Fact-check: is GPT-3 conscious?
> In short, saying that GPT-3 is conscious because it can generate text that looks like it is human-written, is like saying a large screen TV is a window because it can show images of the great outdoors.
> However, while jumping to sensationalist conclusions is not very useful, asking these questions very definitely is. They do help us probe our understanding of what consciousness is, and perhaps understand ourselves a little bit better.
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