Simon Willison’s Weblog


Friday, 15th March 2024

Advanced Topics in Reminders and To Do Lists. Fred Benenson’s advanced guide to the Apple Reminders ecosystem. I live my life by Reminders—I particularly like that you can set them with Siri, so “Hey Siri, remind me to check the chickens made it to bed at 7pm every evening” sets up a recurring reminder without having to fiddle around in the UI. Fred has some useful tips here I hadn’t seen before.

# 2:38 am / productivity

Google Scholar search: “certainly, here is” -chatgpt -llm (via) Searching Google Scholar for “certainly, here is” turns up a huge number of academic papers that include parts that were evidently written by ChatGPT—sections that start with “Certainly, here is a concise summary of the provided sections:” are a dead giveaway.

# 1:43 pm / ethics, google, ai, generative-ai, chatgpt, llms