ChatGPT has been the new talk of the town since November 2022. As soon as the software was release to the public, the news spread everywhere.
What is ChatGPT?
The wiki description of ChatGPT describes it as and Artificial Intelligence tool that facilitates conversation. The software is a chatbot that you are simply having a conversation with. It is what is referred to as a Language Model. With this function it can “communicate” using human like conversations. You ask questions and it replies with an answer. You ask it for more details and it give your further information. You may even thinks it’s an actual human responding.
How do you use this AI?
In order to use ChatGPT, you need to sign up for an account on the OpenAI website. Once you create your ChatGPT account, you are presented with a screen where you can start asking questions. You can save the chats on separate pages.
Why would you use AI?
If you are a content creator for blogs, podcasts or video, you will want to use this tool. You can simple ask questions and have the tool respond in list form, essay form or even code form. Try this, open the chat interface and type in, “Explain to me how ____ works ?” or “What are the best ways to _____ ?” or ” write me a 1500 word essay on the topic of “___” and in the style of a high school student“. It is as easy as that, and the ChatGPT AI returns a pretty decent response. The creators do caution that users of the tool should not take the responses from the AI as fact as this tool is for research. However, the results are so well, people are using the software to create business plans, youtube video scripts and more.
What is to come with ChatGPT?
Companies are starting to be created just to utilize the ChatGPT tool to answer business needs. There are some companies that use the tool in a conversational format to create financial documents. There are som many opportunities to create a business from and AI chatbot like ChatGPT, the sky is the limit. However, the software tool is currently free to the public, the company behind the AI do plan to monetize the service at some point. So now is the time to learn and become familiar with this tool.
There have been many speculators on social media that support caution for this software. This is mostly because of concerns that it may replace many human jobs, especially in the area of programming or content writing. Although, it could replace some jobs, you would still need human interactions to verify the information returned from the chat. The software learns and improves with use. Currently at the time of this writing, it has only been using data prior to 2021. Once the AI has access to current data, the quality of the result from chat conversation would improve greatly.