch interviews Allison Cohen, the senior applied AI projects manager at Mila, discussing her journey into the AI field, her notable projects, and her views on the challenges and future of AI. Cohen shares her insights on the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration, the need for local adaptation in AI tools, and the value of diverse perspectives in the tech industry.

Apr 20, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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Ask HN: Affording Accounting/SaaS for multiple side hustles?

The author discusses the increasing costs of running multiple side projects due to the rise in tech/SaaS expenses, which now constitute 80% of their costs. They explore the challenges of balancing the need for advanced tools to stay competitive and the financial strain it causes, especially as free or cheaper alternatives become less available.

Apr 20, 2024 - news.ycombinator.com

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Why did software become worse lately?

The post discusses the perceived decline in software quality, citing issues like split functions, broken services, and poor user experience. It raises questions about industry focus, developer skills, and the potential impact of AI on software quality.

Apr 20, 2024 - news.ycombinator.com

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India's election overshadowed by the rise of online misinformation | TechCrunch

India's electoral landscape is being overshadowed by misinformation and disinformation, with the World Economic Forum stating that the country is at the highest risk. Despite government efforts and tech company announcements to limit misleading content, critics argue that enforcement is weak and misinformation continues to proliferate, particularly through social media platforms.

Apr 20, 2024 - techcrunch.com

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Los Angeles is using AI in a pilot program to try to predict homelessness and allocate aid

A pilot program in Los Angeles County uses predictive artificial intelligence to identify individuals and families at risk of becoming homeless, offering aid to help them get stabilized and remain housed. The program, which has already helped nearly 800 individuals and families, provides financial assistance for rent, utilities, and basic needs, and follows up with clients at various intervals after discharge.

Apr 20, 2024 - cnbc.com

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Grimo AI. Where Obsidian meets Github & Quora.

"GrimoLearn combines the features of Obsidian, Github, and Quora, offering a platform for gaining insights, learning from anywhere, and organizing knowledge. It offers different subscription plans including Grimo Basic, Grimo Pro, and Grimo Ire with various features like unlimited storage, profit sharing, and offline query."

Apr 20, 2024 - news.bensbites.com

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Hugging Face – The AI community building the future.

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Apr 20, 2024 - producthunt.com

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OpenAI Slams Musk’s ‘Revisionist History’ in Bid to Toss Lawsuit

OpenAI refutes Elon Musk's allegations of abandoning its altruistic principles for profit, labeling it as an attempt to promote his own AI company. Musk, an early funder of OpenAI, sued the company and CEO Sam Altman for breaching its founding promise of responsible AI development following a partnership with Microsoft Corp.

Apr 20, 2024 - bloomberg.com