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Generative AI VIII: AGI Dangers and Perspectives

This is the last post in the “Generative AI” series. Today, we look into the future and discuss where the current trends take us, what dangers might artificial general intelligence (AGI) hold for us, and whether we are ready for these dangers (spoiler: not at all). I will present the case for AGI doomers and discuss the main arguments, but please keep in mind that in this post, everything is mostly speculation (although there actually are attempts to put this speculation on firm mathematical ground).

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How DALL-E Creates AI-Generated Art: Generative AI III

Today, we continue our discussion of generative AI, a direction that keeps transforming many different industries. Last time, we reviewed the difference between continuous and discrete latent spaces, and how the VQ-VAE architecture (based on variational autoencoders that we discussed before) manages to learn a discrete latent space, a codebook that  Today, we will put this idea into further practice with our first real text-to-image model, OpenAI’s DALL-E.

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Inside AI Ask Me Anything (AMA) with CEO and Founder, Yashar Behzadi

Synthesis AI CEO and Founder Yashar Behzadi recently sat down for an Ask Me Anything with our friends at Inside AI. The discussion was wide-ranging, touching on what’s next for generative AI, how synthetic data is generated and used, overcoming model bias, and the ethics of AI systems. If you’re tinkering with generative AI and need representative synthetic human data for developing ML models ethically, we’d love to talk — contact us any time.

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Synthetic Data: The Early Days, Part I

Previously on this blog, we have discussed the data problem: why machine learning may be hitting a wall, how one-shot and zero-shot learning can help, how come reinforcement learning does not need data at all, and how unlabeled datasets can inform even supervised learning tasks. Today, we begin discussing our main topic: synthetic data. Let us start from the very beginning: how synthetic data was done in the early days of computer vision…

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