After deploying a chatbot to deal with pesky unionization; the substantially predictable happened and the bot is (at least for the moment) taken down after it began providing dieting advice and weight loss tips.
I’m getting definite “Rocky and Bullwinkle” vibes here… “But that trick never works!”, to which Neda replies:
I am so fucking angry about this shit. It’s fucking awful.
Everybody knows LLMs produce racist, misogynist, homophobic, sizist, ableist bigoted output.
Tessa, which Neda claims was never meant to replace the helpline workers,
“At scale”- is always in the venture capitalist bullshit bingo isn’t it?
It’s their code for sacking workers, you know the people who do the actual work that makes you rich.
Downright metastatic levels of growth are always necessary to rationalize the valuations; but the ‘AI’ guys have special fondness for it since ‘at scale’ is always conveniently implied to be located beyond the region where humans could do the job; obviating any unfortunate comparison on quality.
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of a million is a statistic. The death of billions will provide shareholder value.
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