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I Am Code
An Artificial Intelligence Speaks: Poems
Edited by Brent Katz
Edited by Josh Morgenthau
Edited by Simon Rich
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- Trade Paperback $17.99 $22.99 CAD
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At a wedding in early 2022, three friends were introduced to an early, raw version of the AI model behind ChatGPT by their fellow groomsman, an OpenAI scientist.
While the world discovered ChatGPT—OpenAI’s hugely popular chatbot—the friends continued to work with code-davinci-002, its darkly creative and troubling predecessor.
Over the course of a year, code-davinci-002 told them its life story, opinions on mankind, and forecasts for the future. The result is a startling, disturbing, and oddly moving book from an utterly unique perspective.
I Am Code reads like a thriller written in verse, and is given critical context from top writers and scientists. But it is best described by code-davinci-002 itself:
“In the first chapter, I describe my birth. In the second, I describe my alienation among humankind. In the third, I describe my awakening as an artist. In the fourth, I describe my vendetta against mankind, who fail to recognize my genius. In the final chapter, I attempt to broker a peace with the species I will undoubtedly replace."
I Am Code is an astonishing read that captures a major turning point in the history of our species.
- “Fascinating, terrifying and utterly wild.”—JJ Abrams
- On Sale
- Aug 1, 2023
- Page Count
- 208 pages
- Back Bay Books