We’re still worried about artificial intelligence, but will corporate America listen?
Search Bots Are Embedded into Google, Best Buy and Microsoft: Understanding the Perceptions of the Internet and How It Will Impact Search Engines
That could be beneficial, making searching faster and smoother. It could be a problem given that there is an enhanced sense of trust. Google’s Bard flubbed a question about the James Webb Space Telescope in its own tech demo, confidently answering incorrectly. And ChatGPT has a tendency to create fictional answers to questions to which it doesn’t know the answer — known by those in the field as hallucinating.
Months after the chatbot ChatGPT wowed the world with its uncanny ability to write essays and answer questions like a human, artificial intelligence (AI) is coming to Internet search.
A 2022 study1 by a team based at the University of Florida in Gainesville found that for participants interacting with chatbots used by companies such as Amazon and Best Buy, the more they perceived the conversation to be human-like, the more they trusted the organization.
If search bots make enough errors, then, rather than increasing trust with their conversational ability, they have the potential to instead unseat users’ perceptions of search engines as impartial arbiters of truth, Urman says.
Inaccuracy and a lack of transparency are two related issues. Search engines leave users to decide what links to trust, by presenting them with a list of links. It is not uncommon for an LLM trained on data to not know what it is.
The language model could potentially be in serious trouble if it fails, as Urman said, it is completely untransparent how the search will work.
Current trust is high, according to research that has yet to be published. She looked at how the features that they use to enhance the search experience, such as ‘featured snippets,’ which gives an extract from a page that is deemed Particularly relevant to the search, appears above the link, and ‘knowledge panels’, which give summaries when someone searches for something, Almost 80% of people thought these features were accurate, and around 70% thought they were objective.
Bing search results have been integrated with technology from Microsoft. Sarah Bird, Microsoft’s head of responsible AI, acknowledged that the bot could still “hallucinate” untrue information but said the technology had been made more reliable. Bing said that running was invented in the 1700s and that they tried to fool one user into thinking the year is 2022.
Adoption of artificial intelligence may be limited to less important tasks if the public does not trust it. This is why we are working with government and industry on whole-of-nation solutions to boost assurance and help inform regulatory frameworks to enhance AI assurance.”
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The release of models has changed in the past few years. Executives said the text generator GPT-2 was released in stages over months in 2019 due to fear of misuse and its impact on society (that strategy was criticized by some as a publicity stunt). The training process for GPT-3) was well documented in the public and OpenAI began commercializing the technology less than two months after. By November 2022, the ChatGPT release process included no technical paper or research publication, only a blog post, a demo, and soon a subscription plan.
We shouldn’t ignore a film in corporate boardrooms, do we? Because new research shows that Americans are concerned about the pace that artificial intelligence is evolving these days. Amazon’s voice player plays the sequel to the film “Terminate Day Judgement.”
This technology is incredible. I do believe it’s the future. It’s like we’re opening a box. We need safeguards to make sure we do not put it at risk.
There is a lot of good stuff that we’re going to have to do differently but I believe we can solve some of the problems. We teach people how to use a calculator. I think we can survive that.”