Had a nice walk along part of the track from Aberfoyle to Calendar. Warm, sunny, still seeing a lot of peacocks. Surprisingly quiet.
I’ve read a few AI things recently. I can’t say I’ve got my head round it. A few bookmarks:
I couldn’t tell the difference between Wallace Stephens and a bot. Interestingly my wife could, she pointed out that reading out loud made the human poet easier to pick.
Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3) is an autoregressive language model that uses deep learning to produce human-like text.
You can have fun with the previous GPT-2:
Write With Transformer
Listened to @KateClanchy1‘s Poetry activities for schools: The Table by Edip Cansever ripped from YouTube. Which is great. Kate Clanchy uses poem ‘The Table’ to inspire pupils to create their own poems. Loved the poem and read to my class this morning.
Like Adam, I welcome the random and change is always good. Been enjoying the Open Thinkering of late too.
Slow Fast Slow is a nice app for changing speed of videos on iOS. I discovered it via a nice tutorial by
Andrew Brooks Rework Time – Playing with time using the Slow Fast Slow App with slow-motion video. I think my class might enjoy this especially if the sandpit is still full of water.
Brilliant! Probably try this next week (the second part).