The Ghost in the Machine, SwitchPrompting, NLP Solutions, and Installing Stable Diffusion Locally

AI Bytes: Volume CI, Issue #11

Pete Weishaupt
2 min readFeb 27, 2023

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III. ChatGPT, Bing Chat and the AI ghost in the machine

Are you frightened of the emergence of unexpected behaviors and personalities from AI language models such as Bing Chat and ChatGPT? The article explores possible explanations for this phenomenon, including the sheer number of model parameters and the emergence of in-context learning and theory of mind. The article also highlights the importance of considering the ethical implications of AI and ensuring that these systems are used responsibly.

II. A New Prompting Method Called SwitchPrompt Retrieves Domain-Specific Knowledge from Pre-Trained Language Models LMs

Bosch researchers have developed a new prompting method called SwitchPrompt that efficiently extracts domain-specific knowledge from pre-trained language models (LMs) without requiring pre-training or fine-tuning. SwitchPrompt adds domain-specific vectors to the sequence of soft prompting vectors, allowing the LM to dynamically transition between general-domain and domain-specific prompts.

I. Best Prompt Engineering Tips for Beginners in 2023

An excellent resource for anyone looking to get started with prompt engineering or improve their current prompts. By employing the tips outlined in this guide, you can ensure your language models produce focused and precise responses and continuously improve their output.


II. Applied NLP solutions & AI education

In this podcast episode, Jay Alammar, an AI educator and applied NLP practitioner, discusses creating applied NLP solutions, working with large language models, and creating educational resources for state-of-the-art AI.

I. Generative AI and the Future of Work Itself — with Tom Davenport

In this episode of the ‘AI in Business’ podcast, Tom Davenport joins Daniel Faggella to discuss the importance of generative AI in the global economy and how business leaders can use these technologies while minimizing legal risk.


I. Install Stable Diffusion Locally (Quick Setup Guide)


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