AI Doesn’t Understand Much—But Maybe A Little

Sam Brinson
9 min readJun 20, 2022

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In only the last few months, we’ve seen a number of developments in artificial intelligence making headlines:

  • OpenAI’s DALLE-2 can generate incredible images from simple text prompts.
  • Google’s PaLM appears to reason and solve problems.
  • DeepMind’s Gato tackles a range of tasks and could be an example of general AI.

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Sam Brinson

An emergent property of billions of chaotically firing neurons. Currently thinking about thinking. http://sambrinson.com/