OpenAI fixes 'laziness' problem in ChatGPT

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Who knew ChatGPT could get lazy? After several users complained of the chatbot’s refusal to complete tasks, OpenAI announced that they’re giving GPT-4 a good kick up the backside (or, ahem, a “software update” if you want to be technical about it).


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OpenAI releases update to fix ChatGPT ‘laziness’

We’ve heard of a lazy Friday but ChatGPT’s been slacking off on the job for weeks. OpenAI admitted back in early December that GPT-4 (the AI model powering ChatGPT) is getting “lazier“ and claimed that they’re looking into a solution. And after a month of presumably very deep looking, the company finally announced a fix yesterday.

OpenAI says it’s releasing an updated GPT-4 Turbo preview model, which is designed to complete tasks more thoroughly. In a blog posted yesterday, the company defined ‘laziness’ as cases where “the model doesn’t complete a task.“ We’ve come across occasional incomplete responses in our usage of ChatGPT, but the full scale of the problem is unknown.

Other announcements include the general availability of GPT-4 Turbo with vision capabilities in the coming months, a 25% reduction in GPT-3.5 pricing, and upgrades to APIs.


Gen Z and Gen Alpha are morphing into Gen AI, as ChatGPT usage accelerates among kids

The kids are AI-right. A new study that analyzed the digital media habits of over 400,000 families and schools worldwide in 2023 found that almost 20% of kids accessed the ChatGPT website last year, making it the 18th most-visited site for the year.

The report comes from parent control software maker Qustodio, which analyzed children’s online habits aged 4 through 18. Australia led the way for AI adoption among kids, where 30% of kids reported using ChatGPT.

Other findings from the report: TikTok led the charts for social media app usage among kids, while Snapchat took top spot for communication apps when measuring for average daily time spent on these apps.


How to expand video frame using Pika AI

Source: Stableaiprompts

You can change the aspect ratio of a video or expand its canvas using Pika Labs’ new expand canvas feature. Here’s how to make your videos bigger:

  • Go to Pika art and log in

  • Now upload your video/image or generate your own video with a prompt

  • Once you get your desired video, click on the edit video option under ‘My Library‘

  • Now click on Expand Canvas option at the bottom of the editor

  • Choose your new aspect ratio and wait for a few seconds



ChatGPT usage is skyrocketing among kids

Source: Qustodio


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Famous TV shows reimagined in the 1950s

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