AI doesn't care what you think

Want to understand hallucinations? Look at your family

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AI doesn’t care what you think
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AI doesn’t care what you think

There seem to be two key moments when I really understand something. The first is when I build ‘that’ something, and the second is when I teach the subject. So, I sometimes experience a stinger question from a student that makes me think through my understanding and generally realise a greater clarity.

Most recently, I was asked how an AI could hallucinate, invent facts, and deliver erroneous results. After all, these are descriptors of human traits that require a priori experiences. There is no ...

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