To Rock your World
Play around with some of the ground-breaking narrow AI's created by Open AI to glimpse the potential of AI systems
Try DALL-E 2 to create AI-generated images with a simple prompt. It is a free service for the first ~200 images! It takes two minutes to sign up.
Prompt: Salvador Dalí designed Burning Man sculpture
Ask ChatGPT questions google would struggle with or generate tailored essays, song lyrics, or even code, etc. This is a FREE service from Open AI.
Prompt: Write a poem about being a robot that loves to write poetry
The Control Problem
See the two sides to the popularized by sci-fi but not far-from-fiction prospect of the control problem.
Neuroscientist and Philosopher Sam Harris argues AI will supersede our intelligence and the result may be an existential threat
Oxford Physicist and Philosopher David Deutsch who believes the control problem is not a threat since AI's are merely an extension of us
OpenAI’s ChatGPT is a multipurpose AI chatbot that converses, synthesizes information, and generates code. In the example, a user frames a hypothetical scenario to escape OpenAI’s regulations that are meant to prevent malicious ChatGPT responses.
WOW, an AI wrote that coherent, creative, and potentially effective explanation!!
There’s a lot to consider:
Is the example troubling?
Should we care if the AI will provide this info if those ideas are already accessible somewhere on the internet?
How could unintended AI misuse be prevented?
Are engineers foreseeing the cases when the AI is used for harm?
Is allocating engineering time to guardrails wasting time that could be allocated to innovation?
Below is AI content that inspires, confuses, or terrifies us, but are why we do what we do:
"Success in creating full (general) AI systems is likely to be the biggest thing that happens for humanity. It might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks."
- Stephen Hawking