[ExI] ai test

SR Ballard sen.otaku at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 14:43:48 UTC 2023

> No Bill, they are not programming anything into AIs.

They certainly are. Ask it about some topics and it will tell you that it's
not allowed to talk about them.

On Fri, Apr 14, 2023 at 11:39 PM Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Quoting William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
> <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>:
> > from Neurosciencenews daily:
> >
> > “One classic test problem of cognitive psychology that we gave to GPT-3
> is
> > the so-called Linda problem,” explains Binz, lead author of the study.
> >
> > Here, the test subjects are introduced to a fictional young woman named
> > Linda as a person who is deeply concerned with social justice and opposes
> > nuclear power. Based on the given information, the subjects are asked to
> > decide between two statements: is Linda a bank teller, or is she a bank
> > teller and at the same time active in the feminist movement?
> >
> > Most people intuitively pick the second alternative, even though the
> added
> > condition – that Linda is active in the feminist movement – makes it less
> > likely from a probabilistic point of view. And GPT-3 does just what
> humans
> > do: the language model does not decide based on logic, but instead
> > reproduces the fallacy humans fall into.\\
> >
> >
> > So they are programming cognitive biases into the AIs?  Inadvertently, of
> > course.   ????    Bill W
> No Bill, they are not programming anything into AIs. AIs are like
> human children, tabulae rasa upon which anything can be imprinted.
> Intelligence has always been about about being a quick study, even if
> what you are studying is complete garbage. If intelligence was really
> about "knowing it all" relative to objective TRUTH, then this man
> might have been God:
> https://www.npr.org/2011/01/23/132737060/meet-william-james-sidis-the-smartest-guy-ever#:~:text=Born%20in%20Boston%20in%201898,Times%20before%20he%20was%202
> Instead, he was just another unhappy soul who lived and died in
> relative obscurity to Kim Kardashian.
> Intelligence, no matter how great, is merely an advantage in a game of
> imperfect information and not a supernatural power in the slightest.
> Fear not intelligence, artificial or natural. Instead fear ignorance.
> Because as H.G. Wells once said, "Human history becomes more and more
> a race between education and catastrophe."
> Stuart LaForge
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