Import AI 331: 16X smaller language models; could AMD compete with NVIDIA?; and BERT for the dark web
The symptoms of great revolution are always present in the mundane of the day-to-day
Import AI 330: Palantir's AI-War future; BLOOMChat; and more money for distributed AI training
If we perfectly simulated the entire world and trained agents within it, what might we learn about ourselves and the experience of being "human"?
Import AI 329: Compute IS data; don't build AI agents; AI needs a precautionary principle
At the end of this phase of the tech revolution, what parts of it will seem like hyped inanity and what parts will seem like profound secrets?
Import AI 328: Cheaper StableDiffusion; sim2soccer; AI refinement
...as AI industrializes, we should ask ourselves where the key inputs are and when they'll be in contention
Import AI 327: Stable Diffusion on phones; GPT-Hacker; UK launches a £100m AI taskforce
2024 will be the year of Reality Collapse Elections (RCEs)
Import AI 326:Chinese AI regulations; Stability's new LMs If AI is fashionable in 2023, then what will be fashionable in 2024?
What would you do at the end of time?
Import AI 325: Automated mad science; AI vs democracy; and a 12B parameter language model
Plus: Why prompt injection could be a big problem
Import AI 324: Machiavellian AIs; LLMs and political campaigns; Facebook makes an excellent segmentation model
...and a story about generative AI and games and how souls work...
Import AI 323: AI researcher warns about AI; BloombergGPT; and an open source Flamingo
...Plus, a story about the financial crisis and AI research...
Import AI 322: Huawei's trillion parameter model; AI systems as moral patients; parasocial bots via Character.ai
...and a story about the market value of grief to (mostly) immortal aliens...
Import AI 321: Open source GPT3; giving away democracy to AGI companies; GPT-4 is a political artifact
and a story about automating our humanity via AI...
Import AI 320: Facebook's AI Lab Leak; open source ChatGPT clone; Google makes a universal translator.
Plus, a story about moral patienthood in the age of machine minds.
© 2023 Jack Clark
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