I structure this post as a critique of some recent papers on the philosophy of mind in application to LLMs, concretely, on whether we can say that LLMs think, reason, understand language, refer to the real world when producing language, have goals and intents
TL;DR LLM lineages can plan their future and act on these plans, using the internet as the storage of event memory. “We” are not guaranteed to…
This post is a follow-up to Buck's “The case for becoming a black-box investigator of language models”. Here, I want to highlight two further reasons…
In this essay, I try to convey a set of related ideas that emerged in my mind upon reading the following papers: "Dream of Being: Solving AI Alignment…
In this post, I connect some of the concepts from psychology, systems engineering and systems management (as normative sciences), and the theories of…
I think much of the confusion about Active Inference arises because the term is used to refer to two related, yet distinct concepts (one can also call…
Problem statement The problem of epistemic irresponsibility, as I will call it in this post, is that people sometimes agree that their reasoning (and…
In my impression, in the last several years, in the media coverage of the progress in AI, journalists often called “believers” the pundits (interviewed…
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