31 Jan 23
Machines are now able to generate text that is hard to distinguish from that generated by humans. This gives rise to many potential problems; for example, enabling efficient automation of misinformation, spam, impersonation, student cheating on writing and coding homework, and so on. How can society deal with the upcoming deluge of machine-generated text? This is an urgent problem, but fortunately there is a lot of promising research in the works aimed at enabling people to detect when a text has been generated by a machine.