Type WebPage
Date 2023-08-10
Tags artificial intelligence, New Zealand

Supermarket AI meal planner app suggests recipe that would create chlorine gas (Link)

There is simply no reason to use an AI language model to generate recipes like this. It's easy enough to get a bunch of recipes in a machine-readable format and then just match the ones that share ingredients with the ones customers select. This is, I am sure, the approach taken by existing recipe sites that offer this feature.

This is just a clear example of someone using AI in an application which did not need it. AI is the new blockchain.


Pak ‘n’ Save’s Savey Meal-bot cheerfully created unappealing recipes when customers experimented with non-grocery household items

Name Role
Tess McClure Author
The Guardian Publisher