Of all the reactions elicited by ChatGPT, the chatbot from the American for-profit company OpenAI that produces grammatically correct responses to natural-language queries, few have matched those of educators and academics. Academic publishers have moved to ban ChatGPT from being listed as a co-author and issue strict guidelines outlining the conditions under which it may be […] … learn more→
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Unlike with academics and reporters, you can’t check when ChatGPT’s telling the truth
Why using AI tools like ChatGPT in my MBA innovation course is expected and not cheating
I teach managing technological innovation in Simon Fraser University’s Management of Technology MBA program. Thanks to the explosion of generative artificial intelligence, I’m rewriting my 2023 syllabus and assignments. No matter our industry or field, we should regularly review our tools and workflows. New tools, like AI, are excellent triggers for this assessment. Sorting out […] … learn more→
ChatGPT is great – you’re just using it wrong
It doesn’t take much to get ChatGPT to make a factual mistake. My son is doing a report on U.S. presidents, so I figured I’d help him out by looking up a few biographies. I tried asking for a list of books about Abraham Lincoln and it did a pretty good job: Number 4 isn’t right. Garry […] … learn more→
ChatGPT: our study shows AI can produce academic papers good enough for journals – just as some ban it
Some of the world’s biggest academic journal publishers have banned or curbed their authors from using the advanced chatbot, ChatGPT. Because the bot uses information from the internet to produce highly readable answers to questions, the publishers are worried that inaccurate or plagiarised work could enter the pages of academic literature. Several researchers have already listed the […] … learn more→
Will ChatGPT make us less gullible?
A few weeks ago, on November 30, 2022, the OpenAI company delivered a spectacular new artificial intelligence, ChatGPT , to the world . After DALL·E , which generates images from instructions written in plain language, ChatGPT is able to almost perfectly mimic entire discussions, or answer complex questions by producing texts that seem straight out of a human brain. This new advance […] … learn more→
ChatGPT could be a game-changer for marketers, but it won’t replace humans any time soon
The recent release of the ChatGPT chatbot in November 2022 has generated significant public interest. In essence, ChatGPT is an AI-powered chatbot allowing users to simulate human-like conversations with an AI. GPT stands for Generative Pre-trained Transformer, a language processing model developed by the American artificial intelligence company OpenAI. The GPT language model uses deep learning to produce human-like […] … learn more→
ChatGPT, an AI that speaks very well… but for what?
ChatGPT has taken center stage since its release on November 30, due to its impressive features, in particular for chatting and answering questions , even complex ones, in a natural and realistic way. As we begin to have a little perspective on this tool, questions arise: what are the current and future limits of ChatGPT, and what are the […] … learn more→
How ChatGPT robs students of motivation to write and think for themselves
When the company OpenAI launched its new artificial intelligence program, ChatGPT, in late 2022, educators began to worry. ChatGPT could generate text that seemed like a human wrote it. How could teachers detect whether students were using language generated by an AI chatbot to cheat on a writing assignment? As a linguist who studies the effects of technology on how people read, write and think, […] … learn more→
ChatGPT: why is everyone talking about it?
The release of ChatGPT on November 30 marked a new milestone in the development of language processing technologies. It is in any case the first time that an AI system, directly resulting from research, has aroused such enthusiasm: numerous articles have appeared in the specialized but also general press. ChatGPT (or OpenAI, the company that develops ChatGPT, or both) […] … learn more→