OpenAI has released the largest version yet of its fake-news-spewing AI | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW


‘…after careful monitoring, OpenAI had not yet found any attempts of malicious use but had seen multiple beneficial applications, including in code autocompletion, grammar help, and developing question-answering systems for medical assistance.’

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GPT-2, a text-generating AI model, created headlines when it first announced in February this year. Its creators released only 8% of its code at the time, for fear it would be put to malicious use and spawn reams of fake news. They now are making 50% available. In between they released a 25% version.

The AI model was developed by OpenAI, a California start-up dedicated to AGI, or artificial general intelligence, a future form of AI that would replicate or replace human performance with multiple abilities.

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OpenAI has released the largest version yet of its fake-news-spewing AI MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW | August 29, 2019 | by Karen Hao

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