The Technology Behind OpenAI’s Fiction-Writing, Fake-News-Spewing A.I., Explained

The language model can write like a human, but it doesn’t have a clue what it’s saying

MIT Technology Review
Mar 4 · 6 min read
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By Karen Hao

On Feb. 14, the nonprofit research firm OpenAI released a new language model capable of generating convincing passages of prose. So convincing

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