Oh, what’s this? Microsoft Bing AI now includes a free “artificial-intelligence” image creator powered by DALL-E? “Sorry, mate, couldn’t resist”, to quote Jack Sparrow from “The Curse of the Black Pearl”. Hehe. Anyway, for the first time I’ve really sunk my teeth into playing around … Continue readingArtista ex Machina?
Having started with ChatGPT this week, I must say I’m having a blast; I suspect it’ll come to enjoy a place in my life as a supremely useful tool. Sure, it has its limitations, but so does every other kind of software. Anyway, I asked … Continue readingBallroom and Business with ChatGPT
At LessWrong Virgil Kurkjian has a fascinating post, “Leto among the Machines”, analyzing Frank Herbert’s “Dune” chronicles, specifically its worldbuilding point of the Butlerian Jihad (the elimination of computers from human civilization), from a “rationalist” perspective, especially how the Butlerian Jihad makes perfect sense once … Continue readingNemesis Among the Machines