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Strip 2429 of Quantum Vibe
Today on Quantum Vibe: Philomela - Part 2
Strip 2429 - Click strip above to goto the next strip.
First Seen: Mon 2023-07-24
Story & Art: Scott Bieser - Sci-Fi Adventure Monday & Thursday.
Dark plans fall like thunderbolts.
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Quantum Vibe: Venus 23- By Scott Bieser w/Lea Jean Badellas

End Of The War [ Jun 3, 2024 ]

Today's strip wraps up Part 3 of QUANTUM VIBE: This Means War, and also wraps up the whole story.

Still, there is cover art to be done, and I should have a draft ready for next Monday's update, if not the finished art. We plan to run a crowdfunding campaign for the printed book in September. And, after that?

Afterwards we start with a new story, set almost 400 years before This Means War, as Alyss tells her grandchildren the story of how she helped establish an early colony outside the home solar system.

We will see some older characters return, and some new characters populating this story. In the weeks before I begin this new story (I haven't settled on a title for it yet,) I'll post some character designs and development art, so keep coming back.

See you soon.

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Transcript For Strip 2429

Panel 1: Philomela looks at the caption above "seems like I got a bit more time"

Panel 2: Philomela eyes closed and fingers raised proclaims in a solemn tone "the 2023 AI craze was caused by a denoiser marketed as "AI" but while it indeed used neural networks that did not give it basic abilities like learning from practice. But all it did was "fill in blanks"."

Panel 3: Philomela reading from a book: "College professors failed classes asking denoisers if they wrote their students' papers, the answer followed the question's framing not true knowledge, as it could not know. Lawyers got disbarred for requesting summaries but receiving made up answers based on the given patterns."

Panel 4: Philomela closes the book, a sad, solemn expression on her face "Artists' galleries were used to train denoising tensor patterns or checkpoints of this learning process with images seen as beautiful by the trainers. This process mimicked human learning as it was modeled after it on purpose, but in this process the denoiser had no ability to initiate learning or learn directly from previous usage."

Panel 5: Philomela shrugs with a sad expression: "a trained denoiser is "dead" and unable to learn, though it can be "frankensteined" with other models, or via embeds, long range spectrum models, and other things to "learn" new tricks... ...but the marketing included having researchers sign that they needed a pause or *"HUMANITY COULD LOSE TO A SINGULARITY EVENT!"* because "AI" was becoming *"TOO POWERFUL TO CONTAIN"* or similar snake oil."

Panel 6: Philomela pinches her... nose... for lack of a better term: "So. People diverting attention, having everybody hurt everybody else. I could use a punchline... ...But "survivor humour" isn't funny, if you aren't a survivor"


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