Someone let a GPT-3 bot loose on Reddit — it didn’t end well

A GPT-3-powered bot has been caught posing as a human on Reddit after more than a week of rampant posting on one of the site’s most popular subreddits. Under the username of thegentlemetre, the bot had been churning out a post per minute on /r/AskReddit, a sub with more than 30 million users. That behavior raised the suspicions of writer Philip Winston. “I read through some of the posts and they reminded me of text I’d seen from OpenAI‘s language model GPT-3,” Winston wrote on his blog. Winston shared his theory on the subreddit /r/GPT3. Another Redditor named Wiskkey noticed that the structure of its writing was similar to… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Reddit

Someone let a GPT-3 bot loose on Reddit — it didn’t end well

A GPT-3-powered bot has been caught posing as a human on Reddit after more than a week of rampant posting on one of the site’s most popular subreddits. Under the username of thegentlemetre, the bot had been churning out a post per minute on /r/AskReddit, a sub with more than 30 million users. That behavior raised the suspicions of writer Philip Winston. “I read through some of the posts and they reminded me of text I’d seen from OpenAI‘s language model GPT-3,” Winston wrote on his blog. Winston shared his theory on the subreddit /r/GPT3. Another Redditor named Wiskkey noticed that the structure of its writing was similar to…

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