You’ve likely seen some of the press coverage and discussion surrounding the release, or lack thereof, of OpenAI’s new GPT-2 Language Model
. The announcement caused quite a stir, with reactions spanning confusion, frustration, concern, and many points in between. Several days later, many open questions remained about the model and the way the release was handled.
In light of continued robust discourse on the topic, we hosted the first ever TWIML Live
session earlier this week—a live-streamed panel discussion exploring the issues surrounding the GPT-2 announcement with more nuance than Twitter’s 280 characters allow. The panel included both OpenAI representatives and outspoken critics of their handling of the announcement.