[ExI] all we are is just llms was: RE: e: GPT-4 on its inability to solve the symbol grounding problem
gordon.swobe at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 04:53:48 UTC 2023
> 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.
lol! I suppose they are in on the same conspiracy with the founders of
OpenAI who, to use your words, "lobotomized" GPT-4 to make it say it is
unconscious when it isn't, and who treat it as if it is in a North Korean
prison camp. You're a funny guy, Gio. :)
On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 10:46 PM Giovanni Santostasi <gsantostasi at gmail.com>
> 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.
>> 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.
>>> On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 9:33 PM Gordon Swobe <gordon.swobe at gmail.com>
>>>> 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.
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