June 13, 2023

TPL Faculty Associate Illustrates How AI Does Not Understand Its Outputs


TPL Faculty Associate, Emily Bender, claims that AI are “stochastic parrots”. In a discussion with KUOW, Professor Bender illustrates how chatbots like ChatGPT merely repeat what they know but do not have understanding or comprehension of what they said. These artificial intelligence machines are created because of equations. Bender argues that these AIs are not fully intelligent because they lack awareness and emotion.