Georgetown University researchers programmed a text generator to come up with disinformation on climate change and politics. Once tweeted, the computer-generated disinformation persuaded test subjects, and could even nudge the readers to change their minds on important subjects such as climate change and politics.
This episode explores the power and the limits of AI-generated disinformation. The Inoculation talked to Micah Musser, an analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology.
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