Category Archives: automation

Experimenting with using ChatGPT as a simulation application

How might we use generative AI tools in higher education? Many address this issue by focusing on chatbots as writing apps, trying to think through what the technology means for teaching writing.  While this is obviously a major part of … Continue reading

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Two figures for generative AI: the calculator and the mad scientist’s assistant

As people grapple with ChatGPT 3 and other instances of generative artificial intelligence, we sometimes turn to imagination in order to describe and understand the technology. I’ve seen folks raise the Terminator movies, HAL-9000, and generic scary robots to express … Continue reading

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Some ways for generative AI to transform the world

For the past two months I’ve been scrambling to work on generative AI.  That’s the phrase I prefer to corral together ChatGPT, art generators like DALL-E, and any AI-driven software which helps us make content. Besides hosting Forum sessions (some … Continue reading

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