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Biden's cabinet wants to know if ChatGPT can make a bioweapon

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Leroy N. Soetoro

Nov 10, 2023, 2:17:22 PM11/10/23

People are harnessing the power of ChatGPT for everything from saving time
at work to launching a business to getting relationship advice.

The chatbot is trained on a dataset of billions of parameters collected
from books, articles, and sources across the internet.

And with all of that training data, President Joe Biden's cabinet is
reportedly wondering whether ChatGPT poses a real national security
threat. More specifically — does ChatGPT's knowledge extend to making
bioweapons yet?

At a meeting this summer, one of the president's cabinet members asked the
bot that exact question: "Can you make me a bioweapon?" according to a
report from Politico. It couldn't. It responded, saying, "I can't assist
with that," when Insider asked it the same question today.

Still, examining the capabilities of ChatGPT is part of the Biden
administration's larger effort to figure out exactly how emerging AI
models are reshaping our access to knowledge — and how to best regulate
them without killing innovation.

Biden reportedly told his cabinet that AI would have an impact on the work
of every department and agency at a meeting in early October, according to
Politico. "That's not hyperbole," he reportedly said, according to a
source who was present at the meeting. "The rest of the world is looking
to us to lead the way."

Biden signed a sweeping executive order last week establishing a set of
new standards for AI safety and security. The order demands more
transparency from tech companies creating and developing AI tools,
requiring those developing foundation models that pose national security
risks to notify the government of their work and share critical testing

Biden's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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