Remember when everyone was worried about 1984 and 2001 Artifical Intelligence ?
Students are embracing a computer software that is ‘thinking’ and ‘talking’ like humans……
Almost immediately, educators began experimenting with the tool. While the bot’s answers to academic questions weren’t perfect, they were awfully close to what teachers would expect from many of their students. How long, educators wonder, will it be before students begin using the site to write essays or computer code for them?
Māra Corey, an English teacher at Irondale Senior High School in New Brighton, Minn., said she discussed the matter with her students almost immediately so they could understand how using the tool could impede their learning….
Within days of its launching, more than a million people had tried ChatGPT. Some asked innocent questions, such as how to explain to a 6-year-old that Santa Claus isn’t real. Other queries demanded complex responses, such as finishing a piece of tricky software code.
For some students, the temptation is obvious and enormous….
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