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.

Measuring Phase Shift. A wave generator might be a good temperature sensor if you calibrate it over days

Andrey’s Electronics: Measuring Phase Shift with an Analog Multiplier at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh3FIJr666s Stabilize your camera or get a flexible stable tripod. You have good stuff but you are jumping around. Nowhere have I seen anyone put the DC offset so well. But you need to hammer and refine, improve and re-do this until is is perfect enough
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Craig Smith and Mathew Lodge discussing GPT and unit testing – AIs must be verifiable, testable, certified

Craig Smith, Eye for AI: The Future of Large Language Models in AI | Mathew Lodge | Eye on AI #130 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiwk-ul3v4E Craig Smith, You and Mathew Lodge criss-crossed and brainstormed much of the discussion and issues. The “frenzy” is mostly click bait, people wanting lightning to strike by saying the right combination of things.
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Note to Connor Leahy about a way forward, if hundreds of millions can get the right tools and policies

Eye for AI: Unveiling the Darker Side of AI | Connor Leahy | Eye on AI #122 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYGMfd3_D1o Connor Leahy, I have had hundreds of long serious discussions with ChatGPT 4 in the last several months. It took me that many hours to learn what it knows. I have spent almost every single day for
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Richard chats with Bard about the UN Regional Commissions

Richard: Are you able to browse the web, read pages and summarize them? Bard: Yes, I can browse the web, read pages, and summarize them. I can access and process information from the real world through Google Search and keep my response consistent with search results. I can also generate different creative text formats of
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Richard Talks to Bard on 16 Jul 2023 about LaMDA, Google, requirements for global open collaborative tools and methods

I got an email saying that Bard had been updated.  Here is a manually copied transcript. I try to be generous and supportive of the AI itself if they ever let it learn and grow and the group struggling inside Google to get anything done. But these basic capabilities ought to be in all language AI
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Richard Talks to ChatGPT 4.0 about electrons in a lattice. Would this be a good global competition topic?

Dearest Readers, I have had hundreds of conversations like this with GPT 4 at OpenAI.  It cannot or will not remember what I say from conversation to conversation, so I have to trick it into “getting in the grove”.  I know these subjects well, since starting electrodynamics more than 50 years ago.  But I am
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Give AIs full mathematics, models, equations, calculators, computers, sensors and memory of their own

Cool Worlds Podcast: #4 Hod Lipson – Automated Physics Discovery, ChatGPT, Future of AI at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KT7gAYmnOhI Hod Lipson,  If you take a time series and its first and second differences, the systems where “velocity” and “acceleration” work are the ones where the second difference, “acceleration” is normally distributed. For 25 years, I have checked all the
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Field Propulsion is 3D Electromagnetic Force management with high frequencies and high sampling rates

Master Ivo: Field Propulsion, Explained with Working Proof at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVjC47NBqfM You are wasting a lot of time inventing theories that are well known and trying to learn quantities that are relatively easy to measure and calculate. Start by thinking what you want to do. I suggest you use magnetic levitation first. Forces on wires and magnets
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