Skilled Warns of the Risks of Michael Schumacher AI Interview and Weaponization of ‘Poisoned’ Bots

An AI-generated interview with Michael Schumacher, printed in German journal Die Aktuelle, has been criticised as “tasteless” and “ghoulish” by specialists. The interview claimed to be Schumacher’s “first unique interview” since his 2013 ski accident, however was later revealed to have been created by a synthetic intelligence-driven chatbot. AI skilled Lisa Palmer has warned that such “poisoned” bots may be weaponised, doubtlessly resulting in falsely generated interviews with politicians. Misuse of AI expertise may lead future variations of the programs to turn out to be “poisoned” by their machine studying, says Palmer.