Author: Evan Ezquer

Evan, the founder of Metaroids, is an OG crypto enthusiast and content creator who has explored the world of blockchain, AI, and other cutting-edge tech for nearly a decade. His ultimate goal is to build the best community on the Internet. Up until January 2023, Evan has been writing on Metaroids under the pseudonym Falkris.

OpenAI, the driving force behind the highly acclaimed AI chatbot ChatGPT, has made a strategic (and secrete) move by recruiting a vast number of international contractors to train its AI platforms in the field of software engineering. According to a recent report by Semafor, these contractors, sourced from various regions such as Eastern Europe and Central America over the past six months, have been entrusted with creating valuable data to educate OpenAI’s models so they can master basic software engineering tasks. Codex Trained by Int’l Software Engineers This significant step, taken by one of 2022’s most notable unicorn startups, is…

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The next generation of AI assistance could be a fusion of ChatGPT and Wolfram Alpha. Imagine a platform having the ability to generate human-like responses as ChatGPT, but also having access to the “computational superpower” of Wolfram Alpha, allowing you to perform precise calculations beyond human capabilities. ChatGPT has been the talk of the town for a while thanks to its ability to generate seemingly correct answers, from essays to job interview simulations, to blog content, etc. But as we use it more, we begin to see its limitations. That’s where Wolfram Alpha comes in. As Stephen Wolfram, the founder…

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OpenAI, one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence research companies, released a report yesterday warning of the dangers of AI-enabled influence operations, or disinformation campaigns. The study was conducted in partnership with Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) and the Stanford Internet Observatory, suggesting that as language models improve, they will become formidable tools for spreading propaganda and disinformation. With the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the potential global ramifications at stake, it is of paramount importance to develop measures to prevent the misuse of advanced AI language models. The potential for a state like…

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Solana Mobile, Solana’s mobile technology arm, is set to release a new type of smartphone known as Saga, along with the Solana Mobile Stack (SMS), in early 2023. According to the company, the Saga phone is designed to be “a blazing fast phone that feels incredible in your hands.” One of the most significant features of the Saga phone is its Seed Vault. A few hours ago, Solana Mobile flexed the state-of-the-art feature, something that hasn’t been done by all other “blockchain phones.” Security is a major concern for most people who use cryptocurrency, whether they are experienced users or…

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On January 12, 2023, OpenAI Co-Founder and President Greg Brockman announced plans to launch a “professional version” of ChatGPT, which promises to offer higher limits and faster performance. Eager users were able to apply via a waitlist, and on Jan. 21, the first batch of users got to test out the newly-awaited upgrade. Yet people still have a divided sentiment on its current pricing. Advantages of ChatGPT Pro: “always available (no blackout windows),” will offer “fast responses from (i.e. no throttling),” and will allow users to send “as many messages as [they] need (at least 2X the regular daily limit).”…

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Reports have surfaced that Microsoft Corp. is in advanced negotiations to make a massive investment in OpenAI, the company behind the revolutionary ChatGPT chatbot. Insiders reveal that the deal could see Microsoft pumping in a whopping $10 billion, which would value OpenAI at an impressive $29 billion. This means that the non-profit OpenAI Inc. could own a measly 2% while 49% will remain for other investors as Microsoft eats up the lion’s share. This potential investment has far-reaching implications for the future of OpenAI and the broader AI sector. The decision to make Microsoft the majority shareholder could potentially change…

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If you’re reading this article, it’s likely because you have a sense that the global economy is undergoing a major overhaul right at this moment. And your intuition is often a good indicator – when it tells you something, you pay attention. Testimony from a creative who feels helpless A breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI) technology transpired not too long ago, yet I already see a lot of panic in the creative sector. And some of them are justified since the machine can indeed do a lot of artistic tasks, sometimes better than a human. By 2035, half of the…

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OpenAI, the research lab responsible for the viral ChatGPT chatbot, is in talks to sell shares in a deal that would value the company at $29 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter. This would make it one of the most valuable U.S. startups on paper, despite generating little revenue. Venture-capital firms Thrive Capital and Founders Fund are in talks to buy the shares, and the deal could total at least $300 million in OpenAI share sales. The deal would roughly double OpenAI’s valuation from a prior tender offer completed in 2021, when the company was valued at $14…

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As the capabilities of ChatGPT, a new artificial intelligence tool, continue to advance, Reese Waters, host of WUSA9’s Open Mic, finds himself in a state of panic in today’s show. ChatGPT, an online chatbot that can respond to almost any question or command with alarming accuracy, has raised concerns among everybody, from the police to schools, and even Google. “It’s horrifying,” says Waters, who also happens to be a comedian. “As a creative, I see the purpose of ChatGPT as diminishing our power and our value and our worth. It’s only a matter of time before they have AI performing…

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From tech enthusiasts to marketers, writers to filmmakers; everyone is buzzing about ChatGPT, the latest technological innovation in the artificial intelligence (AI) field. No surprise there, as the advanced chatbot has a clear potential to change the way people live and work forever. And it’s here now (not coming)… and only getting better! When people think of AI disruption, they usually have the mental image of large robots or cyborgs with exoskeletons replacing manual labor, but the reality is much more complex and multifaceted. We’ve discovered that machine intelligence is actually a hit among creatives, more so than in human…

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