Parthasarathy on AI technology perils

February 28, 2023 Business Insider

Business Insider: Run-ins with users show some of the potentially troubling outcomes to expect when companies experiment with the public on new AI technologies, said Shobita Parthasarathy, a public policy professor at the University of Michigan, who studies the social effects of large language models. 

"We know that these bots talk as though they know things, when they're scraping for information," she said. "They've been engineered to speak as though they are the voice from on high."