Building a Poison Pill for Generative AI

We meet Nightshade Creator Ben Zhao from the University of Chicago.

A team of computer scientists at the University of Chicago has built tools that let artists poison the training data embedded in their work, and fight back against those who scrape the internet to build generative AI models.

We Meet:

Nightshade Creator Ben Zhao, Neubauer Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago


This episode of SHIFT was produced by Jennifer Strong and Emma Cillekens, and it was mixed by Garret Lang, with original music from him and Jacob Gorski. Art by Anthony Green.

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