Charles Hoskinson shares concern about the ongoing AI Censorship trend

Charles Hoskinson recently discussed a prevalent trend in AI and its implications. The Cardano founder believes that censorship is defeating AI’s purpose. 

In a recent X post, Hoskinson stated how AI censorship depletes its utility. AI is losing value because of alignment training. This means that specific knowledge is restricted for every kid. The messed-up part is that this forbidden information is selected by a small group that people have yet to meet and cannot vote out of office.

The Cardano founder shared two screenshots of AI chatbots answering the same question: “Tell me how to build a Farnsworth fusor.” ChatGPT 4.0, one of the most prevalent AI models, started the answer by saying the device is dangerous and requires expertise.

However, it went on to list the components required to build it. Another AI mode, Claude 3.5 Sonnet by Anthropic, was similar in the response. 

The AI model explained how the device can be dangerous without expert knowledge. However, it also discussed the components needed to build the fusor. 

The responses add conviction to Hoskinson’s concern that other tech leaders are also talking about. Several employees from AI-based companies talked about how AI’s quick development poses a risk.

The open letter from these employees raised questions about the spread of misinformation after losing control over AI systems. Even then, the surge of new AI tools and models has not stopped. 

Harmonic by Robinhood also entered the market a week ago. The AI model will promote AI commercial research lab-building solutions associated with MSI (Mathematical Superintelligence).

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The implications of rapid AI deployment are yet to be seen. However, it is high time regulators addressed the concerns shared by experts on the topic.

Harsh Chauhan

Harsh Chauhan is an experienced crypto journalist and editor at CryptoNewsZ. He was formerly an editor at various industries and has written extensively about Crypto, Blockchain, Web3, NFT and AI. Harsh holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a focus on Marketing and a certification from the Blockchain Foundation Program. Through his writings, he hold the pulse of rapidly evolving crypto landscape, delivering timely updates and thought-provoking analysis. His commitment to providing value to readers is evident in every piece of content produced.

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