Toronto recently used an AI tool to predict when a public beach will be safe. It went horribly awry. The developer claimed the tool achieved over 90% accuracy in predicting when beaches would be safe to swim in. But the tool did much worse: on a majority of the days when the…
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Teachers adapted to the calculator. They can certainly adapt to language models.
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A checklist for avoiding hype
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Over 90% of images of AI produced by a popular image generation tool contain humanoids
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Deep learning researchers have proved skeptics wrong before, but the past doesn't predict the future.
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What makes AI click, what makes it snake oil, and how to tell the difference
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Something weird happened on November 19, 2019. When a professor shares scholarly slides online, they are usually intended for a niche group of peers…
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AI Snake Oil