Again in March, I used to be approached to contribute to a then-upcoming anthology challenge to guage an early entry model of the GPT-4 massive language mannequin, and write a brief essay about my experiences. Our immediate was to give attention to two core questions:
- How would possibly this know-how and its successors contribute to human flourishing?
- How would possibly we as society finest information the know-how to attain maximal advantages for humanity?
As an experiment, I additionally requested GPT-4 itself to contribute an essay to the anthology from the identical prompts (and enjoying the position of a analysis mathematician), then I gave it my very own essay (which I wrote independently) and requested it each to rewrite its personal essay within the fashion of my very own, or to copyedit my essay into what it deemed to be a greater type. I recorded the outcomes of these experiments right here; the output was moderately nicely written and on subject, however not distinctive in content material.