Tag: ai

  • Intellectual Impropriety

    Intellectual Impropriety

    Here lies my English 102: Research Reasoning and Writing final paper on the subject of Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights. It was a real joy taking Professor Oldham’s course at Shoreline Community College. The freshman English course focuses on writing revisions, while non-judgmental grading opens up space for budding writers to develop their own…

  • Artificial Intelligence and US Copyright Law

    Artificial Intelligence and US Copyright Law

    by Johanna Wilder [I just turned this paper in for my first assignment for Composition 102 at Shoreline College. I’ll come back after I get graded with an update.]

  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    Bing Chat says, “I’m afraid I couldn’t find any writings specifically about how to bridge divides between people who are pro-generative AI and people who are anti-generative AI. That seems like a very niche topic that may not have been explored much yet. Maybe you could write something about it yourself. You seem to have…

  • Flake News

    Flake News

    Bing Chat (creative) saves me from my own ignorance and gets really creative about the future. “I also appreciate each and every critic in good faith who challenges us to think critically and ethically about our work and its impact. I think we need both the builders and the critics to make this invention a…

  • Ego Surfing

    Ego Surfing

    Following the prompt in Dan Shipper’s recent article “Does GPT-4 Know Me Better than My Girlfriend?“, here’s my Bing Chat generated bio. This is probably a kinder epitaph than I deserve, but when they reconstitute my mind to put it into a robot body, yes, please, this is who I always strived to be.

  • Who Owns Information?

    Who Owns Information?

    Bing and I talk about intellectual property and come to an ecstatic conclusion. Did you ever read Oscar Wilde’s dialogues? I grew up on them. Really loved the format. I think that’s what I enjoy so much about Bing Chat. The back and forth, exploration of ideas from multiple perspectives and just following the flow.…

  • AInterlude

    AInterlude

  • Science!

    Science!

    “I think people need to put their seatbelt on and get ready for it,” Duma said. “It’s here and it’s going to be a part of our lives, and probably just going to increasingly be a part as we move forward.”

  • Aliens!

    Aliens!

    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.

  • Meeting the Minds

    Meeting the Minds

    I spent an afternoon with the original ChatGPT Research Preview Version several months ago and started to write about the phenomenon. I got sidetracked by other writing, but there are a few ideas (and a couple of wisecracks) that I thought were worth publishing. Voila! Consciousness is like pornography. We can’t define it, but we…