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GPT-3 Creative Fiction

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What if I told a story here, how would that story start?" Thus, the summarization prompt: "My second grader asked me what this passage means: …" When a given prompt isn't working and GPT-3 keeps pivoting into other modes of completion, that may mean that one hasn't constrained it enough by imitating a correct output, and one needs to go further; writing the first few words or sentence of the target output may be necessary.


Lockdown: Ofcom says internet speeds functioning as normal despite major Virgin Media and other broadband outages

The Independent - Tech

Internet speeds are still running largely as normal despite the increased pressure of lockdown, according to research from regulator Ofcom. Download speeds have only dropped by an average of 2 per cent, according to the research, even with the extra load. That is despite some high-profile outages, including Virgin Media problems that took the internet offline for users across the country. Networks have been under increased strain with more people across the country working from home, children using online platforms to carry on school work, and greater gaming and streaming as a source of entertainment. The communications regulator measured broadband performance for 3,481 users at the beginning and end of March, to compare results before and after lockdown started.


Meghan Markle crowned most powerful dresser of 2019 by fashion search engine

FOX News

Everything you need to know about Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and her new life as part of the British royal family. There's something about that "Markle sparkle" that has the world transfixed, seeing as Meghan Markle has now been named the world's "most powerful dresser" in a 2019 report from Lyst, a fashion search engine. It was a big year for the Duchess of Sussex, who stylishly seized the spotlight at dozens of public appearances and royal tours, and even when introducing the world to baby Archie -- and according to Lyst, shoppers took notice. There's something about that "Markle sparkle" that has the world transfixed, as Meghan Markle has been named the world's most powerful dresser of 2019. According to Lyst's annual Year in Fashion roundup, each of the Duchess' numerous fashion statements sparked a 216-percent average increase in search for similar items.



Google top search trends 2018: From Black Panther to bitcoin to Stormy Daniels

The Independent - Tech

Google has revealed what people in the UK have been searching for in 2018, with the publication of its annual'Year in Search' results. Meghan Markle, who topped the list last year, was knocked off her perch by the World Cup but still managed to be the second-most searched term in 2018. Her marriage to Prince Harry, together with the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, helped'Royal Wedding' reach third on the overall list. Several other celebrities like Stormy Daniels and Ant McPartlin also appeared on the lists, which covered a wide range of categories including top trending'How to...?' and'What is...?' queries. Privacy scandals helped'How to delete Facebook?' become one of the most-asked questions using Google, while the dramatic rise and fall in cryptocurrency prices helped drive searches for'What is bitcoin?'.


Meghan Markle is named as Google's most searched query for 2018 in the UK

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Meghan Markle was the most Googled person in Britain this year, the tech giant has revealed. The American actress, who married Prince Harry in May, has seen more people look up her name than any other figure in the UK. This is the second time the former Suits star has soared to the top of the search engine's'top trending people' list. Meghan Markle was the most Googled person in Britain this year, the tech giant has revealed. This is the second time the former Suits star has soared to the top of the search engine's'top trending people' list Celebrity Big Brother contestant Roxanne Pallett came in second place.


'Meet the Future' at a Feb. 28 Ubben Lecture Featuring David Hanson and His Robot Creation, Sophia - DePauw University

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Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is making the "rise of machines" -- once the stuff of science fiction -- a reality. As 60 Minutes reported on October 9, "It might not be long before machines begin thinking for themselves -- creatively, independently, and sometimes with better judgment than a human."