Sep 8, 2023
Large language models like GPT4 and the super-realistic chat bots that use them have been in the news lately, both for their benefits in making our interaction with websites easier, and in the ethical traps that have ensnared those who use them, including at least one lawyer. Without a doubt, many industries, including the legal and insurance industries, are turning to these tools to improve the way their businesses run. But are these new AI tools reliable? From issues of confidentiality, to upholding the duty of candor to the tribunal, to the very real bias and factual-sounding “hallucinations” of ChatGPT and its ilk, it is important to proceed with caution.
On this week’s episode, Rebecca and Steve ask ChatGPT to discuss the ethical use of these tools in the legal industry, and respond with real-world warnings and cautionary tales to help you understand what these AI tools can and cannot do.