[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 06:38:41 UTC 2023

I actually suggest everybody listen to this crazy talk by Gebru, Bender's
friend. This is exactly what is behind AI is not conscious statements from
a certain group of people, they are luddites of the worst kind or they have
some religious or political agenda.

On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 11:34 PM Giovanni Santostasi <gsantostasi at gmail.com>

> Blake's story is completely different and he had a completely different
> attitude toward the firing he was still respectful of Google while it seems
> that Gebru and Mitchel were caught stealing Google documents that they were
> intending to dump on the internet to support their case, or something like
> that.
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 11:30 PM Gordon Swobe <gordon.swobe at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 21, 2023 at 12:02 AM Giovanni Santostasi <
>> gsantostasi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Gebru, Mitchel, and Bender all re-tweet, compliment and support each
>>> other on Twitter.
>> That is what AI researchers do. It doesn't mean they sleep in the same
>> bed and hold hands about politics or anything else. Show me the twitter
>> group of AI professionals with resumes like theirs who are pushing your
>> idea that large language models are conscious beings.
>> I think someone mentioned Google engineer Blake Lemoine in this thread,
>> reportedly fired for saying language models are sentient beings with
>> feelings. That is crazy talk.
>> -gts
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