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AI Chat Bot - Not the Mecca of Information

We were curious about the ability of the AI Chatbot to retrieve information, dissect it and present it in a logical format. In an effort to discover how the chatbot would respond to recent events in the media, we asked it to " write an article about the Chinese balloon that traversed the United States and was shot down in the Atlantic Ocean."


The information the Chatbot gave was not necessarily factual, but we thought it would be interesting to share.


Here is the exact response from the AI Chatbot:


The Chinese Balloon that Traversed the United States and Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean
In recent years, the skies above the United States have been dominated by drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). However, in 2022, a new type of aircraft captured the attention of the American public - a high-altitude balloon launched from China.
The balloon was first spotted flying over the western United States, soaring at an altitude of over 90,000 feet. It quickly became the subject of intense media coverage and speculation, as many wondered what its purpose was and who was behind it. The Chinese government remained tight-lipped about the balloon, fueling speculation that it was part of a secret military or intelligence operation.
As the balloon continued its journey across the United States, it was tracked by military and civilian radar systems. The U.S. government expressed concern about the balloon's presence and issued a statement saying that it would take "appropriate action" if the balloon posed a threat to national security.
In the end, the balloon's journey came to an abrupt end over the Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. military confirmed that they had shot down the balloon, citing "national security concerns." Although the Chinese government expressed outrage at the incident, they did not retaliate, and the incident was largely forgotten by the public.
However, the incident raises important questions about the increasing use of high-altitude balloons and other unmanned aerial vehicles, and the potential dangers they pose to national security. With the rapid advancement of technology, it is likely that we will see more incidents like this in the future, as nations and corporations seek to take advantage of the benefits of these new technologies.
In conclusion, the Chinese balloon that traversed the United States and was shot down in the Atlantic Ocean serves as a reminder of the growing importance of monitoring and regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. As the use of these technologies continues to expand, it is crucial that we develop clear guidelines and protocols to ensure the safety and security of both our citizens and our nations.

Perhaps before people use the Chatbot to confirm their bias, they should consider that despite having great access to every resource imaginable, mistakes can be made.


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Kerry Parks
Kerry Parks
Feb 05, 2023

When is the next balloon accidentally get blown off course?

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Linda Genzel
Linda Genzel
Feb 05, 2023

I don’t even agree with the AI’s conclusion. I think it’s a reminder of how dangerous China is and how easy it would be for them to unload nuclear, chemical, and bio weapons on us! It’s a Chinese spy balloon, so adding regulations would not change a thing. They could careless about U.S. Regulation. Also, how can an AI establishment bias one way or the other when you’re citing facts, unless the algorithm was created or slanted to favor one side over the other! And finally, the AI’s writing lacks emotion; it’s too detached for me. I like to feel what I’m writing, if that makes sense. Your bias in writing is your opinion which last I checked you’re allowed…

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