Nadav Spiegelman

Department of Computer Science and Technology

https://www.cst.cam.ac.uk/blog/afb21/oops-we-automated-bullshit
Author
University of Cambridge
My last highlight
2023-11-19
Number of highlights
2

My Highlights

“Godfather of AI” Geoff Hinton, in recent public talks, explains that one of the greatest risks is not that chatbots will become super-intelligent, but that they will generate text that is super-persuasive without being intelligent, in the manner of Donald Trump or Boris Johnson
Philosopher Harry Frankfurt, in his classic text *On Bullshit*, explains that the bullshitter “does not reject the authority of truth, as the liar does […] He pays no attention to it at all.”