Orange House Cat

There’s a weird edge case to using Large Language Models (LLMs) trained by humans that I’ve seen come up in Google’s reCAPTCHA: Sometimes it identifies an object that resembles the one they think it is, but it’s not actually the one they think it is. Here’s an example: I’ve seen a few reCAPTCHAs come up like this with one of those motorbikes that aren’t quite a full motorcycle (so they look bicycle-ish), but they are definitely NOT a bicycle....

<span title='2024-02-15 19:42:49 +0000 UTC'>February 15, 2024</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;1 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;206 words&nbsp;·&nbsp;Jordan Finnigan


All is new (again).

<span title='2022-08-25 15:14:37.564 +0000 UTC'>August 25, 2022</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;1 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;4 words&nbsp;·&nbsp;Jordan Finnigan


I really didn’t care for coffee until my 20s. I can’t recall whether or not I had had any prior to that, but I now realize that I didn’t really have any after that either; It was mostly just milk and sugar. In fact, it wasn’t until I was in my 30s that I enjoyed a cup of black coffee. I love the taste of coffee, which is why I drown each and every cup with milk and sugar....

<span title='2020-12-18 23:29:18 +0000 UTC'>December 18, 2020</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;4 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;691 words&nbsp;·&nbsp;Jordan Finnigan


It’s not at all uncommon to open a code repo and find the following commit messages: version bump fixed a bug this works now These are fine commit messages, but only for one person and at one point in time: the committer and the 5-minute period following the creation of the commit. ...

<span title='2020-12-10 11:42:53 +0000 UTC'>December 10, 2020</span>&nbsp;·&nbsp;8 min&nbsp;·&nbsp;1633 words&nbsp;·&nbsp;Jordan Finnigan