Artificial Intelligence Is The Future Of Plagiarism, University Professor Warns

A robot from the Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems (AIIS) laboratory of Italy's National Interuniversity Consortium for Computer Science (CINI) is displayed at the 7th edition of the Maker Faire 2019, the greatest European event on innovation, on October 18, 2019 in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP) (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “Today, I turned in the first plagiarist I’ve caught using A.I. software to write her work, and I thought some people might be curious about the details,” Hick wrote on Facebook.
  • The student used an AI chat website called ChatGPT, where users generate prompts and scripts and an AI software generates human-like responses.
  • The prompt the student was given, and that she gave to the software, was to write 500 words about the English philosopher David Hume’s paradox of horror.

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