• GPT-4 surpasses traditional definitions of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and raises questions about consciousness, super-intelligence, and agency in AI.
  • While GPT-4 exhibits general intelligence, it is not yet considered conscious, super-intelligent, or possessing agency.

Key terms:

  • AGI: Artificial General Intelligence, a level of AI where a machine can accomplish a wide variety of tasks and adapt to new situations, similar to human intelligence.
  • Consciousness: The state of being aware of one's thoughts, feelings, and surroundings, often related to the ability of the brain to make predictions and model its own reactions.
  • Super-intelligence: A level of AI that surpasses even the best human performance in various fields, contributing meaningfully to human knowledge and making groundbreaking discoveries.
  • Agency: The capacity of an entity to take purposeful action, make decisions, and change its environment, goals, or circumstances.


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