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HoldenFinn OP t1_jclbgc2 wrote

Submission Statement: Artificial general intelligence is a bit of a white whale for AI researchers. While those like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have warned about it's potential dangers, there's reason to believe that it could be reigned in and provide a better future for man/machine relationships by training it with the right tools--and, surprisingly, DnD might be one of them.

Beth Singler, a digital anthropologist and AI religions expert (seriously), penned a 2018 article proposing the Elf Ranger Test -- a kind of updated response to the Turing Test that uses the framework of Dungeons & Dragons to test an AI's actual capabilities. With the release of ChatGPT many DnD enthusiasts have turned to it as a tool for DMing and their character creation. So it's worth revisiting Singler's article within the framework of new advancements in generative AI and LLMs.