Put up or shut up

The French Hybrid AI system NooK beats world champions at Bridge. Kristian Kersting publishes his monthly column "Aus dem Maschinenraum der KI" in the "Welt am Sonntag".

Just 4 months old, but the year 2022 has been already a quite turbulent year for artificial intelligence (AI). First, Ilya Sutskever, chief scientist of the Californian AI company OpenAI, provoked on Twitter with the claim that some largest artificial neural networks are already "slightly conscious." While he did not refer to any specific AI system, he probably had OpenAI's own text and language program GPT-3 in mind. GPT-3 is an autoregressive language model based on deep neural networks that can use its 175 billion parameters to generate human-like text, infinitely many (sometime more, sometime less) meaningful sentences with only a finite number of statistical rules…

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Kristian Kersting (2022): Put up or shut up. Welt am Sonntag, April 17, 2022, page 26.