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Why Alexa Still Can’t Continue Smooth Dialogs Despite Significant AI Advances

Summary Set the alarm clock, ask about the weather – Alexa easily understands simple commands. But beyond that, things get complicated. Why is that? Compared to large language models (LLMs) like GPT-3, voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant are rather unobtrusive. Real conversations do not take place, the systems only understand trivial commands immediately …

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AI is changing scientists’ understanding of language learning

Summary Although AI models like GPT-3 have not learned grammar, they produce grammatically correct sentences in most cases. Why? AI is changing scientists’ understanding of language learning – and raising questions about innate grammar Unlike the carefully scripted dialogue found in most books and movies, the language of everyday interactions tends to be messy and …

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“Conquest of the Skies” lets you see nature with new eyes

Image: Meta Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser and lade die Seite neu. Meta’s latest film, “Conquest of the Skies”, takes you into the world of insects and birds like only virtual reality can: realistic and larger than life. Meta has done it again. His new …

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Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Sperm Quality, New Study Says

November 26, 2022 MIXED / Dennis Berger Image: MIXED Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser and lade die Seite neu. The quality of men’s sperm has been declining for decades. According to a new study, VR porn could counter the negative trend. Global warming, air pollution, …

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What “Finding Nemo” Has To Do With The Future Of The Metaverse

November 26, 2022 MIXED / Dennis Berger Picture: Nvidia Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser and lade die Seite neu. For metaverse apps to work on as many devices as possible, a standard like Universal Scene Description is needed. Thanks to the HTML standard, the Internet …

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Experience base jumping in VR, built by a co-founder of THE VOID

Image: Flight Without Limits Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser and lade die Seite neu. Ever wanted to soar through the air in a wingsuit, but fear the risk? Consider a VR base jump simulator. The Void’s premium VR arcades combine virtual worlds with physical objects, …

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Stable Diffusion v2 removes nude images and causes protests

Summary With Stable Diffusion Version 2.0, Stability AI strives to be more legally compliant and future-proof. Two important changes have been made. First, Stability AI removed naked images from training datasets to limit their generation. According to Emad Mostaque, founder of Stability AI, this is not about censoring nude images per se, but about protecting …

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