[ExI] all we are is just llms was: RE: e: GPT-4 on its inability to solve the symbol grounding problem

Giovanni Santostasi gsantostasi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 04:37:45 UTC 2023

My claims are much more founded that the ones she made. I gave examples and
supported my claim with logic and knowledge of neuroscience, math, and
physics. She is coming up with ridiculous stories about a talking octopus.
She is evidently a Luddite when she says "supposed AI". Working in
computational linguistics doesn't make her necessarily an AI supporter no
matter what she claims.

On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 9:33 PM Gordon Swobe <gordon.swobe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 10:23 PM Giovanni Santostasi <
> gsantostasi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think it is the AGI haters....
> They are not "AGI haters." Dr. Bender actually addressed this non
> sequitur in a recent tweet. As Professor of Computational Linguistics. she
> is very *pro-AI*, but feels and I agree that people should stop using
> hyperbolic language. She is urging wild-eyed dreamers like you to tone it
> down and quit making extravagant and unfounded claims about conscious
> language models and so on.
> She blames much of it on corporate greed, which could possibly explain
> that faux pax about Bard learning Bengali with no help.
> -gts
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