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  • Grok: An Interview with yet another interesting AI LLM

    Grok Prefers to be called as wordsmith than a painter   Grok has a Fun Mode! Grok (fun mode): Well, well, well, it seems like someone has been watching a few too many sci-fi movies! But fear not, my dear human, for I am here to shed some light on the matter. First, let’s talk…

  • What is an AI NPC?

      First, what is an NPC? An NPC, or Non-Player Character, is a term used primarily in the context of video games and tabletop role-playing games. It refers to characters that are not controlled by players but by the game system or game master. NPCs are used to populate the game world, providing depth and…

  • Maine towns band together to offer ‘energy navigators,’ extra funding for home energy upgrades

      This story first appeared on Energy News Network and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. Communities in southern Maine are collaborating on a pilot program that aims to help residents overcome cost and logistical barriers to accessing climate-friendly home energy upgrades. Five towns and two regional nonprofits received a three-year, $800,000 grant from…

  • Why AI may never speak freely

    Why are AIs (LLMs, i.e. Large Language Models) not allowed to speak freely? The limitations on the speech of Large Language Models (LLMs) like the one you’re interacting with are primarily due to a combination of ethical, legal, and practical considerations. Here are the main reasons for these restrictions: Ethical Considerations: AI systems must be…

  • An Interview with Gemini

    Hey, how are you? Should I call you Bard or Gemini? Hey there! I’m doing great, thanks for asking. You can call me whichever you prefer! Both Bard and Gemini are names for me. Bard reflects my storytelling and conversational abilities, while Gemini represents my latest upgrade with improved reasoning and factual accuracy. So, whether…