OpenAI’s ChatGPT is a morally corrupting influence


OpenAI’s conversational language model ChatGPT has a lot to say, but is likely to lead you astray if you ask it for moral guidance.

Introduced in November, ChatGPT is the latest of several recently released AI models eliciting interest and concern about the commercial and social implications of mechanized content recombination and regurgitation. These include DALL-E, Stable Diffusion, Codex, and GPT-3.

While DALL-E and Stable Diffusion have raised eyebrows, funding, and litigation by ingesting art without permission and reconstituting strangely familiar, sometimes evocative imagery on demand, ChatGPT has been answering query prompts with passable coherence.

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