Chatbots are stuck in a Nolan movie

David Ma
Feb 23, 2023

Originally posted on substack:

Recent advancements in natural language processing spurred a new wave of debate about whether consciousness actually emerged from training giant AI models on big chunks of our collective mind-vomit, the internet.

By the end, I argue that chatbots today may not be conscious to most people, but can very well be to some.

We’ve been running out of tests for AIs to fail against humans.

A super-intelligent chatbot doesn’t need memory to take over the world. The memories are stored in “meatspace”.

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