E18: Why Jailbreaking ChatGPT Is A Public Good with Alex Albert of The Prompt Report
Nathan dives in with Alex Albert, a 22-year-old computer science student at the University of Washington, who has become a prolific creator of Jailbreakchat.com and author over at The Prompt Report.com. This is Alex's first podcast appearance! Please enjoy this thought-provoking conversation with Alex Albert as part of 'Prompt Engineering Week' at The Cognitive Revolution.
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(0:00 ) Preview of Alex on this episode
(6:00 ) How Alex lent structure to his jailbreaking activities early on
(8:00 ) AI is fun and interesting and it's being overshadowed by hype and confusion
(12:15 ) Does Alex see cases of jailbreaking for utility?
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(25:59 ) GPT-4 is best for jailbreaking
(33:20 ) Role-play jailbreaks can work
(43:59 ) How to think about exploring black box technology
(45:19 ) Training models to override bad behavior
(54:55 ) Content filters are a band-aid
(1:07:14 ) AI safety
(1:13:02 ) AI models require scrutiny.
(1:19:39 ) Optimism - humans will figure it out
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