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CSET Experts in the News

January 19, 2023

Showcasing our researchers’ work and their latest media appearances as they weigh in on developments at the intersection of national security and emerging technology.

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January Research Roundup

January 31, 2023

We kicked off the new year by exploring AI-powered disinformation campaigns, re-shoring semiconductor manufacturing, biotechnology R&D, and more.

CSET Experts in the News

January 19, 2023

Showcasing our researchers’ work and their latest media appearances as they weigh in on developments at the intersection of national security and emerging technology.

Forecasting Potential Misuses of Language Models for Disinformation Campaigns—and How to Reduce Risk

Josh A. Goldstein Girish Sastry Micah Musser Renée DiResta Matthew Gentzel Katerina Sedova
| January 2023

Machine learning advances have powered the development of new and more powerful generative language models. These systems are increasingly able to write text at near human levels. In a new report, authors at CSET, OpenAI, and the Stanford Internet Observatory explore how language models could be misused for influence operations in the future, and they provide a framework for assessing potential mitigation strategies.

In an opinion piece for Lawfare, CSET Policy Communications Specialist Owen Daniels examined the prospects for AI applications initiating a new “revolution in military affairs.”

CSET Experts in the News

December 16, 2022

Showcasing our researchers’ work and their latest media appearances as they weigh in on developments at the intersection of national security and emerging technology.

The CyberAI Project received a new grant to support diverse talent development and the protection of democratic ideals in the cybersecurity and information sphere.

November Research Roundup

November 30, 2022

This month we explored the concept of "digital environmentalism," China's AI workforce, and the benefits of GitHub in technology research and development.

In a report for the Observer Research Foundation, Research Analyst Husan Chahal writes about the ethics of artificial intelligence and how the multitude of efforts across such a diverse group of stakeholders reflects the need for guidance in AI development.

CSET Experts in the News

November 15, 2022

Showcasing our researchers’ work and their latest media appearances as they weigh in on developments at the intersection of national security and emerging technology.

October Research Roundup

October 31, 2022

This month we explored approaches to foreign technology threats, recommended a common language for responsible AI, and introduced our translation snapshot.