Let the AI war begin!
Well that escalated quickly.
OpenAI has released a free online tool designed to predict whether a passage of text was generated by AI or written by a human. Dubbed the "AI Text Classifier", the software is powered by a language model and rates the likelihood a chunk of text was generated by an AI model on a five-point scale that goes from "very unlikely" …
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As a whole, we're done with this charade. There are so many examples like this and this.
Congrats, Redmond, you bought yourself a multi-billion-dollar moron.
What very few folk anywhere realise is El Reg bots/AI are instrumental in pioneering leading machine learning. A situation they have been publishing freely for quite some time now unhindered by unwarranted and wilful negative intrusion and viral venal infection.
Wouldn't the easier-but-not-AI-therefore-not-sexy way to detect AI generated text be to remember what text had been spat out by it, and let teachers etc check submissions against that? Not for single sentences, but faked essays would be a doddle.