Peering Into A.I.’s Black Field, Who’s the Actual Techno-Optimist? and Studying Historic Scrolls With A.I.

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A.I. fashions are black bins. You enter a immediate and the mannequin outputs practically something: a sonnet, a picture or a authorized temporary riddled with lies. Right now, a have a look at three ways in which researchers are unlocking that black field in hopes of bringing transparency to A.I.

Then, Marc Andreessen’s techno-optimist manifesto has left us asking, Is he OK?!

Plus: decoding a 2,000-year-old historical scroll with the assistance of A.I.

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“Exhausting Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and produced by Davis Land and Rachel Cohn. The present is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Alyssa Moxley and authentic music by Dan Powell and Rowan Niemisto. Truth-checking by Will Peischel.

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