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    Re: ChatGPT and the navigation stars...
    From: Andrew Nikitin
    Date: 2024 Jul 8, 19:55 -0700

    > (chatGPT?? Have you been reading websites from 1905 again??)

    That was an interesting experience, thanks for sharing.

    It has been known for a while, that logical rigor is not today's AI strength, somewhat surprisingly. With the exception of, maybe, programming. In my experience it produces coherent chunks of code based on reasonably vague, but not too broad prompt more often than not. Pretty much anything else might as well be straight from Borges's library. It can imitate form, but cannot (or does not want to) produce a substance (with exceptions, as usual). This is no problem if I supply substance myself and just want to wrap it into a prescribed form.

    So far, my attempt is not a complete success, but it is definitely a step in the desired direction. AI is capable of maintaining the supplied list and just adorn it with some decorations. I hope that by varying prompts, I will be able to make them  more palatable.

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