Prompt engineers are in demand. This article notes salary ranges. • CNBC > makeit > “This is the No. 1 ‘most important’ AI skill you need to know, says MIT expert: ‘You can learn the basics in 2 hours’” by Tom Huddleston Jr. (Sep 22 2023) – Everyone needs to learn prompt engineering. Prompt engineering… Continue reading AI prompt engineering – employment opportunities
AI chatbots are like replicators. What could go … In his latest Plaintext newsletter, Steven Levy recounts his conversation earlier this summer with legendary artificial intelligence researcher Geoffrey Hinton, “after he [Hinton] had some time to reflect on his post-Google life and mission” – in his “new career as a philosopher.” The fears Hinton is… Continue reading Will androids be less tribal? – restraining AI ‘replicator’ risk
Generative AI chatbots might be cool to many. But the heat (greenhouse gas emissions) and cost may deflate hype as a reality check for the botton line. Generative AI data center server infrastructure plus operating costs will challenge the business models and profitability of emergent services incorporating this tech . • Washington Post > “AI… Continue reading AI chatbot reality check – the bottom line?
UPDATE May 17, 2023: Proper funding for a new federal AI agency is needed to match the tech industry’s speed and power. The name for the prospective agency and a map of its possible functions are yet to be determined. But does having one agency regulate all AI make sense? – vs. adding AI oversight… Continue reading Lords of AI – Tech giants and an International Agency
Today, via email, I received an invitation to try Google’s new Bard Chatbot. After a limited, cautious demonstration in 2020, there’s now a limited public beta test. Because that protocol is the way to collect “valuable data” – at public scale. Sort of like a large clinical trial of a new medicine, eh . Meet… Continue reading Meet Bard – an early experiment by Google