Chat GPT Thinks A Lot Of Things About EVs… But Most Of Them Are Wrong…

From Transport Evolved.

It’s April 1st, and while we’ve often delved into a little mischief in past years, this year, we decided to do something a little different: ask Chat GPT (and other large language models or LLMs) what they thought about EVs.

So, we crafted a pretty loaded prompt that we hoped would cause various AI systems to respond with its concerns about EVs – and even let it create its own video (which we of course, debunked).


00:00 – Introduction
01:46 – We asked AI to write a script…
02:26 – …And then we asked it to produce a video…
03:14 – Talking about the language used by AI. – And our prompt…
04:03 – Falling back on old-tropes
05:33 – AI doesn’t like charging
08:16 – Environmental concerns
09:33 – AI is worried about battery recycling
10:58 – Ai worries about cost and depreciation
13:02 – Clippy joins in!
13:22 – AI’s concerns over geopolitical and environmental matters
14:57 – AI worries about energy use and carbon footprint
16:11 – GlaDOS joins in
16:41 – AI worries about obsolesce.
18:04 – Closing Thoughts
18:34 – Thanks, And Goodbye!


Watch our video on charging station inequity:
Watch our videos on second-life for batteries:

Thanks to the GlaDOS generator:

Presenter, Script, Kate Walton-Elliott and various LLMs
Camera, Audio, Editing: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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