Artificial intelligence is used in everything from virtual assistants to creating works of art. The latest trend taking social media by storm is OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which can generate human-like text based on input from a user. The sophisticated chatbot can understand and respond to a wide range of topics. It’s so advanced some worry it could make humans unnecessary. We have the jobs that ChatGPT could replace in this week’s Five for Friday.
A number of commercial products already offer AI copywriting services, but ChatGPT might be the most comprehensive yet. It can take information provided to it and with some fine-tuning, generate scripting similar to the video attached to this article. In fact, ChatGPT helped write the script. This isn’t something Straight Arrow News plans to utilize, especially because it can be somewhat inaccurate unless provided a lot of data. It did work well in this situation since it knows quite a bit about its own capabilities.
It did take a lot of finessing to get exactly what we were looking for and we still had to add our own flare to the scripting. Below you will find a comparison of what ChatGPT generated after roughly 20 prompts compared to the script that we ultimately used.
#4: Computer Programmer/Engineer
Computer programmers and engineers are essential in the modern connected world. ChatGPT’s language model has the ability to use various programming languages, including Python, Java and C++. The tool could be used in developing software, writing algorithms and building complex systems. ChatGPT is a good alternative to sifting through message boards, scrubbing YouTube videos or hoping Google spits out the proper answer.
#3: Medical Professional
ChatGPT can take provided symptoms and come up with a medical diagnosis. The AI is quick to point out that real doctors are still needed and chatbots should not be relied on for medical advice. In fact, in most cases it will tell the user to consult a medical professional for a true diagnosis. It may not have any bedside manner, but it can’t be much worse than WebMD.
#2: Entertainment Writer
With all the rebooted content out there, it seems like many entertainment writers are just going through the motions these days. ChatGPT can generate unique and engaging content. In our tests for this piece, it suggested, “A comedy about a robot who becomes a stand-up comedian and has to navigate the world of humans and their strange humor.” It may not be the best idea, but with so many streaming services, someone might pick it up for one season.
ChatGPT can explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand. It could be helpful in a classroom setting to provide personalized instruction and explanations to students at different levels of understanding. This is in no way an endorsement of getting rid of teachers in favor of technology, but it’s still an interesting idea. What’s more: ChatGPT isn’t going to be able to keep a close eye on the young ones.