This is the closest thing I’ve seen to … the Star Trek computer … where you say what you want and it responds instantly.Harry McCracken, global technology editor at Fast Company magazine, on ChatGPT. The recently-launched artificial intelligence chatbot understands human speech and can write emails, poems and in-depth papers.
Why It Matters: ChatGPT is similar to Google in that you can ask it questions such as, “What’s a good recipe for French toast?” However, some educators are wondering how they will be able to tell the difference between original writing and the algorithmically-generated essays they anticipate receiving from students.
Important To Note: ChatGPT has only been taught up until 2021, so it can’t be asked about current events.
ABC News has a helpful video explainer here.
by Jenna Lee,