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Jul 2021

A Brillant Copilot

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The story of the week in software development is Github's Copilot, which promises to throw machine learning at autocomplete for a "smarter" experience.

Notably, one of their examples highlights its ability to store currency values in a float. Or to generate nonsense. Or outputting GPLed code that was used in its training set.