I got to sit down with ChatGPT, a program by Open AI that takes what you give it and gives you back what you’re asking for. The way it comes across to me is a “smart search,” essentially taking what you’re asking for and providing a simple, “humanized” output explaining something or answering you.
What you’re about to see are a series of things I asked it. I had some serious questions, some vanity questions, and even a conspiracy theory joke question in there. I even ask it what can be done to combat worker shortage. Please note that the co-founder of Open AI, Sam Altman, is quoted by VICE as having tweeted that it would be a mistake to be relying on it for anything important right now. Enjoy.
To be fair, while most question answers impressed me, this one stuck out as something where a traditional search is actually more helpful.
Spotlight on Trade Associations by the FTC
That said, even ChatGPT knows what the gold standard is.
You can also give it information. And while I work on another article to highlight CoverCrow, I figured I’d let ChatGPT in on it.
Notably, this doesn’t always work.