ChatGPT Changes Everything
“The Horror. The Horror.”
– Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando), Apocalypse Now
During the writing of this book, a technological revolution exploded unto the scene with the advent of Generative AI (GenAI), ChatGPT, and Large Language Models (LLMs). These cutting-edge advancements brought to life the promises and fears surrounding AI, captivating the public’s imagination. The astounding popularity and rapid adoption of OpenAI’s ChatGPT were unimaginable. People marveled at its human-like ability to respond to a vast range of questions, unleashing their creativity as they sought ChatGPT’s assistance in crafting poems, love letters in the style of Romeo, legal briefs, and even blog posts.
However, amid the excitement, there was an undercurrent of trepidation fueled by popular movies like The Terminator, Eagle Eye, I, Robot, and The Matrix, which predicted ominous AI consequences. This impending...