[ExI] e: GPT-4 on its inability to solve the symbol grounding problem

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 19:07:07 UTC 2023

On Sun, 16 Apr 2023 at 19:55, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Excellent observation.  From that concept, we can swing directly to a plausible explanation for how ChatGPT can be trained to draw things.
> Suppose ChatGPT has access to billions of capchas, solved correctly by humans, such as this one:
> Given those, ChatGPT wouldn’t need to understand exactly what is a helicopter, but would only need to recognize a digital pattern, the bitmap image of a helicopter.  With that, we can imagine GPT figuring out common elements in those images and can produce a drawing of a helicopter, even if it is a bit wonky.  Perhaps it looks like what happens
> I don’t have DALL-E credits.  Does anyone wish to use their account to see if DALL-E can draw a helicopter?
> spike
> _______________________________________________

You can use a free version of DALL-E.
See:  <https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-use-bing-image-creator/>


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