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Letter no. 33

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Dear reader from the future,

We are now at an “inflection point,” according to Arati Prabhakar, director of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy. By that, she meant, “All of history shows that these kinds of powerful new technologies can and will be used for good and for ill.”

I live in a time where the masses can now access “a software program that could generate paragraphs of coherent text and perform rudimentary reading comprehension and analysis without specific instruction,” known as GPT.

And with its latest iteration, GPT-4, the public sees a mix of opportunities and threats. Only time will tell what our lives would look like with artificial intelligence.

You could speak more about it too. And I hope it does more good.

Your letter writer from the past,

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