January 7, 2024

Artificial: Episode 3, ChatGPT

by The Journal

OpenAI launched ChatGPT with low expectations and little fanfare. But the chatbot was an instant hit and went on to become one of the fastest growing consumer apps in tech history. ChatGPT’s surprise success gave OpenAI its first shot to make big money, and the company moved quickly to cash in — even as critics called out some very real problems with the company’s hit product. 

Further Reading:

Outcry Against AI Companies Grows Over Who Controls Internet’s Content 

The Awkward Partnership Leading the AI Boom 

Further Listening:

Artificial: Episode 1, The Dream  

Artificial: Episode 2, Selling Out 

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