OpenAI's ChatGPT now includes a real-time web search feature, Browse with Bing, allowing the AI to pull current and cited information directly from the web. Initially available for Plus and Enterprise subscribers, a broader rollout is anticipated soon. This enhancement aligns ChatGPT with other platforms like Microsoft’s Bing Chat and Google’s Bard, which already provide live web information retrieval. Continue Reading →
Does OpenAI have a sustainable business model? ChatGPT usage is down (from its initial astronomical numbers), but – more importantly – by the numbers, the power users are engineers. When it comes to coding, GPT-4 makes good engineers great and it makes bad engineers better. Continue Reading →
OpenAI is launching a ChatGPT tool for teachers and a guide for them to integrate AI into their classrooms. Shelly Palmer, tech expert and Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, speaks with Dan Bowens and Tashanea Whitlow on Fox 5's Good Day New York about how OpenAI is aiming to help teachers seamlessly integrate AI into classrooms as well as understand the potential benefits and challenges. Original Airdate: September 5, 2023 Continue Reading →

ChatGPT for Teachers

OpenAI has a new blog post offering best practices guidance for educators. They also have a page of excellent resources for teachers and students alike. Continue Reading →
This week, OpenAI – the organization behind ChatGPT – responded to class-action lawsuits from several book authors, including notable names like Sarah Silverman and Paul Tremblay. The authors allege that ChatGPT was trained on pirated copies of their books, thus infringing on their copyrights. Continue Reading →
When speaking about ChatGPT for business, the very first question asked is: "How do we keep our data private?" We have helped dozens of organizations build Generative AI tech stacks that prioritize data privacy and security, and OpenAI just made our jobs a lot easier. Continue Reading →

You Can Talk to Your Data

My Sunday essay, "Talking to Data: The Real Power of Generative AI," is about the prevailing misconception that platforms like ChatGPT have a near-magical ability to answer intricate business questions… but the devil is in the details. The true magic of generative AI emerges when businesses create systems that empower their workforces to "talk" directly to their own data. Continue Reading →