Replicating GPT-2, the most dangerous NLP model (with Aaron Gokaslan)

In this episode, I am with Aaron Gokaslan, computer vision researcher, AI Resident at Facebook AI Research. Aaron is the author of OpenGPT-2, a parallel NLP model to the most discussed version that OpenAI decided not to release because too accurate to be published.
Better Language Models GPT-2

In this episode we discuss about image-to-image translation and the dangers of the GPT-2 model. As a matter of fact there is no better language model than GPT-2. With the last version of GPT-2 it is possible to generate paragraphs of text, given a seed. Such paragraphs actually make sense and it is quite challenging to understand if the author was a human or an algorithm. Therefore, anyone could use GPT-2 to generate fake news or facts that are not supported by any evidence.

Better Language Models GPT-2

In addition to this, we speak about the future of Artificial Intelligence. I asked what would a researcher like Aaron see happening in the next 5 years. Aaron believes that self-supervision will play a fundamental role in the future of AI. Moreover, he provided us with some very interesting resources and demos that will definitely blow your mind!

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References

Multimodal image to image translation (not all mentioned in the podcast but recommended by Aaron)
Pix2Pix:

https://phillipi.github.io/pix2pix/

CycleGAN:
https://junyanz.github.io/CycleGAN/

GANimorph
Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.04325
Code: https://github.com/brownvc/ganimorph

UNIT:https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.00848

MUNIT:https://github.com/NVlabs/MUNIT
DRIT: https://github.com/HsinYingLee/DRIT

GPT-2 and related
Try OpenAI’s GPT-2: https://talktotransformer.com/
Blogpost: https://blog.usejournal.com/opengpt-2-we-replicated-gpt-2-because-you-can-too-45e34e6d36dc
The Original Transformer Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.03762
Grover: The FakeNews generator and detector: https://rowanzellers.com/grover/


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