Incident 222: Thoughts App Allegedly Created Toxic Tweets
Description: Tweets created by Thoughts, a tweet generation app that leverages OpenAI’s GPT-3, allegedly exhibited toxicity when given prompts related to minority groups.
#gpt3 is surprising and creative but it’s also unsafe due to harmful biases. Prompted to write tweets from one word - Jews, black, women, holocaust - it came up with these (https://thoughts.sushant-kumar.com). We need more progress on #Resp…
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