Alarm bells have sounded recently over the rise of artificial intelligence.
In particular, ChatGPT’s ability to mimic human speech and writing has caused academics and politicians alike to call for caution, if not an outright ban.
But what, exactly, is the problem? Let’s pull back for some perspective: Technology can be defined by its ability to have a positive impact on the speed, scale, or human element of a process. Simply put, it allows us to do something faster, over a wider area, or with less need for people.