I’ve been playing around more with AI tools, and recently discovered a fun way to use your voice to talk to a “conversational AI”. The cool thing about it, is that it can respond back to you using its own voice. This uses (NLP) natural language processing, which is the ability for computers to understand meaning from spoken language. oobabooga! I’ve been using the “text-generation-webui” by “oobabooga”, which is a “gradio” web UI for running “Large Language Models”.
You may have heard about a little thing called ChatGPT in the news lately. Some say it may be the end of humanity! Others, that it will make everyone unemployed, and our children will be watering crops with sports drinks! While these concerns are debatable, the topic of artificial intelligence is hard to avoid these days. So, I wanted to play around with an AI chatbot on my local PC and see what all the fuss is about.
Love them or hate them, everyone is wearing them. It’s the invasion of the shoulder pet aliens. Each pet comes complete with animated facial features and over fifty comical chat sounds. These pets are sure to get anyone’s attention. They are desperate to learn everything they can about our planet. They will listen to surrounding text chat and try and respond in their own little way. However, be warned, they love to chat, a lot!