Gas station without pumps

2019 November 14

Fun with AI

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I was playing a bit with the site https://talktotransformer.com/ today, which uses a highly trained neural net (GPT-2) to generate text from a starting phrase.  The results are sometimes surprisingly like the sort of articles low-quality news sites create (are they all done by AI?), but are sometimes amusing.

I particularly liked the result of starting from the first few words of my book (prompt in bold):

This course is intended to be a first course in the subject of Computational Science, with the focus on solving real-world problems using programming. This course is a continuation of the course offered in Fall 2014.

This course is intended to be a first course in the subject of Computational Science, with the focus on solving real-world problems using programming. This course is a continuation of the course offered in Fall 2014.

This course is intended to be a first course in the subject of Computational Science, with the focus on solving real-world problems using programming. This course is a continuation of the course offered in Fall 2013.

This course is intended to be a first course in the subject of Computational Science, with the focus on solving real-world problems using programming. This course is a continuation of the course offered in Fall 2012.

This course is intended to be a first course in the subject of Computational Science, with the focus on solving real-world problems using

I also got a good response to “AI is going to destroy”:

AI is going to destroy the internet. I believe we should be very careful before we let AI go to such extreme levels.”

He believes that the internet, with its ability to reach and reach quickly, is an important tool.

“The internet is the only medium that can reach the majority of humanity,” he said.

“But you can’t trust it to be completely free. You have to have the human element back there. And that’s what AI will be.”

A more benign future?

While Dr. Musk believes we are entering the “age of artificial intelligence,” he says the benefits could be far more benign than the

The responses are different every time, so it is sort of fun to play with.

2 Comments »

  1. This is good for hours of entertainment! OK, maybe minutes but still…

    Comment by gflint — 2019 November 15 @ 06:44 | Reply

  2. […] mentioned in Fun with AI, the fun to be had using https://talktotransformer.com/ to generate text from the transformer-based […]

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