Our AI adventure begins!
Exploring the Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence, Together.
Recently, I had the unique opportunity to write a restaurant review blog entirely with OpenAI. Their powerful tools and technology allowed me to create a detailed and informative blog post that accurately captured my experience dining at a local restaurant.
It was quite remarkable how quickly and effortlessly the blog post was completed. OpenAI amazed me with its capabilities.
Inspired, I decided to test out OpenAI once more and submitted the following prompt:
“Write a quick blog post about how I just wrote a restaurant review blog entirely with OpenAI.”
In less than two minutes another post was born. You are reading it now.
This, to me, is the power of AI - automating small tasks that would otherwise take too long to complete. As opposed to traditional writing, which requires brainstorming, formulating, and revising, AI enables us to finish projects with remarkable speed.
Take a look at the image below.
The text in white is my request. The text in green is the GPT3 response.
This is the final published product.
Some would deem this cheating or bad writing; however, I think it is remarkable. In the age of short attention spans, OpenAI can be incredibly useful.
If you are not familiar with the GPT3 playground, but would like to give it a try, sign up at https://beta.openai.com/ and let’s play together. In the upcoming posts I will explain how I am using it, and what are all of the features.
Notable AI related finds from the internet.
Check out this wonderful AI assisted music video by John Brownell. In the next update I will interview John about making of this video, with details on what goes into this incredible production.
The robots are getting witty.
Shout out to my friend Joe who got AI rattled a little this week.
Luma Labs introduced AI powered 3D art generator. This could see a lot of useful applications. Game designers could making skeleton art in seconds, and then let artists fill in the details. Zoom-like video chats can start using avatars generated on the client side, thus saving most of the bandwidth. Virtual Reality can get loaded with millions of new 3D objects … So many options. What would you want to use 3D models for? Please reply or comment.
Lexica introduced Aperture, a model that can generate realistically looking photographs. I asked it for a “Beautiful mountain town with a ski resort, lots of snow, lights, and peace,” and got the following image. It captures perfectly the mood I was looking for, and although it is clearly not a real town, it’s not that apparently at the first glance. The tech isn’t there yet to produce magazine covers, but it’s pretty great for a blog post, a newsletter, or a post card.
Give it a try, it’s free - https://z.lexica.art/aperture
Lastly, what is even real, in the age of AI?
Morgan Freeman has the answer.
That’s it for today. I am really stocked you are here, and hope we can explore AI together. If you have any questions, ideas, or want to know more about something you see on the internet, but don’t have time to figure it out, let me know and I will look into it!
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