January 2021


This past summer, OpenAI released GPT-3, the latest iteration of their research into AI language models. As happens every time there is an advance in artificial intelligence, right away, we saw the breathless and sensational statements in the press that over the past decades have accompanied computer wins in chess, Jeopardy and Go. These range from the passé “the future has arrived” to the clickbait scare-mongering about dystopian futures where poem-writing robots take all our…