Mar 11, 2023

I believe chatbots understand part of what they say. Let me explain

Posted by in categories: mathematics, quantum physics, robotics/AI

Finally, a rational exploration of what ChatGPT actually knows and what that means.

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I used to think that today’s so-called “artificial intelligences” are actually pretty dumb. But I’ve recently changed my mind. In this video I want to explain why I think that they do understand some of what they do, if not very much. And since I was already freely speculating, I have added some thoughts about how the situation with AIs is going to develop.

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00:00 Intro.
01:15 The Chinese Room.
03:05 The Quantum Room.
04:14 How Do Chatbots Learn?
07:15 What Does “Understanding” Mean?
15:46 Do We “Understand” Quantum Mechanics?
18:21 Where Will The AI Boom Lead Us?
20:30 Check Out My Quantum Mechanics Course.

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