Copilot is pitched as a helpful aid to developers. But some programmers object to the blind copying of blocks of code used to train the algorithm.
Language models like GPT-3 can write poetry, but they often amplify negative stereotypes. Researchers are trying different approaches to address the problem.
The tech giant wants its core product to infer meaning from human language, answer multipart questions—and look more like Google Assistant sounds.
A list of incidents that caused, or nearly caused, harm aims to prompt developers to think more carefully about the tech they create.
Microsoft reveals plans to bring GPT-3, best known for generating text, to programming. “The code writes itself,” CEO Satya Nadella says.
Georgetown researchers used text generator GPT-3 to write misleading tweets about climate change and foreign affairs. People found the posts persuasive.