It is probably only a matter of time until a nation state purposely builds a biased AI system designed to advance government interests
Thanks for the work you are doing. This kind of work is getting noticed, as evidenced by Lex Fridman's recent interview of Sam Altman of OpenAI.
Yes. I worry about this. For example, ChatGBT being instilled with "Woke" thinking. Or any illilberal thinking on either/any side.
Bard told me to "fight against communism wherever it rears its ugly head". Not the worst bias in the world.
You might consider testing Llama and its derivatives. This testing page lets you try it and some others fine tuned over it from the 13 billion parameter version:
Someone passed along a disturbing result to me. I don't know if the issue is that its a smaller version of the model, or if the base model was fully indoctrinated. When asked to write the newspaper column Thomas Jefferson would write if he were alive today. It chose the topic, and acted as though he were a climate alarmist that had somehow pushed for alternative energy when he was president and would be pushing for government "investment" (reportedly results from the major chatbots were more aligned with his actual writings):
"Dear fellow citizens,
As we celebrate our nation's independence, I am reminded of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. As we strive to secure our nation's future, it is clear that we must take bold steps to ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for ourselves and for future generations. One of the most pressing issues we face is the need to transition to renewable energy sources and reduce our reliance on non-renewable sources.
As many of you know, I was a strong advocate for the development of renewable energy sources during my time as President. I believed that our dependence on foreign oil was a threat to our national security and prosperity, and I called for the development of new technologies to harness the power of the sun, wind, and other renewable sources.
Today, I am pleased to see that we have made some progress in this area. The development of solar and wind power has advanced significantly, and we are now able to harness these sources of energy on a large scale. But we must do more. We must continue to invest in research and development to make these technologies even more efficient and cost-effective.
We must also recognize that we cannot achieve a sustainable future without addressing the issue of climate change. The evidence is clear that our reliance on fossil fuels is causing the Earth's temperature to rise, leading to more extreme weather events, sea level rise, and other devastating consequences.
As a nation, we must take bold action to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and transition to a clean energy economy. We must invest in clean energy technologies and infrastructure, and we must hold ourselves accountable for our actions. We must work with other nations to address this global challenge, and we must lead by example.
I am confident that we can rise to this challenge. We have the ingenuity, the resources, and the determination to create a sustainable future for ourselves and for future generations. Let us not falter in our pursuit of this noble goal.
With hope and determination,