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Thread #173055   Message #4197877
Posted By: MaJoC the Filk
24-Feb-24 - 02:47 PM
Thread Name: BS: Our reinvented Science - AI contributions
Subject: RE: BS: Our reinvented Science - AI contributions
From The Register: ChatGPT starts spouting nonsense in 'unexpected responses' shocker

.... the popular chatbot was indeed behaving very strangely. On the ChatGPT forum on Reddit, a user posted a strange, rambling response from the chatbot to the question, "What is a computer?"

The response began: "It does this as the good work of a web of art for the country, a mouse of science, an easy draw of a sad few..." and just kept on going, getting increasingly surreal.
Gary Marcus, a cognitive scientist and artificial intelligence pundit, wrote in his blog: "ChatGPT has gone berserk" and went on to describe the behavior as "a warning."
Seven minutes after first admitting a problem, OpenAI said, "The issue has been identified and is being remediated now," and it has since been monitoring the situation.

Read the full article; in some ways, OpenAI's postmortem is even more frightening.

MaJoC's €0.02: I conjecture that OpenAI's bugfix was that they found and severed the feed from TrumpBot.