Stochastic Parrot

March 16, 2023

AI, Cory Doctorow, ChatGPT

Bender’s most famous contribution is the stochastic parrot,” a construct that just probabilistically spits out words.” AI bros like Altman love the stochastic parrot, and are hellbent on reducing human beings to stochastic parrots, which will allow them to declare that their chatbots have feature-parity with human beings.