I remember a full dozen years ago the feeling of independence, tinged with some slight digital survivalism, of running a local version of Wikipedia from my Nexus One smartphone. It was cool, but I used that feature on maybe a couple of flights. I know better now that I feel a similar impulse about running powerful LLMs from my smartphone.

Phishing/Malware attack (“WordPress Patch CVE-2024-46188”)

I’ve received this email: If you follow the link to phishing URL https://us.en-wordpress.org/plugins/cve-2024-46188/, download the file, and analyze the code, you immediately realize that this plugin is malicious and does the following: Pretending to be the Red Cross to perform a sneak attack is one of the vilest things a human being can do. Stay …

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Dactylo-verification bias: the tendency to count all the fingers on the hands in a picture to ensure it’s not an AI-generated image.

AI and creativity, an interview with Kevin Donnellan

Kevin Donnellan from Explainable was kind enough to interview me with some very interesting questions. Here’s the full interview: First off, The Infinite Conversation. What first sparked the idea, why Herzog and  Žižek? And could you talk through how practically you set it up? I wrote extensively about how the idea came about in this article. …

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