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Great GPT series!

Meanwhile I was using it for this:

Prompt:

Make a playlist for cooking lentils on a Sunday night with a jazzy Takanaka guitar vibe:

Answer:

Sure, here's a playlist for cooking lentils on a Sunday night with a jazzy Takanaka guitar vibe:

"An Insatiable High" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"On Green Dolphin Street" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Saudade" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Funky Hips" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"The Rainbow Goblins" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Blue Lagoon" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Moody" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Nite Spice" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"Tokyo Dancer" by Masayoshi Takanaka

"South Wind" by Masayoshi Takanaka

All of these songs feature Masayoshi Takanaka's signature guitar playing and have a jazzy vibe that's perfect for cooking lentils on a Sunday night. Enjoy your meal and the music!

Note: About half of them do not make sense but here is a good approximation:

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6nXdMBPT93z_tQWxCA5ycCv5cLlggs6i

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Mar 20·edited Mar 20Liked by scott cunningham

I appreciate the use of sports analogies to describe the current state of thinking about GPT Prompts and that it's full potential has to yet to be fully unleashed. For what it's worth, I don't think you've the examples you chosen are the best or most relevant. A jump shot and running hurdles in full stride are simply examples of improving natural interactions a person in those situation is inclined to do. You can make them better but the essence of both are naturally intuitive. The forward pass is an example of the rules changing and then capitalizing on the new rules. I don't know that we've figured out all the rules yet so it's hard to capitalize on the what the right approach is.

As an alternative metaphor I'd suggest utilizing the Fosbury flop and it's impact on the high jump. Dick Fosbury neither took advantage of a new rule nor did he optimize the best practices at the time. He reimagined what the sport could look like and his creativeness changed forever how people perform in it. And similar to your final point - he wasn't a perfect athlete or a scientist. . . . he was just a high school kid when he came up with it.

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