AI Technology has been the subject that’s been the issue of heated debates and rampant speculation in the recent months.
ChatGPT has so far reached an impressive milestone of having 100 million users all in the span of just two months. There is an argument to be made that the biggest advance in AI might come through something that doesn’t fit into any of these categories.
As Somers details, Whisper.cpp is an adaptation of a program called Whisper, created by OpenAI. It’s used for transcription, and Somers hailed its ability to create “eerily accurate transcript.” It’s the contrast between the power of Whisper.cpp and its open-source origins that Somers finds understandably fascinating.
Somers describes the numerous applications of Whisper and its descendants which range from journalists looking to transcribe interviews to documentary filmmakers logging footage.
The open-source nature of Whisper, as opposed to ChatGPT, suggest a limitless array of possibilities for how it could be used and what other applications it could be made to interface with. It offers observers of the AI sphere a lot to think about and some reasons for guarded optimism.