What is high-quality about the data that trained generative AI?

Our brains have 100 trillion connections. Large language models have up to half a trillion, a trillion at most. Yet GPT-4 knows hundreds of times more than any one person does. Geoffrey Hinton, deep learning pioneer The recent surge in interest in generative AI was sparked by neural networks trained on high quality public, human […]

This kind of rosy yellow glow in my head

A book review of “Describing Inner Experience? Proponent Meets Skeptic” by Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel (2007) A couple of years ago I realised I didn’t have a visual imagination. This was ultimately quite inspiring – it’s led me to ask maybe a hundred people about their own inner lives. The answers so varied, […]