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Re: GPT-4 knows Guile! :)

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: GPT-4 knows Guile! :)
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 09:11:52 +0100

On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 8:55 AM Mikael Djurfeldt <> wrote:
>    1. Install Guile:
> csharp
> sudo apt-get install guile-2.2


Did it literally write "csharp"? With some fantasy, I guess it
is trying to evoke a root shell, but with some malice, I'd say
Microsoft is sleazily touting some product of theirs.

No, in the browser the bash lines were presented in windows which had the text "bash" in the title bar, but GPT-4 is a bit sloppy in that text can "leak in" from other documents, so the first two windows had the title

"from other documents" is bad wording. Of course this is fundamentally a neural representation which is inherently a bit fuzzy.
csharp instead of bash. When I then just marked a region in the browser and copied, the text from the title windows got copied too (and *I*, being a bit sloppy, didn't notice it :).


I'd apply Clarke's Razor:"A sufficiently advanced form of malice
is not distinguishable from stupidity"



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