Tag Archive: Natural language processing

Truth, Lies, and Automation

Ben Buchanan Andrew Lohn Micah Musser Katerina Sedova
| May 2021

Growing popular and industry interest in high-performing natural language generation models has led to concerns that such models could be used to generate automated disinformation at scale. This report examines the capabilities of GPT-3--a cutting-edge AI system that writes text--to analyze its potential misuse for disinformation. A model like GPT-3 may be able to help disinformation actors substantially reduce the work necessary to write disinformation while expanding its reach and potentially also its effectiveness.

Jack Clark is a Non-Resident Research Fellow at CSET and Policy Director at OpenAI.

James Dunham is a Data Scientist. His doctoral research at MIT addressed measurement problems in political science using unstructured data and natural language processing.

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