It’s a special kind of storytelling, everyone.
Thanks to advancements in language generation technology, the bot Talk to Transformer is capable of a lot more than finishing your sentence. Feed it a prompt, and it will answer with a whole story (even with invented quotes).
The bot’s language is clear and even fluid, but sometimes reflects a lack of comprehension and doesn’t always makes sense. It’s not what a person would write.
And it’s raised some concerns about technology, as The Verge reports, particularly if used for hacking or promoting extremism.
Naturally, this is a fun site to ask about the future, so we started our queries there.
Come on down, Sandy!! But wait, who is Sandy again? Apparently, this bot doesn’t know the difference between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Let’s try something easier.
Where’s the recipe, Transformer??? We’re worried about using too much vanilla extract.
Finally, let’s settle something that stokes much debate.