Simon Willison’s Weblog


I’ve been thinking about generative AI tools as “bicycles for the mind” (to borrow an old Steve Jobs line), but I think “electric bicycles for the mind” might be more appropriate

They can accelerate your natural abilities, you have to learn how to use them, they can give you a significant boost that some people might feel is a bit of a cheat, and they’re also quite dangerous if you’re not careful with them!