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Re: GPT-4 knows Guile! :)

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: GPT-4 knows Guile! :)
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 13:03:33 +0100

On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM Mikael Djurfeldt <>

> On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 11:53 AM James Crake-Merani <>
> wrote:
>> On 18/03/2023 08:29, wrote:
>> > My take is that such potentially society-shattering technologies
>> > don't belong in the hands of corporations which have no choice
>> > but to maximize their return on investment. But perhaps that's me.
>> Yes, I find it concerning that this technology is owned by OpenAI which
>> is a for profit company. Because, as you say, for profit companies are
>> not necessarily interested in the societal benefits that new technology
>> brings along but rather the profits that can be made off this technology.
> One problem with trying to preserve freedom wrt AI is that training on
> large data requires a lot of computational resources. It would be nice if
> there were some kind of non-profit organization ("FreeAI"?) where people
> who want free AI pool their resources. I guess in this case it can't be
> financed the same way as Wikipedia but there would have to be a
> subscription fee.

The original intention of OpenAI was somewhat in that direction, right?
Then came Microsoft...

"Free" is not the same thing as "open" and in some cases "open" is "closed".

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