2 months, 9 days ago

What makes Ilya Sutskever believe that superhuman AI is a natural extension of Large Language Models?

I came across a 2 minute video where Ilya Sutskever — OpenAI’s chief scientist — explains why he thinks current ‘token-prediction’ large language models will be able to become superhuman intelligences. How? Just ask them to act like one.

3 months, 23 days ago

The hidden meaning of the errors of ChatGPT (and friends)

We should stop labelling the wrong results of ChatGPT and friends (the ‘hallucinations’) as ‘errors’. Even Sam Altman — CEO of OpenAI — agrees, they are more ‘features’ than ‘bugs’ he has said. But why is that? And why should we not call them errors?

2 years, 3 months ago

Are we humans still ‘top dog’ in this brave new world of massive IT?

What is the information revolution doing to us humans? A very condensed journey from essences of digital technology and human intelligence to the role of talk, trust and the impact of IT on society.

6 years, 9 months ago

Innovation in Inner Space

  Long-time readers know that I have a rather varied set of interests and that I’ve got a “thing” for history, particularly military history. Knowing that, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I was recently reading an article titled “Cyber is the fourth dimension of war” (ground, sea and air being the first three […]

11 years, 10 months ago

Social Collaboration vs. Quiet Contemplation

Roughly 20-30% of the population is acknowledged introverts and it’s no secret that IT has its fair share. One of the more famous is Steve Wozniak who dreamt up the first Apple computer in solitude. It’s highly unlikely that this quantum leap of imagination that changed the world would have bubbled to the surface in a boisterous brainstorming session. That’s because introverts like Wozniak excel in low-key environments and crave quiet to create, as Susan […]

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