These images are NOT generated by a GAN or any other machine learning model - but by a human artist. Notice the complex play with high level semantics. Machines will struggle doing such things for many years to come. #ML #Generative
Run the BigGAN generator in your browser:
"An Overview of National AI Strategies": https://medium.com/politics-ai/an-overview-of-national-ai-strategies-2a70ec6edfd #ML #Politics
Fortnite now has 8.3 million concurrent players worldwide:
"Compared to #Games, all other forms of media are now total niche markets. "Videogames" itself is now essentially just a legacy term, disguising the birth an entirely new form of media" - Samim
The easiest answer to any question, is to not ask the question in the first place.
Google's Sundar Pichai : ‘#Technology Doesn’t Solve Humanity’s Problems’:
"Technology doesn’t solve humanity’s problems. It was always naïve to think so. Technology is an enabler, but humanity has to deal with humanity’s problems. I think we’re both over-reliant on technology as a way to solve things and probably, at this moment, over-indexing on technology as a source of all problems, too." - Sundar Pichai.
Daoist Wisdom For Our Times - talk by Shantena Sabbadini:
If all your focus rests on the outcomes of your actions, you are bound to not enjoy the ride there. This is a central fallacy of the vision of automating everything.
"China’s brightest children are being recruited to develop AI ‘killer bots’": https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/2172141/chinas-brightest-children-are-being-recruited-develop-ai-killer
"Some of china’s smartest teen students selected for 'experimental programme for intelligent weapons systems' at the Beijing Institute of Tech". Is this a scene from Akira? Psi? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_(1988_film)
Reflections on "Nostalgia": This very moment right now will soon be past and subject to Nostalgia in the future. Being "Nostalgic for the future" is generally more fun than dwelling in the past. Or as Karl Valentin once said: "In the past, even the future was better"
A crisis is a wonderful thing – it means that we’ve reached the limits of our current thinking and something new will (has to) emerge
What the vast majority of "how to teach your dog a new behaviour" guides don't mention: Education is a bi-directional process. While you train the dog, the dog trains you. #ML