We don't quite know what to do with language models yet. But we have some hunches. To me they seem obviously useful as epistemic rubber ducks 🐥 – as things we can query for fuzzy answers, bounce ideas off, and think through problems with. They can help strengthen our own critical thinking and reasoning abilities in the same way a good debate partner does.

Language Model Sketchbook, or Why I Hate Chatbots
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