A Princeton Student Created a Tool to Gauge If a Piece of Writing Was Produced By a Person

From a Washington Post story by Susan Svrluga headlined “Was that essay written by AI? A student made an app that might tell you.”:

As many educators began to worry about whether students may use the popular artificial intelligence bot ChatGPT to churn out papers devoid of original thought, Edward Tian had an idea.

Tian, a 22-year-old student at Princeton University, decided to build an app to detect whether text has been generated by a machine or written by a person.

“Every human wants to know the truth,” Tian said.