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ChatGPT doesn't do magic

ChatGPT doesn’t do magic

ChatGPT has become popular throughout the year 2023. Its ability to generate content, with a series of prior textual instructions, not necessarily very extensive, has caused both astonishment and despair in the educational environment. In the academic world (schools, institutes, vocational training centers and universities) there has been concern when thinking that a generative chatbot could replace […] … learn more→

What is magical thinking and do we grow out of it?

Have you ever wondered why children so easily accept that once every year, a terribly generous and presumably very wealthy gentleman travels by magic reindeer to all children across the world to deliver presents during the night? Just prior to Christmas I thought I’d outline a surprisingly common quirk of human cognition – magical thinking. […] … learn more→