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Two months after OpenAI launched ChatGPT into the world, right here’s one factor we will most likely all agree on: it’s been lots.
How have we at TDS fared for the reason that chatbot’s arrival? Why, thanks for asking! Think about a curler coaster trip, set inside a corridor of mirrors, and lit by strobe lights: that’ll offer you a tough concept of the expertise from an editor’s perspective.
We’ve by no means seen a single subject seize the collective consideration of our neighborhood with as a lot depth, and it’s been thrilling to see readers and authors energized by the instrument’s potential. It’s been much less thrilling to wade by means of dozens of hype-fueled takes (which we didn’t publish), and downright irritating to see our evaluate queues clogged by AI-generated articles (to one of the best of our data we didn’t publish these, both).
Identical to our mates at Medium, who lately mirrored on their insurance policies round ChatGPT and related instruments, we’d additionally taken the time to debate the chatbot’s impact on TDS as a publication. Consequently, we up to date our tips, and made it express that we solely settle for posts written totally by people.
All through this era, luckily, our authors continued to attract on their experience to share sensible, measured, and well timed posts about this rising expertise. To rejoice their glorious writing and to assist readers method ChatGPT with a extra well-rounded and better-informed outlook, we chosen a few of the strongest contributions on the subject. (If you happen to came across different articles you loved, be happy to share a hyperlink within the feedback.)
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We loved a really sturdy begin to the yr because of a powerful cohort of recent TDS authors — please be a part of us in welcoming Jonah Breslow, Taylor Wagner, Ertuğrul Demir, Akshay Dagar, Will Badr, Frauke Albrecht, Chad Isenberg, Stefany Goradia, Aleksandra Ma, Boris Ruf, Galen Okazaki, Alle Sravani, Herman Michaels, Jazmia Henry, Trevor Coppins, Martin Leitner, Jacky Kaub, Shenyang(Andy) Huang, Christoph Möhl, Katherine Munro, Sebastian Charmot, Miriam Santos, Tin Nguyen, Amogh Vaishampayan, Murat Unal, Ebrahim Pichka, John Morrow, Oded Mousai, Christopher McDonald, Bárbara Barbosa, Jonathan Bogerd, Jonas Dieckmann, Alejandro Correa Bahnsen, Pushpak Pujari, Matthew Harris, Tomáš Neubauer, Maggie Hays, Vino Duraisamy, István Módos, Lukáš Zahradník, Mary Reagan PhD, Christian Koch, and Bale Chen, amongst others. When you’ve got an attention-grabbing mission or concept to share with us, we’d love to listen to from you!
See you subsequent month.