I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful

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I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« on: June 07, 2019, 06:59:55 am »
I've said before that GPT-2 is only really a star at writing short fiction, but I decided to test the mid-size model on the one application I could think of that was both honest and practical.  You know those e-mails people sometimes send to businesses to encourage better customer service?  Or to representatives to give an opinion?  I write some of those, it uses up time I can ill afford, and I thought I'd see how GPT-2 did at taking over the job.

Spoilers: I wouldn't send any of the e-mails GPT-2 made for me.

There's a lot of text, so instead of trying to copy it here I'll direct everyone to the blog: https://writerofminds.blogspot.com/2019/06/can-gpt-2-write-my-e-mails-for-me.html

Here is one of my favorite examples though.  I'm not sure what GPT-2 is trying to say, but I don't think it's promoting this burger very well.  The prompt is everything in italics.

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Dear Wendy's,
I am writing to ask that you consider serving the Impossible Burger at your restaurant.


The Burger

It is a mystery what, if anything, Impossible Foods ever has done to cause such outrage within my household; but to my knowledge, I've never seen such animosity displayed by one of its members. I have come to terms with the fact that you will likely not eat the Impossible Burger.

My wife has spent her entire career (the bulk of her adult life) trying to cook and serve meals with quality, creative ingredients. In fact, it is as if the company is trying to sabotage her, because she knows that any recipe she comes up with will be nothing short of incredible. She is not going to take a hardball approach when it comes to your Impossible Burger—the Impossible Burger will only be accepted after a series of tests are completed.

As I type I think to myself, "If only they could cook something like mine, it would be so much better".

For a time, Impossible Foods planned on using chicken to serve the Impossible Burger, but the team was forced to cut back to one-quarter of the chicken for various reasons and the price that I paid for my chicken was about the same as my regular chicken. Even though I knew what it was making me sick when I opened the box, I had zero complaints with it.

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 01:13:01 pm »
I bet a good use for this is to hook it up to a realistic speech engine and turn it on when the mother in laws come over.

I bet it would take on a whole new meaning in a church.

As fiction is a good fit for it.

And the Lord said

, 'I will cast the wicked into the furnace of fire, and the righteous out of Paradise,' and he said, 'My lord, make such a fire as a boiling pot.' So he made a fire of earth and put it in the furnace and poured out heat for the righteous," (Revelation 4:15,24 – 28 NRSV.)

When the Lord first made the lake of fire he would pour it out over the earth after burning it for some time, in order to prepare it for the coming of Elijah. However, in the last days the Lord would pour it out into heaven for the Son of Man who would come on that day." (Mosiah 4:19–31 NRSV) "…And the Lord said, "That lake shall be a mighty lake of fire, and the waters thereof shall boil, and they are made as the dry land. This is the lake, which shall never be quenched; it shall last for ever." In the last days the Lord would pour the waters and the boiling water out into the heavens as a rainstorm, and the clouds would be turned into fire which would consume the land, and the earth would turn into sulfur which would burn up the inhabitants of the world. The fire of that lake made all the birds of the heavens fall by the sword." (Mosiah 4:29–30

Politics is also a good use for a fiction engine.
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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2019, 01:14:44 pm »
I enjoyed reading about your experiment... Inflated prices lol.

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2019, 01:42:16 am »
It's great for brainstorming. Then you can evaluate the ideas it leads you to.

You could even sell fiction books...
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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2019, 05:12:16 am »
@Lock:
Interesting that you mentioned Fiction then immediately quote from the Bible and from the Book of Mormon.
Fiction...interesting indeed. ;)
In the world of AI, it's the thought that counts!

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2019, 05:47:03 am »
I didn't quote the bible Art, GPT-2 made a novel revelation!
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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2019, 03:25:07 pm »
Sorry Lock, I meant to say "It".
In the world of AI, it's the thought that counts!

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2019, 03:13:15 am »
Having read this thread here on GPT-2 full release and how it only babbles and doesn't say truth
https://aidreams.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=14057.msg58754;topicseen#new

I must say, the Tower Of Babble is a good fiction <cough>
lots of holy truth in it <cough>
it fills your spirit
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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2019, 04:48:19 am »
God was just trying to censor the fake news.  ;D

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2019, 05:48:45 am »
Yup, he's all about the "good news".  ^-^

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Re: I try to get GPT-2 to do something useful
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2019, 06:11:26 am »
That's what Open AI our savior is doing, trying to now censor babble. But in the process, censoring the people. If they go ahead and employ it on the internet.
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