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Facebook (sorry: Meta) AI: Check out our "AI" that lets you access all of humanity's knowledge.
Also Facebook AI: Be careful though, it just makes shit up.

This isn't even "they were so busy asking if they could"—but rather they failed to spend 5 minutes asking if they could.
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Using a large LM as a search engine was a bad idea when it was proposed by a search company. It's still a bad idea now, from a social media company. Fortunately, @chirag_shah and I already wrote the paper laying that all out:…

In the popular press/general public-facing Q&A about our paper:……

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Today's #AIhype take-down + analysis (first crossposted to both Twitter & Mastodon): an "AI politician".…

Working from the reporting by @chloexiang at @motherboard, it appears that this is some sort of performance art, except that the project is (purports to be?) interacting with the actual Danish political system.

I have no objections to performance art in general, and something that helps the general public grasp the absurdity of claims of "AI" and reframe what these systems should be used for seems valuable.

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This article in the Atlantic by Stephen Marche is so full of #AIhype it almost reads like a self-parody. So, for your entertainment/education in spotting #AIhype, I present a brief annotated reading:…

Straight out of the gate, he's not just comparing "AI" to "miracles" but flat out calling it one and quoting Google & Tesla (ex-)execs making comparisons to "God" and "demons".

/2 Screencap from linked article: "Miracles can be perplex
This is not the writing of someone who actually knows what #NLProc is. If you use grammar checkers, autocorrect, online translation services, web search, autocaptions, a voice assistant, etc you use NLP technology in everyday life. But guess what? NLP isn't a subfield of "AI".
/3 Screencap, same article: "Early artificial intelligence
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