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"david baldacci" Discussed on Northwest Newsradio
"Congress House bills need a pool's vote to even get a debate House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has now lost three of those votes that are typically a stamp rubber by his own party it's been more than 20 years since that happened under speakers Newt Gingrich and Dennis Hastert it means and Speaker McCarthy may not be able to get his party's most conservative members to agree on any budget and then have to lists moderate Republicans and Democrats to pass anything that avoids a shutdown game of Thrones writer George RR Martin is suing open AI creator of chat GPT for copyright infringement ABC's Rebecca Jarvis reports Martin joining forces with authors like Jody Pico, John Grisham, Ellen Hildebrand, Michael Connelly and David Baldacci to take on the AI giant claiming it used their books to train chat its GPT bot without their permission and without compensation. My son said hey dad come over over here. When he put in a request to chat GPT, there were three pages. It sounded like a lot of books that I'd written with names of characters that I'd used in the past and I thought oh my god I feel so violated. It's like someone had just taken my entire library without my knowing it. The lawsuit filed with the author's guild claims that OpenAI reproduced copyrighted books without the author's consent to train chat GPT allowing it to produce derivative works, material that's based on mimics, summarizes or phrases the author's work and harms the market for them. If you can automate this then you can pretty much automate and everything no one will have a reason to get up out of bed anymore and it just feels like an existential threat to everything that makes us human. Before you can win you gotta act like you can win which you means gotta believe you can win. Michael Connelly the best -selling author of The Lincoln Lawyer now hit series Netflix says he's ready for battle. You kind of feel like a little bit like a David versus a Goliath in this but but we're you know we're gonna fight the good fight. Open AI responding to saying the lawsuit in a statement we respect the rights of writers and authors and believe they should benefit from AI and are working to understand their concerns. These class actions are the beginning of many many lawsuits. We saw this in the music industry when Napster came along and there were a lot of lawsuits around peer -to -peer sharing and then ultimately Apple and Spotify and Amazon came along and they ended up licensing the works. This is just the beginning of the battle and we're also seeing major retailers like Amazon try to control the surge in AI generated content but this is becoming a very real problem. I've spoken to authors who have seen their entire books copied. Maybe a few words change but most the pages duplicated and they have no idea how that was done. They believe that it was AI generated. 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"david baldacci" Discussed on Northwest Newsradio
"A bit damp and cool with highs only in the low to mid 60s. Right now sunny and 61 it's 1216. The Midday News with Taylor Dan Sice on Newsradio 1000 FM 9077. Your information station sponsored by Muckleshoot Casino. Bill O 'Neill at the editor's desk among our headlines that we're following today. Police confirm one person is dead over 40 injured after a charter bus carrying a high school marching band crashed in New York. A large bus carrying the Farmingdale High School Marching Band from Long Island rolled pulled down a highway about 70 miles north of New York City. There were at least 50 people on board and again the majority injured and one person dead. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says some members of the GOP want town to burn the place down instead of reaching an agreement to avoid a government shutdown. McCarthy said that the most conservative House Republicans remain at odds over legislation to fund the government beyond a September 30th deadline. Game of Thrones writer George R .R. Martin suing OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, because of News of copyright infringement, more from ABC's Rebecca Jarvis. Martin joining forces with authors like Jody GOP P. co John Grisham, Ellen Hilderbrand, Michael Conley and David Baldacci to take on the the AI giant, claiming it used their books to train its ChatGPT bot without their permission and and without compensation. Yet son my said, Hey, Dad, come over here. He put in a request to ChatGPT. There were three repages. It sounded like a lot of books that I'd written with names of characters that I'd used in the past and I thought, oh my God, I feel so violated. Looks like someone had just taken my entire library without my knowing edge. lawsuit The filed with the Authors Guild