Zoe Strimpel

The great AI panic is spiralling out of control

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I refuse to get Amazon Alexa, and never use Siri, because I find the concept of human-style interactions with robots somewhere between the unhealthy and the grotesque. And almost always more hassle than they’re worth because they don’t actually ‘understand’ what you’re telling them.

But I don’t find them sinister, and find myself sceptical of the growing panic about AI since Chat GPT-4 launched in March.

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