Simon Willison’s Weblog

Monday, 5th December 2022

Weeknotes: datasette-ephemeral-tables, datasette-export

Most of what I’ve been working on for the past week and a half is already documented:

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AI assisted learning: Learning Rust with ChatGPT, Copilot and Advent of Code

I’m using this year’s Advent of Code to learn Rust—with the assistance of GitHub Copilot and OpenAI’s new ChatGPT.

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Building A Virtual Machine inside ChatGPT (via) Jonas Degrave presents a remarkable example of a creative use of ChatGPT: he prompts it to behave as a if it was a Linux shell, then runs increasingly complex sequences of commands against it and gets back surprisingly realistic results. By the end of the article he’s getting it to hallucinate responses to curl API requests run against imagined API versions of itself. # 1:43 am

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