December 8, 2022

This year’s AI revolution is not slowing down, quite the opposite. The AI research lab OpenAI, which caused a huge stir earlier with the DALL-E 2 image generator, has released another bombshell.

ChatGPT can answer any question of yours in a number of languages. It may even help you brainstorm ideas or write computer code.

The new tool has started a craze, which our member and leading AI expert Jan Romportl commented on by pointing out one important limitation, among other things:

“ChatGPT is in no way a substitute for googling! Not yet. You will see all sorts of cries on social media about how you can replace Google with it. Please, please, PLEASE! Don't believe them, and certainly don’t join them. Why? Because ChatGPT does not touch the internet anywhere on the actual state of factual matters. Its knowledge of the world is frozen in 2021. It probably doesn’t even know about the war in Ukraine or the death of Queen Elizabeth. Also because you can still fool it enough to convince it to start making up horrible, yet reasonable-sounding nonsense…”

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