Why Language Models Don’t Really “Get” Anything: A Light-Hearted Exploration

Introduction: Talking to a Brain in a Jar

Imagine you’re chatting with a brain in a jar. Sounds like a sci-fi movie, right? But in a way, that’s what we’re doing when we interact with large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT. These impressive pieces of software can write poems, answer trivia, and even help with coding, but here’s the kicker: they don’t actually understand anything they’re talking about. Let’s dive into why.

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Enhancing Your Personal IT Security: Simple Yet Effective Strategies

A pixel art scene depicting a thief trying to guess passwords. The setting is a dark room lit only by the glow of a computer screen. The thief is hunched over a keyboard, visibly concentrating on the screen which displays a password input field. Around the thief, there are scattered notes with written guesses and crossed-out passwords. The art style should be detailed and colorful, capturing the essence of pixel art with a focus on conveying the secretive and intense atmosphere of the scene.

In today’s interconnected digital world, safeguarding our personal information is paramount. While tech expertise may seem like a prerequisite, even novice users can implement straightforward and effective measures to protect their digital life. Let’s unravel essential IT security practices that are easy to incorporate into your daily routine.

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Critical Thinking: Navigating the Challenges and Unlocking the Potential of Generative AI

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In the realm of technological advancement, Generative AI stands as a beacon of innovation, poised to revolutionize industries and transform our daily lives. Yet, like any powerful tool, it comes with inherent risks that demand careful consideration and a well-informed approach.

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Unlocking Content Marketing’s Future with Generative AI

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Generative AI (AI) has emerged as a game-changer for content marketing, revolutionizing the way we create, distribute, and measure the impact of our content. By leveraging AI’s ability to generate text, translate languages, and produce creative formats, marketers can now craft engaging content that resonates with their target audience more effectively.

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How to be found on Google?

Visibility at Google is for many companies and site operators an incomprehensible, even magical hurdle that is often overcome by a lot of time, money and effort. Nevertheless, there are simple basic principles that help to stand out from the confusing flood of websites and are often used by users – which in turn improves Google’s visibility. Pages like wikipedia.org or stackoverflow.com frequently hit top positions on search queries, but what is their secret?

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10 steps to use the Messenger App on iPhone without transferring contacts to Facebook

If you have an iPhone and would like to use Facebook Messenger or just want to get to know it, you have to grant the app access to the device’s contacts – already during installation. The contacts will then be uploaded to Facebook to check who is using Facebook from the address book (and to see who else you know). As with WhatsApp, numerous information such as telephone numbers, addresses, names and birthdays are transmitted of people who may not want to share their details.

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Do I need my own website?

To this day, the Internet has evolved from a simple communications network to a complex social medium. Although for many companies the World Wide Web is a new kind of “Yellow Pages”, in which their own website displays a more or less complex business card, today’s visitors expect more. In addition to the usual details such as location or information about the offer, websites can offer much more for visitors: Tips & tricks, background information on the offer or even a platform for exchanging information about the offer or the industry in general are only the first step.

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