While LLAMA 2 is certainly interesting, and more openly licensed than some other AI language models, it’s definitely not open source. Open source is a term that is defined by a non-profit called the Open Source Initiative. The OSI explicitly calls out that it is not sufficient for code to be open for something to be called open source. The actual definition of open source includes provisions that must be true for the licensing of the software. LLAMA 2’s “permissive” license doesn’t apply.Read more
I decided to ask both ChatGPT and Google Bard to provide three arguments about why this particular exclusivity deal was in violation with the Sherman Act.
Completely in alignment with my expectations, ChatGPT immediately announced that it was unable to answer such a question, but it happily explained some generics about the Sherman Act. Bard, on the other hand, gave a seemingly quite convincing breakdown of the reasons for and against an anti-competitive ruling.Read more
Artificial intelligence in and of itself is not dangerous. Building systems without sufficient oversight and processes for testing influence and impact is dangerous.Read more
Content notice: this post discusses death and resolving a loved ones estate Estimates show that 90 percent of Americans are online. We increasingly turn to online services to handle critical parts of our lives, but few platforms provide a way for user information to be safely managed or deleted after a user passes away. In many instances, estate executors or family members are required to provide death certificates, court orders, or even sue companies forRead more