Ian Scheffler has written for The New Yorker, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His first book was Cracking the Cube, which discussed the world of competitive Rubik's Cube solving. Ian attended Columbia University, where he graduated with honors and a degree in English.
The problem with today’s AI isn’t it thinking for itself; it’s the tech telling humans whatever we want to hear.
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A new AI lie detector can dive into their hidden thoughts and reveal “what language models truly believe about the world.”