On 2022-11-03 a class action lawsuit was announced against GitHub Copilot on the basis of copyright infringement, and now (2023-01-13) there’s one for stable diffusion (against StabilityAI and friends). Browsing through r/StableDiffusion, I’m seeing lots of posts like this making the very memeable point that 5 billion images can’t be stored in a 4 GB model. From the original poster:The thumbnail for this post was generated with stable diffusion, positive prompt “artist stands at a conveyor belt in an art factory, quickly painting a piece before moving on to the next blank canvas on the belt” and negative prompt “blurry, distorted”.Read more
I presented this paper in Bang Liu’s research group meeting in two installments on 2023-02-20 and 2023-02-27, and also in Irina Rish’s scaling and alignment course (IFT6760A) on 2023-03-07. You can view the slides I used here.
Behind each vision for ethically-aligned AI sits a deeper question. How are we to decide which principles or objectives to encode in AI—and who has the right to make these decisions—given that we live in a pluralistic world that is full of competing conceptions of value?Read more
This was a paper we presented about in Irina Rish’s neural scaling laws course (IFT6760A) in winter 2023. You can view the slides we used here, and the recording here (or my backup here).
This was a paper I presented about in Bang Liu’s research group meeting on 2022-10-21. You can view the slides I used here.
This was a paper I presented about in Bang Liu’s research group meeting on 2022-09-30. You can view the slides I used here.