Meta Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun said OpenAI’s ChatGPT is a product and not an actual research and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
According to him, OpenAI has not made any real scientific breakthroughs and ChatGPT is “not particularly revolutionary.”
“When we talk about GPT-4 or what OpenAI is currently announcing, we’re not talking about R&D, we’re talking about product development,” LeCun said during a live YouTube webcast. I was.
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“OpenAI, as the name suggests, has veered from a relatively open AI lab to a for-profit company and is now primarily a Microsoft contract research institute that We’re not revealing anything about whether it works. This is product development, not R&D,” he stressed.
LeCun, along with Andrew Ng, founder and CEO of applied AI company Landing.ai and AI education organization DeepLearning.ai, has signed a six-month moratorium on AI testing proposed by billionaires, including AI researchers and Elon Musk. opposed to , report ZDNet.
“Today’s AI is potentially harmful, but we feel it is creating real value for education and healthcare. It’s the value we’re creating to help ,” said Ng.
“Today GPT-4 is amazing, but by building something better than GPT-4, all these applications will be able to help a lot of people,” Ng added. .
LeCun predicted that the free flow of research would produce a program with capabilities equal to or greater than GPT-4.
OpenAI is facing new complaints that the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating the company and asking it to stop commercial deployment of large-scale language models, including ChatGPT.