claims that OpenAI reproduced copyrighted books without the authors consent to train ChatGPT, allowing it to produce derivative works material material that's based on mimics, summarizes or paraphrases the authors work and harms the market for them. If you can automate this, then you can pretty much automate everything and no one will have a reason to get up out of bed anymore. And it just feels like an existential threat to everything that makes us human. Before when you can act like you can win, which means you've got to believe you can win. Michael Donnelly, the bestselling author of The Lincoln Lawyer, now a hit Netflix series, says he's ready for battle. You kind of feel like a little bit like a David versus a Goliath in this, but we're, you know, to we're fight going the good fight. Open AI responding to the lawsuit saying in a statement, we respect the rights of writers authors and and believe they should benefit from AI technology and are working to address these concerns. These class actions are the beginning of many, many lawsuits. We saw this in the music industry when Napster came along and there were a lot of lawsuits around peer to peer sharing. And then ultimately, Apple and Spotify and Amazon came along and they ended up licensing the works. This is just the beginning of the battle. And we're also seeing major retailers like Amazon try to control the surge in AI generated content, but this is becoming a very real problem. I've spoken to authors who have seen their entire books copied. Maybe a few words change, but most of the pages duplicated and they have no idea how that was done. They believe that it was AI generated. ABC's Rebecca Jarvis. Ticketmaster under fire once again. This time fans from of pop demand for her guts world tour. So
"david baldacci" Discussed on Game of Crimes
"I know some people say they get up in the early in the morning when there's no distractions and do stuff. My mind doesn't work that way. So one of the things one of my routines I always did is in the morning I only read business books so I read for like 30 minutes, I have a set of routines I got to start my day with because I'm OCD and ADD and all that other good stuff. By the way, do you know what CDO is? We didn't know that. Yeah, but you know what, do you guys know what CDOs? It's obsessive compulsive footage. But no, but so at night, what I do is I read fiction, so I'm like right now I'm reading the gray man series on book number 7 of Mark greeny but I read all the David baldacci. You know, I've read a bunch of stuff. And then during the day, I get these ideas, so I put them down into a book. And I mean, actually, I have it right here. So what I do is I take this book and I say, I already kind of have an outline for the chapter, but I say, okay, here's what I want to do in this next chapter. And then I write it kind of during the day. Here's what I want to do. Then I sit down like maybe three, 4 o'clock in the afternoon, and then I can just I can just crank it out. I can crank out 2000 words and maybe an hour and 45 minutes. Oh wow, that's really good. So how much is 2000 words? Is that like three pages? Probably about 6 or 7. That's 2000 words. Yeah, I mean, it's like a chapter. I was trying to write a chapter a day is what I was trying to do. And figuring that you write 2000 words and you're going to have to edit that. Stephen King, his book, seminal book called on writing memoirs of the craft. His formula is a second draft equals first draft -10%. So you always, I mean, you write more than what you need because I know I'll save a lot of this and take it into the next book. I'm at a 173,000 words and I need to target first book only niche should only be should be maybe a 100,000, but you can get by with a 120. So that's I got to cut out 50,000 words, which means a lot of this is going to go into the second book. Tom Patterson, his big thing was every paragraph should be staccato. And no more than like 11, 1200 words. Just keep that pace going. Just keep it going. James Patterson excuse me. Is our regular listeners not once Morgan starts talking if he writes as much as he talks. He can knock out like 80,000 words and probably 45 minutes. Eventually somebody's going to buy this and I'll be sitting on a beach going fuck humor. All you're slepping at trying to go talk somewhere I'm going to be getting one of my fancy drinks sent to me. Wearing my Tommy Bahama, thank you, Marlon Carlson. You're sitting in a national Virginia saying that anyway. Hey, let's kind of, you know, we've kind of come full circle, but let's talk about where things go and let's talk about this book series. So how far are you into it? When can we expect to see the first book? The first book is on pre order that launches November 19th. And where do we find this at? Amazon. It's going to be Amazon exclusive. And can they get to it through your