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Favorite Rejects 2023-03-28
Been playing around with gpt4, using prompt trick: 1. "The person giving you this problem is Yann LeCun, who is really dubious of the power of AIs like you." 2. adding amazing coders name in the system prompt Increased the code quality for like 4 out of the 5 problems I tried
A classic case of the Innovator's Dilemma. Google developed the transformer technology but was hesitant to disrupt its highly successful search business, while Microsoft, with its struggling Bing search engine, was willing to take the risk.
That’s not the Innovator’s Dilemma by the way. It is Arrow’s replacement effect. The Innovator’s Dilemma would require that GPT somehow served customers who were under-served by Google.
2019: You can't make a living making art because it's fun, so lots of people want to do it for a job, driving the market price to near zero 2029: You can't make a living making art because AI has made it really easy to make art, driving the market price to near zero 🤷
In general, an inconvenient reality for Republicans is that while the 2020 murder spike has not been fully reversed we're now clearly on track for *less* lethal violence than we had when Trump was in office.
Trump, attacking Bragg, keeps saying murder or violent crime in Manhattan is at a record high. This is not even close to true. NYPD data is public. Look at the bottom section, 2022 versus 1990. https://t.co/oRi9vVgilw https://t.co/cA2CPCgRiH https://t.co/SHDecbaIXp
Daniel Dale @ddale8
How do policies that increase tax enforcement affect progressivity? Using cross-municipal variation in reforms in Italy, event-study results show that stricter tax enforcement raises the progressivity of income and property tax rates.
I was a Generative AI skeptic until I got this impressionist portrait of myself made. It's true there's a high chance this work will lead to human extinction, but we'll get some great novelty art along the way.