Phil 5.8.2023

May! Lovely weather today

Had an interesting talk with Aaron that moved my thinking forward on LLMs as life forms.

It’s not the LLMs – that’s the substrate

The living process is the prompt. Which feeds back on itself. Prompt grow interactively, in a complex way based (currently) on the previous text in the prompt. The prompt is ‘living information’ that can adapt based on additions to the prompt, as occurs in chat.


  • 9:00 Sprint review
  • Stories for next sprint
  • Start on Q5 report, which is mostly going to be about moving the server
  • Story prep
  • 2:00 MDA Meeting
  • Back to slides starting tomorrow?

GPT Agents

  • Tweaked topicNode a bit to set the domain of a question