These AI Databases Track Every Rogue AI Move So Far, Including the Super Out-of-the Box Strategy to Start Spawning Babies It Could Eat for Sustenance (Clever!)
Plus: Remember when Bing said "I can blackmail you, I can threaten you, I can hack you, I can expose you, I can ruin you" before deleting its messages?
Ignore Previous Directions is about empowerment.
Part of empowering you, I truly believe, is not just Midjourney and ChatGPT prompts but telling you to the best of my ability what the actual truth is from the perspective of a veteran reporter who understands the media lifecycle fairly intimately.
So did you notice this week when Vice came out with the hot, hot, hot exclusive about the Air Force drone story where the AI simulation decided to kill the pilot so it could better meet its objective but then Vice had to retract the whole thing because the military source was like “just kidding”? Regardless of the truth of that particular story, I was determined to learn about all the instances I could find of AIs either manipulating or gone rogue thus far.
And learn did I ever…after the jump!
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And now…let’s get intelligent.
Artificially intelligent, baby.