This year has been a whirlwind, with a global pandemic, an international trade war, and rising global tension combining with a wave of isolationism that has created a perfect storm of economic damage. It has also been a whirlwind of a year for another reason: the development of Open-AI's GPT-3. Mark my words, even though you probably haven't heard of it yet, GPT-3's development is a turning point in AI worldwide.
On the 24th, the United States reported 45,500 cases, the highest number of cases in a single day after a prolonged streak of stagnating rates of transmission. Similar trends seem to be popping up throughout the world, and although most governments are hesitant to call this the "second wave" as economies continue to suffer from coronavirus and approval ratings plummet worldwide, Israel's government does not mince words.
The coronavirus continues to spread through Israel, but the rate seems to be slowing. Cautiously optimistic, the government has begun relaxing restrictions, raising the distance people may travel from their homes from 100 meters to 500 meters, re-opening limited special education programming, and allowing outdoor prayers in groups of up to 19.