* Posts by mjgardner

5 publicly visible posts • joined 11 Aug 2022

OpenAI's ChatGPT may face a copyright quagmire after 'memorizing' these books


Stop anthropomorphizing computers. They hate that.

“OpenAI models have memorized…;” “GPT-4 was found to have memorized…”

Does your computer “memorize” things when you copy files from the network?

Is a BitTorrent swarm just another way of saying “study group”?

Voice assistants failed because they serve their makers more than they help users


This is a bad take

How exactly does Apple use Siri data? Why lump them in with Amazon and Google?

Ad company and retail company create services to serve their ad and retail businesses. Film at 11.

Microsoft: Outlook desktop app crashing due to missing identity setting


Magic 8-ball says, “Outlook not so good”

I’ll ask it about Exchange Server next


Magic 8 ball says, “Outlook not so good”

I’ll ask it about Exchange Server next

Intel, Amazon, and SpaceX asked to tuck into DARPA's Space-BACN


I hope security is baked in better

“DARPA also sees interoperability and internetworking of private and public assets as enhancing the resilience of military comms – another echo of its reasons for funding early computer networks.”

Because that’s worked out so well in this era of worms, botnets, ransomware and other malware.