All I could think about after reading Maggie Appleton’s cogent case on the ‘expanding dark forest of generative AI’ (@mappletons) is how this would impact mass creation of NPCs within game/virtual environments:

The tiny sim language models had some key features, such as a long-term memory database they could read and write to, the ability to reflect on their experiences, plan what to do next, and interact with other sim agents in the game.