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(I enjoy living in web paradise, near node.js sea under Angular shade, taking care of mobile pets. Survived mainframes, soviet empire, lack of internet.)
Image above: A masked worker cleans a New York City subway entrance. How did it come to this? A virus a thousand times smaller than a dust mote has humbled and humiliated the planet's most powerful nation. America has failed to protect its people…
When OpenAI first published a paper on their new language generation AI, GPT-3, the hype was slow to build. The paper indicated GPT-3, the biggest natural language AI model yet, was advanced, but it only had a few written examples of its output.
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The Wall Street Journal
– Aug 3, 11:37 AM
WASHINGTON—President Trump confirmed Monday he is open to a deal in which Microsoft Corp. or another U.S. company buys the video-sharing app TikTok, but said the government should receive payment for clearing a purchase. Speaking to…