[ExI] Another ChatGPT session on qualia

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 21:02:05 UTC 2023

On Wed, Apr 26, 2023 at 1:10 PM efc--- via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> So basically, if the worlds opinion (philosophical, scientific or
> otherwise) starts to shift in favour of LLMs being conscious, this will be
> reflected in future training data, and the model might then,
> probabilistically start to say it is conscious?
> What I mean is that the machine will be conscious, when we as a species,
> via the training data "vote" that it is conscious through our tweets,
> scientific papers etc.?

Through changes in definition, perhaps.  If most people began to speak of
light at 440 nm wavelength as green instead of red, ChatGPT would reflect
this change too.
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