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Posted May 31, 2023 in Artificial Intelligence
Not long after posting my previous article about ChatGPT, articles started popping up about a lawyer who used ChatGPT to write a brief for a court case and how it backfired on him because the generated brief had made up stuff in it.
Posted May 29, 2023 in Artificial Intelligence
There's been a lot of press and anxiety lately about ChatGPT and other chat-based AI tools. In my view, the media isn't describing these tools very well, fostering the worldwide anxiety by choice, so I wrote this post to provide the details as I see them.
Posted May 28, 2023 in Artificial Intelligence
You see examples of AI everywhere nowadays, but what we don't see is many examples of multiple models wired together to accomplish something. What we have is little islands of AI which minimizes its impact.
Posted May 24, 2023 in Miscellaneous
After a six-year hiatus, I'm finally back to writing articles on this site. Here's why...
Posted September 6, 2017 in Artificial Intelligence
Debugs the concept that Alexa is AI, instead it's just a bunch of discrete Machine Learning models.
Posted August 28, 2017
Describes my surprised when my digital presence appeared in the real world.
Posted June 9, 2017 in Natural Language Processing
My reaction to the Google AIY project.
Posted April 24, 2017
There’s been a lot of buzz around Facebook – primarily because of the murder that took place on Facebook Live coupled with Facebook’s failure to recognize it and pull down the video in a reasonable time. Apparently Facebook spent a lot of effort building systems to recognize copyright violations (which causes them issues) and little on technologies that recognize harmful acts (this causes victims issues, but not Facebook directly).
Posted January 6, 2017
Describes failings in Alexa when it comes to connecting weather requests to the actual weather forecast.
Posted November 17, 2016
References several articles online describing how mobile apps are dead.
Posted October 7, 2016 in Natural Language Processing
I expected Viv to be a big deal only to learn that Samsung was buying the company.
Posted August 4, 2016 in Miscellaneous
Expanding the concept of the Semantec Web to Semantic Web Services.
Posted August 3, 2016 in Natural Language Processing
One of the reasons I became so certain that we were entering the age of no apps is the rise of voice agents. My BlackBerry had voice control capabilities years ago and Android and iOS both added capabilities well. My 2007 car supported an option for voice control, but I never installed one. The precipice was when I purchased an Amazon Echo for the kitchen. I’d started using Google Now and Siri for things, random searches, phone calls and opening apps, but when the Echo came into the house, it changed music for me.
Posted August 2, 2016
Describes an alternative view of the World Without Apps, the World With Less Apps.
Posted August 1, 2016
Introduces this site and the World Without Apps.