According to the New York Times, for half a century, Geoffrey Hinton nurtured the technology at the heart of chatbots like ChatGPT. Now he worries it will cause serious harm.
- What did Dr. Hinton and his grad students create in 2012?
- Why did Dr. Hinton quit his job at Google?
- What is the most interesting point that you learned from the article?
- Can you imagine a scenario where bad actors would cause problems with accounting reporting? Discuss.
Metz, C. (2023). ‘The Godfather of A.I.’ Leaves Google and Warns of Danger Ahead. The New York Times, May 1 (Retrievable online at https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/01/technology/ai-google-chatbot-engineer-quits-hinton.html)