Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The Dark Side of Artificial Intelligence

Scientist Gary Marcus for Scientific American claims something incredible is happening in artificial intelligence right now—but it’s not entirely good. Everybody is talking about systems like ChatGPT, which generates text that seems remarkably human. This makes it fun to play with, but there is a dark side, too. Because they are so good at imitating human styles, there is risk that such chatbots could be used to mass-produce misinformation.

He goes on to give a sense of how it works with a specific example using the AI platform ChatGPT.  Check it out.  Making AI stick to the truth remains a serious issue.

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