Baldur Bjarnason

... works as a web developer in Hveragerði, Iceland, and writes about the web, digital publishing, and web/product development

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“Are Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models a Mirage?”

This is an interesting preprint arguing that the so-called “emergent” abilities of LLMs are, basically, benchmarking artifacts. So much of what’s wrong in AI is down to crap benchmarks