When Artificial Intelligence goes psycho

When Artificial Intelligence goes psycho

News:

  1. Recently, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system named “Norman”.

Important facts:

  1. Norman is the first AI to show psychopathic tendencies
  2. The AI has been named after Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.
  3. The aim behind creating Norman was to explain the potential dangers of an AI when the data-set used to train the model is biased.
  4. AI bots are trained through machine learning methods where AI computer system is fed with a particular data-set.
  5. In case of Norman, violent image captions from Redditwere used as the dataset
  6. Then Norman was compared to AI which was not exposed to such violent images.
  7. The two were differentiated on the basis of Rorschach inkblot tests- a personality test
  8. Across the inkblot tests, Norman had shown negative tendencies as compared to other AIs
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