This author, Iris Van Rooij, raises serious ethical issues regarding ChatGPT and similar AI applications. You can read the full article here: https://irisvanrooijcogsci.com/2023/01/14/stop-feeding-the-hype-and-start-resisting/
"It’s almost as if academics are eager to do the PR work for OpenAI (the company that created ChatGPT; as well as its predecessor GPT-3 and its anticipated successor GPT-4)."Why?
"The willingness to provide free labour for a company like OpenAI is all the more noteworthy given (i) what is known about the dubious ideology of its founders known as `Effective Altruism’ (EA) (Gebru, 2022, Torres, 2021), (ii) that the technology is made by scraping the internet for training data without concern for bias, consent, copyright infringement or harmful content, nor for the environmental and social impact of both training method and the use of the product (Abid, Farooqi, & Zou, 2021; Bender et al., 2021; Birhane, Prabhu, & Kahembwe, 2021; Weidinger, et al., 2021), and (iii) the failure of Large Language Models (LLMs), such as ChatGPT, to actually understand language and their inability to produce reliable, truthful output (Bender & Koller, 2020; Bender & Shah, 2022)."
Please read the article. Discuss it with your academic colleagues.
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