Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-07-07

Disability:IN 2024 Agenda Bookmarklet — Adrian RoselliSplendid. 583: Language Models, AI, and Digital Gardens with Maggie Appleton – ShopTalkI listened to this again recently. It’s worth listening to. I Will Fucking Piledrive You If You Mention AI Again — LudicityAnd then some absolute son of a bitch created ChatGPT, and now look at us. Look […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-06-23

Pivoting From React to Native DOM APIs: A Real World Example – The New Stack“We were completely surprised by the speed gain,” Moulis said. “Our application engine is designed to produce complex ERP-type applications, which involve heavy data consumption to present in real-time. On a page we consider complex, with over 800 DOM elements, some […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-06-16

Sycophancy to subterfuge: Investigating reward tampering in language models AnthropicReward tampering is a specific, more troubling form of specification gaming. This is where a model has access to its own code and alters the training process itself, finding a way to “hack” the reinforcement system to increase its reward. This is like a person hacking […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-05-19

KCS v6 – Consortium for Service InnovationA framework for support documentation Coding my Handwriting — Amy Goodchild University Suspends Students for AI Homework Tool It Gave Them $10,000 Prize to MakeThe school “figured out that the Eightball program accesses the Canvas data through the Canvas user generated token, which is essentially users’ Emory credentials that […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-05-12

Canvas LMS “Unpublish All” Hack | Dave EargleCanvas foils both goals, as of publication date of this post. (1) There is no built-in way to unpublish all assignments. (2) When a module is published, all items within it are auto-published. But when a module is unpublished, items within it remain published. :facepalm: h/t ohheybrian.com Model […]

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Known Problems with Our Academic Software Purchasing Process

That’s K.P.O.A.S.P.P. for those of you playing along at home. Anyway, here’s how I ended up writing up our issues with academic software purchasing. I think it’s got to be hitting other places as well. More stuff, more complexity, more concerns, and less people and funds can’t be unique to our organization. Even without financial […]

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Canvas and bulk unpublishing files in a module

Problem Bulk publish/unpublish in Canvas modules does not work on files. The UI does not make that apparent at all. Semi-solution Support should have told me that I can go to files and do bulk publish/unpublish there. Those actions impact the files displayed in modules. It’s not a perfect response but it’s better than nothing. […]

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