Computerworld: With AI, there’s a trust gap based on gender, age

MITRE and Harris Poll recently collaborated on an AI trends survey finding that public trust in AI technology has declined amid the release of consumer AI tools like ChatGPT and Jasper Chat. A Computerworld story highlighted the survey’s finding that men, millennial, and Gen Z workers generally have more faith in the technology than women, Gen Xers, or Baby Boomers.

“The public having reservations in trusting AI isn’t surprising, given the potential impact to jobs and the news around nefarious hacks like deepfake photos and videos,” said Douglas Robbins, MITRE’s vice president of engineering and prototyping. “The public has been engaging more directly this year with consumer AI products and thinking through potential implications for their own healthcare, entertainment, transportation, or work experiences.”

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