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Hawkmoon

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AI fail in the Big Apple
« on: April 05, 2024, 03:30:51 PM »
New York City has an AI chatbot that's supposed to provide answers to questions businesses have about doing business in the Big Apple. As Steve Lehto (among others) recently reported, the chatbot has been providing "advice" that -- if followed -- would mean breaking the law.

Hizzoner, Mayor Adams, is still defending the experiment. https://nypost.com/2024/04/05/us-news/earthquake-rocks-nyc-tri-state-area/

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The city has updated disclaimers on the MyCity chatbot website, noting that "its responses may sometimes be inaccurate or incomplete" and telling businesses to "not use its responses as legal or professional advice."

As Steve Lehto asked in his YouTube video, if we can't rely on the chatbot to provide accurate information -- what's the point?
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Re: AI fail in the Big Apple
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2024, 11:11:19 AM »
I don't think he (or anybody who hasn't evacuated New York) understands how New Yorkers "think."  They don't.  For the most part, they follow the mental fields of everybody else due to their close proximity to each other. The "lemming" analogy has been overused.  I prefer the "schools of fish" or "flocks of birds" images / videos which seem to describe it better.

https://youtu.be/bb9ZTbYGRdc (1:03) (Ad skippable)

You will notice that any time a separation seems about to occur, they immediately reconvene,

Similar images exist for schools of fish.

The technical term for this is murmuration:

https://www.eat.blue/animal-welfare/what-is-murmuration/

For fish it's sometimes called "shoaling."

This communal behavior seems to exist in most other human densely-populated areas, that is, "cities."

Despite all attempts to separate humans from animals, humans are still subject to animal behavior and instincts.

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Re: AI fail in the Big Apple
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2024, 04:56:29 PM »
Considering many "humans" act like "animals", this can help to explain the "herd mentality" that so many of them display.
This is also where "F.U.D." is useful and not in a good way.  That is how nefarious people control a mob and "aim" them to achieve the desired results (like a cattle stampede).
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Re: AI fail in the Big Apple
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2024, 10:30:31 PM »
In other NYC-related news, the NYC government didn't make an official statement about the earthquake unto half an hour after the first shock.

https://www.the-express.com/news/us-news/133619/new-york-city-earthquake-alert-20-minutes-eric-adams
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