Karl Semich committing suicide after discussions with a chatbot, that included the possibility of him killing himself
pro2rat at yahoo.com.au
Thu Apr 20 05:16:22 PDT 2023
What about the first time when some depressed person commits suicide because of, or plausibly because of, interactions that they had with a language model? If you’ve got hundreds of millions or billions of people using these things, then almost any such event you can name, it’s probably going to happen somewhere.
[NOTE: This episode was recorded before this story emerged of a man committing suicide after discussions with a language-model-based chatbot, that included discussion of the possibility of him killing himself.]
Reposts not detailed instructions for Karl gassing himself painlessly and slipping away peacefully
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