• I used OpenAI's new tech to transcribe audio right on my laptop

    2 days ago - By The Verge

    The benefits of AI without the drawbacks of the cloud. | Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images
    OpenAI, the company behind image-generation and meme-spawning program DALL-E and the powerful text autocomplete engine GPT-3, has launched a new, open-source neural network meant to transcribe audio into written text. It's called Whisper, and the company says it “approaches human level robustness and accuracy on English speech recognition” and that it can also automatically recognize, transcribe, and translate other languages like Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.
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