Sam Altman, the CEO of the company that created ChatGPT, arguably the most famous AI chatbot in the world, revealed during an interview with ABC News that he was “a little scared” of his company’s invention.
“We have to be careful here. I think people should be happy that we’re a little bit scared of this,” Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, said during an interview. He said this was because the technology itself was incredibly powerful and potentially dangerous. When asked about the reason behind his “scared” reaction to his company’s formation, Mr. Altman replied that if he wasn’t, “you either shouldn’t trust me or you’d be very unhappy that I have this job. “
“It’s going to cut a lot of current jobs, that’s true. We can make a lot of better ones. The reason for developing AI at all, in terms of impacting our lives and improving our lives and positive side, this will be the best technology the humanity is still evolving,” continued Mr. Altman.
Mr. Altman also discussed the effects AI-powered chatbots could have on education and whether they could promote student laziness. “Education is going to have to change. But it has happened many times before with technology. When we got the calculator, the way we taught math and how we tested students completely changed,” he continued to the outlet.
OpenAI recently launched GPT-4, the AI technology that shows human-level performance in some professional and academic tasks. According to the company blog, the latest chatbot is “more creative and collaborative than ever before” and is said to “solve difficult problems more accurately” than its previous versions.