We have a lot of work to do to unite humanity and align a super-intelligence, or, more likely, multiple super-intelligences. I suggest we lead by our good example.
This may be my ignorance, and I’ll admit there is some, but the AI-risk fears I have seen, that I am able to comprehend, seem overwrought. Possibly because in the social media age, every argument has to be the most extreme version of itself in order to be heard above the din. That may be […]
What follows is a transcript of Bing Chat (on Precision mode) teaching me differential calculus. This cost me nothing. This is available to anyone around the world with an web browser and an internet connection. This is going to change the world. Buckle up, buttercup. If only I would have had this growing up. I […]
Measurements can only be right when we measure the right thing
It’s my understanding that OpenAI’s goal at this time isn’t necessarily to make an AI that is able to spontaneously regurgitate every fact on every subject, but instead to create an AI that has sufficient reasoning ability to be able to work out truth and falsehood based on known and verified sources of information it […]
The Nature of Thought
Stephen Wolfram is writing about ChatGPT; how, and why it works. “And the more it’s fundamentally trainable, the less it’s going to be able to do sophisticated computation.” Or, as we used to say back in the ’90s: Information wants to be free.
2023: The Year Everything Changed
This is just the beginning. Haomiao Huang’s article in Ars brings us up to speed on the decade of machine-learning advancements that got us to this point.