There is knowledge that can always be theoretical; On the other hand, tools are meant for hands-on learning and mastery. One doesn’t become a master cabinetmaker by watching videos or reading books, but with a chisel, plane and saw. Theoretical resources help a lot, but they are useless if you don’t get your hands on things: access and practice, for a carpenter’s apprentice, determine not only the quality of the piece but the time, effort and, above all, the quality of the piece. Waste: I had to make seven legs for my first chair.
Between knowing and being known, there’s a whole universe in between technical details why do you know, between business, profession and occupations, and does not require the same form of intelligence. But there are debts between different sectors.
Suppose philosophy continued to seem like an extension of theology until Plato he came up with a theatrical resource to play Socrates Like a questioning horse, and leave the way of questioning, ascertaining, questioning, more than accumulated knowledge or transferable knowledge, as in philosophy. That’s the question… as a business and practice.
And it is that I have just received an extraordinary device, which barely functions as a toy for me because I cannot see its limits. This is the famous ChatGPT, which opened only in November this year.
I asked Chat to introduce himself, and he wrote this:
“ChatGPT is a natural language processing (NLP) model developed by OpenAI that allows users to interact with a machine. The model was trained on a dataset of over 8 billion words and can perform human-like actions for a wide range of signals. capable of producing such a reaction.
One of the key features of ChatGPT is its ability to understand context and maintain continuity of conversation. The model can track past statements and use them to inform your responses, helping to create more natural and flowing conversations.
ChatGPT can also perform a variety of tasks, such as answering questions, providing information, and generating responses to prompts. This makes it a useful tool for a wide range of applications including customer service, language translation, and more.
One of the challenges of using ChatGPT is that it is not yet able to fully understand the subtleties and nuances of human communication and can sometimes generate responses that are inappropriate or unrelated to the conversation. However, as NLP technology continues to advance, it is likely that these limitations will be overcome and ChatGPT will become an even more powerful tool for communication and information sharing.
ChatGPT is a promising development in the field of NLP that has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with machines and make communication with machines more efficient, effective and human-like.”
Suddenly, searching the web seems primitive. Going to jump between information, hype, unwanted parallels, useless references, and click here, click there… generate finer sieve from a line, select relevance, rank. Then one corrects.
From the outset, the approach taps into the usual fears: AI will fool us, or it will seize control and we will be its slaves, or it will wipe us out. it’s not like that. It is a tool, and often the wisdom lies in the way we use tools. We can also consider language as a tool. It’s more than that, but it “makes sense”, even though it may seem anglicized to purists, because it’s better than “making sense”: the meaning is made.
In this case, language requires remarkable precision in formulating questions, subjects, areas on which we inquire. Lazy answers, for unclear questions. Asking how is an art and a more complex discipline than simply providing data that answers these questions. There is loads of intelligence in questioning; Answer, of knowledge or wisdom.
In any case, this tool, one of the first small tastes of artificial intelligence, in addition to being a huge qualitative leap, opens the door to excitement: it is a great resource for developing the work of inquiry. In another way: it makes us smarter than we are.