Worse of ai fever | Wired

Earlier this week, Paul McCartney The Internet caused a stir among music lovers with a news: artificial intelligence helped bring a part of John Lennon’s voice back to life. New Beatles song, more than four decades after his death. The song is due out later this year and was created from vocals recorded by Lennon on an old demo. „We were able to take John’s voice and clean it up with AI,” McCartney said BBC Radio 4„And then mix it into the record, as you usually do.”

Reactions to it on WIRED’s Slack channels „Cold” and “Disgusting”. Using artificial intelligence to bring Lennon to life That’s tempting for a new song, but given recent ethical questions about the use of technology to create fake songs by artists like Drake and The Weeknd, it’s also a hurdle. From the way McCartney described the process, the AI ​​seems to be cleaning up the raw audio rather than fully recreating Lennon’s voice like Drake did, but the mix’s reaction points to another problem: We’re seeing ourselves. In the worst part of the cycle ExaggerationThrough artificial intelligence.

Is AI here to stay in our lives?

Even if you don’t put it into words, you know what it means. 'Cycle Exaggeration’ (or 'hype cycle’), as defined by Gartner, the research firm in charge of tracking it, is a series of cyclical events that occur in almost all emerging technologies: innovation, 'the peak of exaggerated expectations’, disappointment, the period of actual practical applications of the technology, and the moment of its adoption. When Justin Bieber spends a million dollars on an NFT, Facebook buys Oculus (a company that makes virtual reality glasses), the corner store starts accepting bitcoins, and you know you’ll never accept bitcoins. Whatever it is can escape from that thing.

READ  ChatGPT Can Power iPhone's AI Chatbot: Report

It cannot be called artificial intelligence AboutAppreciated. Society has come to the point where it attracts people from all walks of life and tries it out. It creates new works like books written with ChatGPT, and see movements like lawyers using AI to write legal briefs and cite cases that don’t exist. It is produced by Holly Herndon Deep fake Your own voice, and Spotify, Apple Music and other music services Streaming Inundated with songs created by bots. Until all the revolutionary AI applications appear, anyone can be one of them.

When you consider that this overwhelming moment has been preceded by several 'cycles’, it’s all the more daunting. Exaggeration’. The advent of artificial intelligence comes shortly after Facebook went meta, cryptocurrency exchanges like FTX went bankrupt, and Elon Musk took over his Twitter. A certain fever has struck, and some of the resulting disappointments have been disappointments. But there is something beyond the cycle that we need to consider Exaggeration’: its exhaustion.

It’s exciting to live in an age where everything seems to be the future. And it’s exhausting. Every new great idea gets millions of dollars Beginnings From Silicon Valley, it’s hard to know what will pay off. Right now, artificial intelligence seems like a much safer bet. It’s a genie that can’t be put back in its bottle, and it needs to be stress-tested for its most basic use cases. But it’s hard not to wish this genie would grant a wish so that everything would be easy again.

READ  "Global Impact": Science and Technology Minister CRUCH Biobío-Ñuble Receives Doctorate in AI from Universities

Article was originally published Wired. Adapted by Andre Osornio.

Dodaj komentarz

Twój adres e-mail nie zostanie opublikowany. Wymagane pola są oznaczone *