Article: Chatbots and GPT-3: Using human knowledge and relevant context for better chatbot experiences

API, Innovation, Language, Open Data, Open Infrastructure, Open Space

Chatbots and GPT-3: Using human knowledge and relevant context for better chatbot experiences

GPT, or Generative Pre-trained Transformer, is an autoregressive language model that uses deep learning to produce human-like texts. GPT-3 is the third generation of the GPT series launched by OpenAI, an innovative company co-founded by the famous tech-prodigy Elon Musk. OpenAI started giving selective access to the technology starting July 2020 to stimulate the use of GPT-3 to build language based solutions.

Such language comprehension in AI comes at a much-needed time, with many of us now operating in a disparate digital landscape. By the end of 2021, 80% of businesses are expected to have some sort of chatbot automation, however the user experience with chatbots to date has been a rocky one.

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Article: Elon Musk says people can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin

Money, Open Governance, Open Source

Elon Musk says people can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced late Tuesday that it is now possible to buy Tesla vehicles in the U.S. with bitcoin. The automaker last month revealed that it had bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and that it would soon start accepting the world’s most popular cryptocurrency as a form of payment.

“You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin,” tweeted Musk, who was officially made the “Technoking of Tesla” this month.People outside the U.S. will be able to buy a Tesla with bitcoin “later this year,” Musk said, without specifying which countries.In order to accept the payment, Musk said Tesla is using “internal” and “open source software.”

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Article: How open source will affect the future of our energy use

Energy, Open Provisioning

How open source will affect the future of our energy use

Humanity depends upon the energy furnished by our environment. Without powerful energy sources, we would not be able to digitally communicate with people from anywhere and feel as if we’re in the same room.

According to the 2019 edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, we are still heavily relying on non-renewable energy sources such as coal, gas, and oil (by a share of 85%) to maintain our lifestyle. The slight 8% share renewable resources represent is obviously not sufficient to match today’s queries. With that knowledge, at what price are we leading this lifestyle? We’re meeting the needs of the present, but are we compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs?

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