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To wrap up the year we’re talking about what’s breaking the internet, again. Yes, we’re talking about ChatGPT and we’re joined by our good friend Shawn “swyx” Wang. Between his writings on L-Space Diaries and his AI notes repo on GitHub, we had a lot to cover around the world of AI and what might be coming in 2023.
Also, we have one more show coming out before the end of the year — our 5th annual “State of the log” episode where Adam and Jerod look back at the year and talk through their favorite episodes of the year and feature voices from the community. So, stay tuned for that next week.
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- AI Notes
- Why “Prompt Engineering” and “Generative AI” are overhyped
- Multiverse, not Metaverse
- The Particle/Wave Duality Theory of Knowledge
- OpenRAIL: Towards open and responsible AI licensing frameworks
- Open-ish from Luis Villa
- ChatGPT for Google
- The Myth of The Infrastructure Phase
ChatGPT examples in the wild
- Debugging code
- TypeScript answer is wrong
- Fix code and explain fix
- dynamic programming
- Translating/refactoring Wasplang DSL
- AWS IAM policies
- Code that combines multiple cloud services
- Solving a code problem
- Explain computer networks homework
- Rewriting code from elixir to PHP
- Turning ChatGPT into an interpreter for a custom language, and then generating code and executing it, and solving Advent of Code correctly
- Including getting #1 place
- “I haven’t done a single google search or consulted any external documentation to do it and I was able to progress faster than I have ever did before when learning a new thing.”
- Build holy grail website and followup with framework, copy, repsonsiveness
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(00:00) - This week on The Changelog
(01:09) - Sponsor: Fly.io
(01:43) - Start the show!
(03:43) - Is prompt engineering overhyped?
(11:37) - Is data the new oil, again?
(20:06) - We're "the dynamic duo"
(22:45) - Sponsor: InfluxData
(23:48) - Complete this sentence...
(26:17) - At what point does humanity stop creating?
(30:42) - It doesn't have to be 100% correct
(35:34) - The human brain is the holy grail
(36:10) - AI is the ultimate tool for equality
(38:20) - Access to AI becomes part of the class system
(40:28) - AI talking to AI
(41:34) - The future AI assistant
(46:09) - Is this an immediate threat to Google?
(53:48) - Scaling ChatGPT is a great cloud story
(55:41) - Sponsor: Retool
(56:39) - What's the end game here?
(1:00:58) - Is AI's future tied to capitalism?
(1:04:13) - We have to figure out licensing
(1:05:21) - Subscribe to Open-ish from Luis Villa
(1:06:45) - Closing out the show
(1:12:54) - Outro