Whisper into ChatGPT

Open AI (openai.com) Playground is a place to experiment new features. It is still in “Beta” and offers previews of what might be coming in ChatGPT, as detailed in the following YouTube video demonstrating: Voice recognition and transcribing text (while editing hums…) Use the recognized text as prompt (into ChatGPT directly) Transcribe and summarize an… Read More »

Tool Could Detect ChatGPT-Generated Work

There are concerns about classroom use of AI generated essays. See for example: “A Toolkit for Addressing AI Plagiarism in the Classroom” [Archived]. AIWritingCheck.org was created by education technology nonprofits Quill.org and CommonLit.org to assist teachers in determining whether writing was produced by humans or artificial intelligence, the organizations claimed in a news release. Another… Read More »

AI: chatGPT alternatives

GPT means Generative Pre-trained Transformer It’s been the buzz since Fall 2022, and AI is slowly creeping in our lives. I have even used ChatGPT a few times to ask questions on Python code or regular expression usage with sed. This 18min YouTube video “The AI wars: Google vs Bing (ChatGPT)” mentions 2 other AI… Read More »

ChatGPT resources

This post is to list some useful resources about ChatGPT that I just discovered through LinkedIn posts and YouTube. OpenAI Cookbook: https://github.com/openai/openai-cookbook Prompt and conversation sharing This is a Google Chrome extension: https://sharegpt.com/ Add ChatGPT to RStudio Title: “Adding Chat GPT to RStudio with the GPT Studio add-in package” Link: https://youtu.be/QQfDTLExoNU RTUTOR.AI uses AI to… Read More »

Quantum computing

Wikipedia says: Quantum computing is a type of computation whose operations can harness the phenomena of quantum mechanics, such as superposition, interference, and entanglement. Devices that perform quantum computations are known as quantum computers. The rest of the article is a bit too technical. The Keysight article Quantum Computing: Top 5 Questions Answered (November 9, 2022; AuthorJenn Mullen; 8 min read) presents the… Read More »

The story behind the rats of NIMH

In 1982, there was a “not-from-Disney” animation that had fascinated me… “The Secret of NIMH.” Just discovering it root is bringing back memories. (Official Trailer.) In the 1971 book Ms. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, written by Robert C. O’Brien, the rodents strive to create their own utopia after escaping from a research facility.… Read More »

EMBL Communications

As an Alumni of EMBL at Grenoble, France I like to read information about this international community. They just announced that their magazine EMBL Etc. is now fully, and only digital available online. EMBLetc Read the latest Issues of our magazine – EMBLetc. Issue 99, Winter 2022 Uncovering a microbe’s inner life From coast to… Read More »

Bioinformatics Training Materials

The Bioinformatics Core at the UC Davis Genome Center has all the Documentation for the workshops and courses, past and current, available on the bioinformatics training program GitHub page. The Genome Center Event Registration offers the same material in a different listing order based on the date. Most of the material is available as Github… Read More »