AI in Politics + AI News (A Final Beatles Song Thanks to AI, ChatGPT Church Sermon + OpenAI API Updates)

Using AI

15-06-2023 • 56 mins

Will AI politicians and AI political parties be a thing? Plus - AI church services in Germany, a 4-week-old startup mistral.ai raises $113m, the UK Gov <3 Deepmind, Yann LeCun (Godfather #3) tries to allay AI fears, OpenAI releases large API updates

Your host is AI geek Alex Denne, joined by ML Research scientist Alex and AI Founder Rafie Faruq.

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News links

  1. Meta scientist Yann LeCun says AI won't destroy jobs forever - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-65886125
  2. OpenAI, DeepMind will open up models to UK government - https://www.politico.eu/article/openai-deepmind-will-open-up-models-to-uk-government
  3. Function calling and other API updates - https://openai.com/blog/function-calling-and-other-api-updates

Note: the Context length for GPT-3.5 turbo has been increased

Theme links

  1. One in four Europeans favor Artificial Intelligence making policy decisions over politicians, according to IE University report - https://www.ie.edu/university/news-events/news/one-in-four-europeans-favor-artificial-intelligence-making-policy-decisions-over-politicians-according-to-ie-university-report/
  2. AI Politician in New Zealand https://analyticsindiamag.com/worlds-first-ai-powered-virtual-politician-sam-joins-the-electoral-race-in-new-zealand/
  3. AI Politician by Yandex in Russia https://www.newsweek.com/russia-putin-could-face-controversial-robot-next-year-president-election-741509

Crazy things from this week

  1. https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2023/06/chatgpt-takes-the-pulpit-ai-leads-experimental-church-service-in-germany
  2. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-13/france-s-mistral-ai-raises-113-million-in-big-eu-startup-debut
  3. A final beatles song - https://www.semafor.com/article/06/13/2023/paul-mccartney-beatles-song-ai

Topics we touched on

  1. How large foundation models are trained and how it works, patients, doctors, transcriptions, handwriting, training data, reddit API changes, Twitter API changes, wealth tax, code interpreter, Mistral.ai, Anthropic, Putin, New Zealand, Virtual Politicians, Rishi Sunak, #LondonTechWeek, political prompts, budget surplus, budget deficits, policy writing, policy creation, civil service, NHS, ChatGPT

Stay tuned for our next episode on - AI in the legal industry

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