January 27, 2023

Generative AI Like Viral ChatGPT Lands on DISA Technology Watch List

Source: Defense News

Journalist: Colin Demarest

ChatGPT, applauded by some for its potential to augment worker productivity and spurned by others over questions of bias and ethics, surpassed 1 million registered users within a week of its launch. The easily accessible platform has shown “a huge swath of the population” the power and pitfalls of AI, according to Bill Drexel, an associate fellow of technology and national security at the Center for a New American Security.

“While it’s obviously not a military system, per se, I think that that growing exposure of these kinds of incidental, often corporate-driven enterprises is really raising the awareness of what can go right and what can go wrong with these tools,” he told Defense News at a separate livestreamed event on Jan. 26.

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Authors

  • Bill Drexel

    Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Bill Drexel is a Fellow for the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. His work focuses on Sino-American competition, artificial intelligence, and technology as an ...