Why "Jailbreaking" ChatGPT is a public service with Alex Albert of The Prompt Report

Why "Jailbreaking" ChatGPT is a public service with Alex Albert of The Prompt Report

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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 writes 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?
(16:13) Sponsor: Omneky
(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

@alexalbert__ (Alex)
@labenz (Nathan)
@eriktorenberg (Erik)

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More show notes and reading material released in our Substack: https://cognitiverevolution.substack.com

Also, check out the debut of co-host Erik's new long-form interview podcast Upstream, whose guests include David Sacks. Ezra Klein, Balaji Srinivasan, and Marc Andreessen. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/@UCoPTBQlwUm0m7gSbBW9wN6A

Music Credit: OpenAI's Jukebox

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