Feb. 22, 2023, 10:05 a.m.
ChatGPT is a genuine advance: a truly general, intention-comprehending generative interactive agent that has captured the attention of the AI space. However, the widely-held pernicious assumption of monotonically increasing AI performance borne of inevitable hype creates the flawed expectation that we are just iterations away from something that won’t make (many) mistakes. But the history of AI development is littered with genuine advances made right into dead ends.Read More →
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