zdnet is reporting that some developers have found it to be useful for debugging code, too.
On Thu, Jan 26, 2023 at 6:28 AM Mark Smith via use-livecode < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I read a fascinating article in the Independent this morning that > indicates just how disruptive this technology could be: ChatGPT passes MBA > final exam at Wharton School of Business (research study, final paper in > preparation), second, Harvard researchers find ChatGPT could pass the US > Medical licensing exam (it performed at or near the passing level for all 3 > finals). Of course, egregious errors were found in both sets of exams, but > ChatGPT is barely out of the box (so to speak). It remains to be seen just > how long it will take to mature but if I had to guess, I would say your > next business consultant or GP (a few years from now) could well be a > chatbot. > > > https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/chatgpt-mba-exam-wharton-professor-b2267919.html > < > https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/chatgpt-mba-exam-wharton-professor-b2267919.html > > > > Can we do it without bloodshed, or does this just nudge the doomsday clock > forward a few more seconds? Let's hope we can. > > Laws and politicians will have to respond quickly to what can and cannot > be done using this new technology, but who polices the politicians? > Corruption and the abuse of power is not changed by the presence of this > new kid on the block. It will be a race to see who or what can evolve more > quickly; the tech or the societies that built it. Or will the tech help us > to become better human beings; ones more capable of compassion, concern and > understanding? > > Mark > > > On 25 Jan 2023, at 8:59 pm, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < > email@example.com> wrote: > > > > Bob Sneidar wrote: > > > > > If we get to the point where mankind no longer has to work > > > to live (universal basic income), then I fear we will come > > > to experience intimately what the old saying hints at, "An > > > idle mind is the devil's playground." > > > > You'd be in good company. Camus, Sartre, and others in the middle of the > last century about how the newfound leisure ultimately borne of the > productivity gains of the Industrial Revolution might become the greatest > crisis mankind faces. > > > > Prone as I am to myopic projection, I'm not so sure. If we find the > tedious work of providing basis essentials delivered by machines, I believe > we'd find new and more interesting things to do. > > > > I've enjoyed the rhythmic calisthenics of digging ditches, and the > back-to-nature connectedness of farming. But TBH for all those jobs taught > me I find designing board games more fascinating. > > > > > > > It will be the end of any really productive society. > > > > Art isn't "productive", but I'm glad people do it. > > > > And at the moment the only way to stop it is to try to shut the machines > down by throwing a shoe into their gears (the legendary etymology of > "saboteur"). > > > > With automation resulting in widespread permanent unemployment, folks > will be idle either way. > > > > The only question is whether we want to see the masses thriving, or > living in a cardboard box under a freeway no longer driven by anyone but > the owners of the machines. > > > > I prefer thriving. > > > > -- > > Richard Gaskin > > Fourth World Systems > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > use-livecode mailing list > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your > subscription preferences: > > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode > > _______________________________________________ > use-livecode mailing list > email@example.com > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your > subscription preferences: > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode > -- On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth On the second day, God created the oceans. On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours, and did a little diving. And God said, "This is good." _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode