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Bill Dembski

Breaking Google Bard

I’ve finally started playing around with Google Bard. With self-referential sentences, it seems even more at sea than ChatGPT. Here is an exchange from 5/18/23: Me: Consider the following six sentences: This is the first sentence. Ignore this sentence. Why…

The Pitching Wisdom of Fergie Jenkins

Ferguson Jenkins, or “Fergie,” is not just one of baseball’s greats, but one of baseball’s Hall of Fame’s greats. He is the last pitcher to have achieved seven twenty-or-more-win seasons. Fergie’s “dream season” came in 1971, when he had an…

How to Break ChatGPT

Over the last several months I’ve been playing with ChatGPT, first version 3 and now version 4. It’s impressive and it can answer many questions accurately (though sometimes it just makes stuff up). One problem it has consistently displayed, and…