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Machines and Society

A growing guide on the latest in data-driven research and emerging technologies at the intersection of society, information and technology.


This section introduces Large Language Models (LLMs), summarizes the development of LLMs using GPT models as an example, and discusses the social implications of LLMs.  

This guide covers the following topics

  • Introduction of Large Language Models, including what large language models are, and their capabilities and limitations 
  • Technical Overview of LLMs, including mechanisms behind GPT models, and emergent abilities of LLMs
  • Biases of LLMs, introduced throughout its data-for-AI pipeline