Archive for AI

SolidGoldMagikarp and other glitch tokens

“Glitch tokens” are words (well, strings of characters) that cause GPT and other LLMs to behave particularly weirdly. For example, if you asked ChatGPT to repeat back the string “SolidGoldMagikarp”, it responded as if you had asked it to repeat the word “distribute”. Here’s a Vice article about the phenomenon, from February: “ChatGPT Can Be […]

Aardvark song revisited

Yesterday, I happened across my post from a year ago in which I asked an AI (not GPT) to write me a happy pop song about aardvarks. So I thought it would be fun to ask ChatGPT to do the same. On a side note, I was amused that signing in to use ChatGPT required […]