Shelly Palmer Think about This – We don’t live in America… America lives in us.


Monday, September 11, 2023

Shelly Palmer Think about This – We don’t live in America… America lives in us.

Twenty-two years on, as the brutal attacks of 9/11 slowly fade from memory to history, I still deeply believe: “We don’t live in America … America lives in us.”

Remembering our neighbourhood heroes from FDNY Engine Co. 16 Ladder 7 who, like so many other brave first responders, rushed to protect us and never came home.

Capt. Vernon Allan Richard, 53

George Cain, 35

Robert Joseph Foti, 42

Charles Mendez, 38

Richard Muldowney Jr, 40

Vincent Princiotta, 39

May they, and all whose lives were taken in the name of terror, Rest in Peace. -s

Today’s Most Interesting Stories


Ghostwriter Song Using A.I. Drake & The Weeknd Will Not Be Grammy Eligible As Awards Honcho Backtracks

Seeming to walk back some apparently unpopular comments he made earlier this week to The New York Times, Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. took to social media last night to deny that “Heart On My Sleeve,” the hit viral, A.I.-assisted song by the mysterious music creator known only as Ghostwriter, will be eligible for Grammy consideration.

Read More · Deadline

Shelly’s Blog: Reflecting on AI and Monoculturalism

Does generative AI pose a threat to the rich tapestry of human expression? Are we on an inevitable path toward digital monoculturalism? This essay was written in the fall of 2016. Considering how quickly generative AI content creation tools and copilots are being woven into the fabric of our lives, now would be a very good time to start thinking about what our human-created cultures truly mean to us.

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Roblox’s new AI chatbot will help you build virtual worlds

Roblox announced a new conversational AI assistant at its 2023 Roblox Developers Conference (RDC) that can help creators more easily make experiences for the popular social app.

Read More · The Verge


OpenAI confirms that AI writing detectors don’t work

Last week, OpenAI published tips for educators in a promotional blog post that shows how some teachers are using ChatGPT as an educational aid, along with suggested prompts to get started. In a related FAQ, they also officially admit what we already know: AI writing detectors don’t work, despite frequently being used to punish students with false positives.

Read More · Ars Technica

ChatGPT web traffic drops for third straight month

ChatGPT saw a big drop this summer in the amount of time users spent on the chatbot — likely because school was out and competition was up.

Read More · Axios

Meta Is Developing a New, More Powerful AI System as Technology Race Escalates

Parent of Facebook and Instagram wants artificial-intelligence system to be as capable as OpenAI’s most advanced model.

Read More · WSJ

How can you take advantage of GPT-4 both personally and professionally? Generative AI for Executives is a great place to start.

VIDEO: Is Meta’s Code Llama an OpenAI Killer? | Shelly Palmer LIVE | September 6, 2023

Last week, Meta launched Code Llama: an open source, AI model specifically fine-tuned for coding tasks. It can generate code in multiple languages and it’s available for both research and commercial use. Is Code Llama a threat to OpenAI?

Read More · YouTube

X, formerly Twitter, caught running unlabeled ads in users’ Following feeds

X, the company formerly known as Twitter, has been caught running unlabeled ads in users’ Following feeds, TechCrunch has learned and was able to confirm firsthand.

Read More · TechCrunch

How to use the new web-based editing tools in Google Photos

Google Photos isn’t just a place for storing and sorting your photos and videos — both the web interface and the mobile apps come with a slew of image editing tools so you can spruce up and enhance your pictures before sharing them with the wider world.

Read More · The Verge

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