Author: Richard K Collins

Director, The Internet Foundation Studying formation and optimized collaboration of global communities. Applying the Internet to solve global problems and build sustainable communities. Internet policies, standards and best practices.

Should work for a range of repetitive and memorization intensive tasks.

Rafael Polania @RafaPolania New pub! Is it possible to modulate sensory information processing in a non-invasive manner by modulating ongoing oscillatory activity in the prefrontal cortex in humans? Yes, we can! Take a look at our Open Access pub @NatureHumBehav https://nature.com/articles/s41562-024-01820-z Replying to @RafaPolania and @NatureHumBehav You should be able to modulate to test and record.
Read More »

SEMI seminar on SpectroChip

Kevin, Sean – Thanks for the presentation and discussion I made many comments. Thank you for responding.  The need is for hundreds of millions of these. Since there are also array applications, possibly billions.To use with cell phone, you can use the FLIR thermal sensor approach which is USB C plug-in to the phone, or
Read More »

AIs must log their experiences and abilities

Philipp Schmid @_philschmid Speculative Decoding is a method to speed up the text generation of LLMs, but requires additional parameters or a separate smaller model. @Apple now proposes Speculative Streaming, which integrates speculative decoding into a single LLM to speed up inference without degrading… https://pic.twitter.com/7A3N75wyTV Replying to @_philschmid and @Apple Philipp, Stop saying “a separate
Read More »

AIs claiming to solve medical problems or offering medical advice without certification and oversight

Richard Dufour @r_dufour Very proud to announce BioMistral, a collection of open-source pre-trained LLMs for the medical domain Arxiv: http://tinyurl.com/3xk8hua6 BioMistral 7B model: http://tinyurl.com/mubkfprp More info: http://tinyurl.com/5etvbvkz @CNRSinformatics @LaboLS2N @taln_ls2n @LabrakYanis https://pic.twitter.com/E9nBzJVM9Y Replying to @r_dufour @CNRSinformatics and 3 others Spreading these around as “trained LLMs for the medical domain” is like putting actors in medical
Read More »

not “yet another human running a group in a brick and mortar organization”.

Dr. Jasmina Wiemann @jasmina_wiemann Come and join the awesome department of Earth & Planetary Science @JohnsHopkins as our new Dept. Chair (@JHUEPS)! We are entering an exciting growth phase, incl. a major expansion in #ecological research! Please share widely! #geology #climate #ecology https://apply.interfolio.com/140402 Replying to @jasmina_wiemann @JohnsHopkins and @JHUEPS Hire an administrator to do the
Read More »

Never citing their sources, never giving credit or payment.

Jeremy Trimble @jeremyntrimble These are snowscapes from a snowstorm in Cleveland. Do you guys have any winter snowscape pictures you want to share? https://pic.twitter.com/Il6mJkOaOQhttps://pic.twitter.com/Il6mJkOaOQhttps://pic.twitter.com/Il6mJkOaOQhttps://pic.twitter.com/Il6mJkOaOQ Replying to @jeremyntrimble Expect to see them show up in backgrounds of Sora fake videos soon. Because, of course, anything posted on the Internet is immediately considered free for any big
Read More »

If the effort is sustained until it reaches maturity.

Sayak Paul @RisingSayak  After we enabled “Discussions” on the Diffusers repo, we started getting really high-quality stuff 💫 Check them out here: https://github.com/huggingface/diffusers/discussions My favorite is: https://github.com/huggingface/diffusers/discussions/6991 https://pic.twitter.com/nzreEgHXc1 Replying to @RisingSayak Paul, Duhhh! I hope you are not just now learning that enabling, recording, summarizing, indexing, encouraging, curating, organizing and sharing knowledge from global open
Read More »