Jan 4 2023

The Third Magic

John Naughton pointed out a thought-provoking post by Noah Smith The third magic, subtitled:

A meditation on history, science, and AI

Smith’s post is followed by a lengthy comment thread by Smith’s well-read audience. Once I got to the end of the comment threads that it inspired, I was struck by two comments that touched on the dangers of treating Artificial Intelligence” (or should I say, Machine Learning”) as a black box:

Well worth a read.

[Via Memex 1.1]