Monday, October 30, 2023
APPLE "SCARYFAST" OCTOBER 2023 EVENT
The Apple M3, M3Pro, & M3Max chips are 3 nm, fast chips that speed up the processing for MacBook Pro and iMac, compared to the M2 & M1 series. The biggest improvement is in new architecture for the GPU, which makes better usage of the chip's features, significantly speeding up GPU dependent tasks.
As my grandmother used to say, "So vat denn?"
Not much else.
Scheduling an event in prime-time / dinner-time suggested something much more exciting was going to happen. It was just about 1/2 hour; and kinda disssssapointin.
EXECUTIVE ORDER ON AI
Here are the direct links to the President's Executive Order on AI.
This is just a first step. It must be remembered that Artificial Intelligence (AI) encompasses - basically - everything that digital computation can do. Right now, the excitement is in Large Language Models (LLM) and Generative AI. These are only a few of many types of AI; AI doubles in its scope every two or three years. Most of the AI that will be news in 2030 has not been invented -- or even named yet.
The problems that AI can cause -- as well as the benefits -- are world wide and involve everything from gigantic companies to individual researcher-entrepreneur-programmer-hacker-hobbyists.
A FACT SHEET
THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ON AI