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…
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…

December 2022

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…

November 2022

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…

September 2022

In my impression, in the last several years, in the media coverage of the progress in AI, journalists often called “believers” the pundits (interviewed…

May 2022

The quotes below are from here. Mutual adjustment Mutual adjustment, which achieves coordination by the simple process of informal communication (as…
Active inference agents minimise the expected free energy over a trajectory of actions. Free energy over a trajectory is the divergence between the…

April 2022

Upon reading “On the Opportunities and Risks of Foundation Models”, 2.3 “Robotics”, I predict that manufacturing automation could, and probably will be…
The statement from the title of this post is the result of combining several ideas which I present below. This is still a very vague statement (in which…