[LMB] self-driving vehicles OT:
lmb at matija.com
Thu Sep 2 20:11:06 BST 2021
On 02/09/2021 19:48, markus baur via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> On 02.09.2021 20:27, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold wrote:
>> On 02/09/2021 19:00, Louann Miller wrote:
>>> Not just Asimov, either. It turns out that before we had computers
>>> to smoke
>>> test our ideas about computers, we were really bad at guessing what
>>> be easy and what would be hard for them. Probably based on
>>> over-using the
>>> assumption that a human brain = really smart purpose-built computer.
>>> were we wrong.
>> Very true. A nice representation of it is this comic:
>> The joke is a bit out of date, we know how to solve that now, just
>> use a neural net.
>> It would be solved in a few months, work 99% of the time and
>> mysteriously fail to recognize blackbirds ;-)
> of course you could use two different neural networkds .. the one
> above, and one trained to recognize ONLY blackbirds ..
Yeah that was a bit of an inside joke: some early neural networks didn't
recognize black people. That meant that their training set was bad.
And it also meant they didn't have a diverse team - because if they had
had a diverse team, they would have realized their training seat was bad.
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