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Creating More Consistent Images with DALL-E 3

(This post was originalyl published on the blog Dana Leeds: Creator of the Leeds Method.) As genealogists, we find ourselves at the intersection of history and technology. Today’s example comes from the evolving field of AI-generated imagery. Earlier today, Steve Little from AI Genealogy Insights highlighted a resource that addresses a common challenge with DALL-E 3: fine-tuning the … Continue reading Creating More Consistent Images with DALL-E 3

Using Artificial Intelligence in Genealogy

(This blog post was originally published on the blog, Dana Leeds: Creator of the Leeds Method.) If you follow me on Facebook, you've probably noticed that I've fallen in love with generating Artificial Intelligence (AI) art. I'm also embracing AI in my genealogy work as well as my broader life! This technology really started becoming … Continue reading Using Artificial Intelligence in Genealogy

First Blush: ChatGPT Plus with DALL-E 3

Where I failed, one of you will succeed. The Infinity Gauntlet was unlocked Friday night, October 13th, 2023 (Friday the Thirteenth), when the last of the anticipated new beta modes rolled-out to my ChatGPT Plus account when DALL-E 3 access was enabled. In other words, ChatGPT Plus can create images now. ChatGPT Plus users will … Continue reading First Blush: ChatGPT Plus with DALL-E 3

New Use Case: Handwriting Recognition to Structured Data

ChatGPT with Vision (GPT-4V) analyzes a handwritten WWII draft card, and not only reads handwriting correctly but also accurately identifies text fields (name, address, next of kin, date of birth, occupation, etc.). This draft card, from my maternal grandfather Dean Lawrence (1921-2003) was chosen for the average block print handwriting; testing will continue to determine … Continue reading New Use Case: Handwriting Recognition to Structured Data

New Use Case: Intelligent Image Analysis

ChatGPT Plus with Vision (GPT-4V) is going to be able to do some cool stuff. New Use Case: Intelligent Image Analysis. I attached an image of a headstone commemorating my maternal second great-grandparents, David S. Lawrence and Marget M. Lawrence. I thought about what I'd like to know about the image, and I wrote this … Continue reading New Use Case: Intelligent Image Analysis

New Use Case with GPT-4 Vision: From Image of Pedigree Chart to Ahnentafel List

Months of waiting came to an end on Tuesday 3 October when I finally got to test ChatGPT with Vision (GPT-4V). This version of ChatGPT can now "See, Hear, and Speak." I spent a few hours getting acquainted with GPT-4V. This report provides a brief overview of my experience, though there's much more to explore. … Continue reading New Use Case with GPT-4 Vision: From Image of Pedigree Chart to Ahnentafel List

ChatGPT Browse with Bing is Back, Albeit a Tad Lobotomized

Reintroduction with Restrictions: ChatGPT Browse with Bing returns with enhanced guardrails after initial misuse concerns. Performance Trade-offs: The updated ChatGPT Browse with Bing has more limited capabilities, affecting its speed and efficiency. AI Interaction Tips: Engaging with AI as if it were sentient might yield better results, though it's symbolic speech. It's been a busy … Continue reading ChatGPT Browse with Bing is Back, Albeit a Tad Lobotomized

ChatGPT Can Now See, Hear, and Speak

In March, the company behind ChatGPT, OpenAI, teased that new ways to interact with the AI would be coming, in addition to typing and copy-paste; that is, they previewed that we would be able to use images and voice with ChatGPT. Well, it took longer than I had hoped, but those abilities are being rolled … Continue reading ChatGPT Can Now See, Hear, and Speak