In my previous post, I made a distinction between “Strong” AI and “Weak” AI and then went on to describe how Weak AI works. I explained that Large Language Models such as ChatGPT convert words to numbers and then calculate the statistically most probable words and sentences that will follow any given words and sentences.Continue reading “AI and Talking Heads, Part III: Why Sentient Machines Will Never Exist”
Category Archives: Wachowski Brothers
V for Vendetta: V for Vindictive
A link to my article “V for Vendetta: V for Vindictive” originally published May 2006 on Metaphilm which reads the Wachowski Brothers’ V for Vendetta as a melodramatic reaction to the Bush Administration post 9-11.
Subverting the Mechanisms of Control…
I’m reposting here an article of mine from 2005: “Subverting the Mechanisms of Control: Baudrillard, The Matrix Trilogy, and the Future of Religion” from the International Journal of Baudrillard Studies. Somewhat more ancient versions of this article can be found at Riverwest Currents (about The Matrix Reloaded) and my original short essay at towerofbabel.com (about the original Matrix film),Continue reading “Subverting the Mechanisms of Control…”