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Archive for May 3rd, 2023

How long will the free GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 based ChatGPT exist?

Posted by jpluimers on 2023/05/03

For a while now, there has been a free [Wayback/Archive] ChatGPT which works around the paid barriers by relaying the chat through 3rd parties.

I wonder how long it will exist.

The cease and desist letter was from OpenAI to the repository owner which – paraphrased – maintains the stance that the 3rd parties pay license fees to OpenAI, and that if these parties have issues with his tool basically scraping them, should contact the repository owner to work things out.

This is all part of a bigger discussion on license and copyright of what AI based LLMs (Large Language Models) which are sourced from a large corpus of text that we all publish for free on the internet without a way to track back from ChatGPT responses to which texts were used.


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The Wordle word list is in the source JavaScript file (via Isotopp)

Posted by jpluimers on 2023/05/03

Oh well: [Archive] Kris on Twitter: “L> add AI there and you’ve got a paper R> I just had a look, and that thing is pretty much completely offline. the JS contains the entire dictionary C> well would you look at that, might want to use the actual dictionary then “

Actually, it was dead easy to copy the sources to a gist and host the gist:

And of course someone distilled the wordle word solutions list into some statistics:

More was done at [Wayback/Archive] Reverse Engineering Wordle | Robert Reichel.

Which got updated to the statistics of the union of solution and accepted words list

Another tool that helps solving is [Wayback/Archive] willthames/wordle-guesses which I found viaΒ [Archive] Will Thames on Twitter: “I spent some of my New Year’s Day writing a program to generate the best first two guesses for Wordle. Time well spent, I think: …”.

Jilles then posted a video on how to view the source [Archive] JillesπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ on Twitter: “How to cheat on #wordle …”.

To make Wordle even harder, there is Absurdle, an adversorial version of Wordle that decides the word upon your input until it runs out of decisions:

A Dutch and German version were added as Woordle and Wordle (which missed being called WorDeL and Wortle):

Shortly followed by another German version (always the Austrians setting themselves apart), and a French one (which messed Le Word as perfect name):

There is also a four-letter word edition, actually two of them:

There is a Prime version too:

Felienne posted a cool analysis bot that watches Wordle tweets and uses them to estimate the correct Wordle solution:

Oh, there is a single Letterle, which on average takes you some 13 tries when disregarding letter frequencies (which likely should not matter):

When you think Absurdle was going far, look at what happened Wordlinator:

Two search tools that are very useful:

If you are desperate, these solvers can help; the second one is more flexible, the first one faster, and the last one is pure cheating:

  1. [Wayback/Archive] Ruining the fun: a Wordle auto-solver – by Tom
  2. [Wayback/Archive] Wordle Helper – Suggestion and Solver Tool – Gamer Journalist
  3. [Wayback/Archive] Wordle Answers (February 2022) – Today’s Solution

I tried referencing all posts in the somewhat broken thread at:

Some links that did not make it into that thread (yet):

Having good start words and an on-line dictionary help:

And there is always a really fast way:Β [Wayback/Archive] Wordle Solver | Not Fun at Parties (explained inΒ [Wayback/Archive] Ruining the fun: a Wordle auto-solver – by Tom)


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