Artificial Intelligence

02 May 2023 15:46

Yet Another Inadequate Placeholder.

I am not best-pleased to see this phrase come back in to vogue over the last few years, riding on a combination of absurd, apocalyptic myth-making and real but limited advances in the art of curve-fitting, a.k.a. "deep learning". (Said differently, I remember the last time Geoff Hinton's students were going to take over the world with multi-layer connectionist models.)

See also: Artificial Life; "Attention" and "Transformers" in Neural Network "Large Language Models"; Cognitive Science; CyberneticsEthical and Political Issues in Data Mining, Especially Unfairness in Automated Decision Making; Learning Theory, Computational and Statistical; Machine Learning, Statistical Inference and Induction; Multi-Agent Systems; Neuroscience