Apr 20, 2022

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free speech
Apr 20, 2022

How DALL·E 2 Makes Images, Like GPT-3 But More Sensible, How AI Startups Spend Their Money, Robo Real Estate Agents

Last week, Elon Musk launched a surprise attempt to acquire Twitter. The $43-billion bid was motivated, he said, by his desire to protect free speech endangered by the company’s practice of promoting some tweets while burying others. To

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Algorithm as Real Estate Agent
Apr 20, 2022

Algorithm as Real Estate Agent

House sales priced by algorithms account for a small but growing portion of the real estate market.What’s new: Companies that use algorithmic pricing models to buy and sell

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More Realistic Pictures From Text
Apr 20, 2022

More Realistic Pictures From Text

OpenAI’s DALL·E got an upgrade that takes in text descriptions and produces images in styles from hand-drawn to photorealistic. The new version is a rewrite from the ground up. It uses the earlier CLIP zero-shot image classifier to represent

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Neural Nets + Rules = Truer Text
Apr 20, 2022

Neural Nets + Rules = Truer Text

A new approach aims to cure text generators of their tendency to produce nonsense.What’s new: AI21 Labs launched Jurassic-X, a natural language processing system that combines neural networks and rule-based programs. Jurassic-X weds

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investment
Apr 20, 2022

How AI Ventures Spend Their Capital

AI startups are putting their cash into . . . AI startups.What’s new: Young AI companies flush with venture capital are purchasing startups to expand the range of services they can offer, The Wall Street Journal

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Should Twitter Publish Its Ranking Algorithm?
Apr 20, 2022

Should Twitter Publish Its Ranking Algorithm?

Last week, Elon Musk launched a surprise attempt to acquire Twitter. The $43-billion bid was motivated, he said, by his desire to protect free speech endangered by the company’s practice of promoting some tweets while burying others. To

3 min read

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