Where do we draw the line in which X as a service becomes ridiculous? As a saving millennial in his early 20’s, car as a service makes sense. I do not want a car. Sander and Airbnb were planning to launch housing as a service. Would you pay for that?
It might be an incomplete picture, but we are already working with it and getting good results. Humans (intelligent ones at least) excel in decision making while not having all possible data. This researcher is ranting about it but not proposing solutions in the near term. We don’t know what is going to happen, but again, me have never known and will never know
One of the things you have to consider is how governments might use is extreme Nationalism in order to join people towards a common goal. This could also lead to extremism and xenophobia. It is somewhat happening here in Colombia at least
I saw this phenomena a couple of days ago while talking to a group of friends some of which are out of the tech world. They kept making faces when some of us used garbage language. Let's be more conscious about this!
Although this only applies to the U.S, that 4% proxy to know when you have enough to retire is pretty useful. I will try to launch a similar thing here in Colombia, as a website where people can put their data in and get a number of years as result of a similar rule.
It is very interesting how these language models are evolving. Creative thinking can be somewhat emulated, no only in writing as the article exemplifies, but also in art and sounds. Hopefully in the future we will still be able to distinguish human talent from machine emulation.