More NUC fun

So my replacement Crucial TForce SSD on my NUC died after about a year and a half of use. Not detected any more internally. In an external enclosure, it is detected but then the formatting process causes a complete lock-up of the formatting program and never finishes. In any case, I bought a replacement for… Continue reading More NUC fun

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Samford Homecoming Lecture: What in the world is happening in AI?

I gave a lecture today as part of the homecoming activities on the current impact of AI in both our world and in education. Going to write up more about it later, but it went well! Here are the powerpoint slides: And here is a link to the facebook live video: If the Facebook… Continue reading Samford Homecoming Lecture: What in the world is happening in AI?

5th generation programming language?

1st generation programming languages – MACHINE LANGUAGE In the beginning there was machine language – 1s and 0s only, sometimes entered by manually connecting cables into the right spot and setting the correct switches the right way (e.g., ENIAC). This is what is meant as a 1st generation programming language. 2nd gen languages – ASSEMBLY… Continue reading 5th generation programming language?

homeGPT, cont’d

Stanford Alpaca takes the LLaMA pre-trained model released by the Meta AI and “fine-tunes” the model to respond better to natural language questions and prompts (exactly what chatGPT does). Note, the screenshot above is from LLaMA, not from Alpaca. This shows you the value that alpaca adds as the output from the example LLaMA is… Continue reading homeGPT, cont’d