BOSTON (AP) — When U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss decided to deliver a speech on a bill that would create a U.S.-Israel artificial intelligence center, he opted to let the AI do the talking.
Two-paragraph speech by the Massachusetts Democrat reading on the U.S. floor House The online generated Wednesday’s was AI chatbot ChatGPT. His staff said they believe it’s the first time an AI-written speech was read in Congress.
Auchincloss claimed that he was partly responsible for the creation of the system. “write 100 words to deliver on the floor of the House of Representatives” About the legislation. Auchincloss stated that he needed to tweak the prompt multiple times before he could produce the text that he finally read.
Auchincloss has refiled the bill. It would create a U.S.-Israel AI Center to be used as a central hub for AI research in both the education and private sectors.
Auchincloss explained that part of his decision not to read ChatGPT-generated texts was to stimulate debate and discussion about AI, and the potential challenges and opportunities it brings. He said he doesn’t want to see a repeat of the advent of social media, which started small and ballooned faster than Congress could react.
“I’m the youngest parent in the Democratic caucus, AI is going to be part of my life and it could be a general purpose technology for my children,” 34.
Teachers are already facing challenges due to ChatGPT’s release and the other AI programs that can be found online. Students may now submit AI-generated essays.
Researchers also fear that AI chatbots may turbocharge their efforts. spread misinformation and propaganda.
OpenAIChatGPT was created by ChatGPT. “can occasionally produce incorrect answers” The company warns that it may sometimes mislead users by the way it learns. Users are advised to verify whether the responses they receive are correct.
The text generated from Auchincloss’s prompt includes sentences like: “We must collaborate with international partners like the Israeli government to ensure that the United States maintains a leadership role in AI research and development and responsibly explores the many possibilities evolving technologies provide.”
“There were probably about a dozen of my colleagues on the floor. I bet none of them knew it was written by a computer,” He stated.
Lawmakers and others shouldn’t be reflexively hostile to the new technology, but also shouldn’t wait too long before drafting policies or new laws to help regulate it, Auchincloss said.
Particularly, he said that the country needed a “public counterweight” It would be a great help to smaller universities and developers to have the same cloud computing and cutting-edge algorithms as the larger tech companies.