An AI breakthrough that may mean curtains for poets, journalists…and me

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2020 / The Focus


I was very taken by economics professor Tyler Cowen’s recent rundown on an Artificial Intelligence (AI) breakthrough that will allow computers to offer services we would normally expect from a reasonably well-educated writer. Cowen described GPT-3, the third generation of language prediction model, as follows: “GPT-3 can converse at a conceptual level, translate language, answer … Continue reading “An AI breakthrough that may mean curtains for poets, journalists…and me”

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Are the new ad rules on gender-stereotyping seriously silly or the right way to go?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 15, 2019


  Now that two television adverts have been banned for showing harmful gender stereotypes – a woman next to a pram, men in action-man roles and bungling babycare – it’s time to ask if the rules are too draconian or an essential step in ending gender-stereotyping. Let me explain. Volkswagen’s electric car ad included men being … Continue reading “Are the new ad rules on gender-stereotyping seriously silly or the right way to go?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK