Month: February 2020

The technology behind OpenAI’s fiction-writing, fake-news-spewing AI, explained

Last Thursday (Feb. 14), the nonprofit research firm OpenAI released a new language model capable of generating convincing passages of prose. So convincing, in fact, that the researchers have refrained from open-sourcing the code, in hopes of stalling its potential weaponization as a means of mass-producing fake news. While the impressive […]