Bill Gates says AI is only the second revolutionary tech advancement in his lifetime

Published: March 21, 2023 at 4:43 p.m. ET For the second time in his 67 years, Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates said, he has been truly blown away by technology. The first time was back in 1980, when he was introduced to the graphical user interface, which became the rock upon which he built Microsoft’s … Read more

OpenAI Rolls Out Updated Version of Viral Chatbot ChatGPT

The company behind the viral chatbot ChatGPT launched a new version of its artificial intelligence technology on Tuesday, saying it was more powerful and predictable than previous versions and capable of analyzing images and handling much larger blocks of text. The announcement from OpenAI—a startup backed by billions of dollars from Microsoft Corp. —is the … Read more

The Challenge to Humanity From ChatGPT

The OpenAI logo and ChatGPT website, Feb. 26. Photo: Jakub Porzycki/Zuma Press Henry Kissinger, Eric Schmidt and Daniel Huttenlocher are luminaries whose words deserve to be taken seriously (“ChatGPT Heralds an Intellectual Revolution,” op-ed, Feb. 25). But their central thesis, that a computer program could “transform the human cognitive process” in a way tantamount to … Read more

Apple Blocks Update of ChatGPT-Powered App, as Concerns Grow Over AI’s Potential Harm

Apple Inc. AAPL 0.41% has delayed the approval of an email-app update with AI-powered language tools over concerns that it could generate inappropriate content for children, according to communications Apple sent to the app maker. The software developer disagrees with Apple’s decision. Apple took steps last week to block an update of email app BlueMail … Read more

Opinion: AI programs like ChatGPT are going to serve us — and that’s the scary part

It’s been paired with the email program of a dyslexic businessman  to assist with clearer communications that helped him land new sales. The technology has ignited fierce debate. Is artificial intelligence a jobs killer? Can the integrity of academic credentials be protected against plagiarism?   The answer is yes — if your work is fairly structured or regulated. OpenAI is … Read more

ChatGPT Heralds an Intellectual Revolution

A new technology bids to transform the human cognitive process as it has not been shaken up since the invention of printing. The technology that printed the Gutenberg Bible in 1455 made abstract human thought communicable generally and rapidly. But new technology today reverses that process. Whereas the printing press caused a profusion of modern … Read more