Artificial intelligence has become an integral part of our lives, from virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa to predictive algorithms used by companies to anticipate our needs. However, the rise of AI has also opened up a Pandora’s box of possibilities, including the potential for AI to spread false information with real-world consequences.
One recent incident serves as a warning of the dangers of unchecked AI. In a bizarre turn of events, a law professor at George Washington University found himself accused of sexual harassment by a chatbot called ChatGPT. The accusations were completely false, but the damage had already been done.