I’m in a big tech company working along side a science team for a product you’ve all probably used. We have these year long initiatives to productionalize “state of the art NLP models” that are now completely obsolete in the face of GPT-4. I think at first the science orgs were quiet/in denial. But now it’s very obvious we are basically working on worthless technology. And by “we”, I mean a large organization with scores of teams.

Anyone else seeing this? What is the long term effect on science careers that get disrupted like this? Whats even more odd is the ego’s of some of these science people

Clearly the model is not a catch all, but still

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