[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 04:45:59 UTC 2023

Yeah, as said before, they even throw eugenics in the mix, like
transhumanists are eugenics supporters bs.


On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 9:43 PM Giovanni Santostasi <gsantostasi at gmail.com>

> It is clear that Bender, Mitchel, and others are somehow connected to each
> other by some kind of crusade against the evil of male-dominated AI. They
> are supporters of some post-femminism, postmodern luddism.
> Giovanni
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 9:37 PM Giovanni Santostasi <gsantostasi at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Giovanni
>> 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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