Even if it is only a few months since the chatbot ChatGPT launched, the AI-powered tool already has been used by over 100 million people worldwide according to some statistics.
The other week the waitlist for the new similarly AI powered Microsoft Bing gathered 1 million sign-ups in just 48 hours. Almost parallel Google entered the competition and presented its new search bot named “Bard”.
Potential users are all of us; from students using it for reports and homework, or professionals looking for tailor made briefs on various subject matters, over to love seekers getting help to create the perfect messages to potential dates.
But looking deeper there are more serious things to consider.
In the latest edition of the Global Challenges Foundation’s yearly Global Catastrophic Risks Report the AI expert Ariel Conn, discusses risks and opportunities.
(Please note the Global Catastrophic Risks Report was written and finalised before the launch of ChatGPT.)