What the hell is ChatGPT, and why are these pasty nerds telling us it's going to save the world? Hannah and Maia bring you a special, pre-season episode with a discussion of this new AI technology and what it means for the future of our world. The democratization of this smooth-talking chatbot means even YOU can bully a robot into doing your homework. But does democracy really mean that everyone has a grubby finger in the proverbial tech pie, or has humanity begun to miss the point a bit? What is the point anyways? Well Hannah and Maia are here to tell you, so put on your tin hats, sound the Luddite alarm, and get in your bunkers for a very spicy episode.

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Ted Chiang, “ChatGPT is a Blurry JPEG of the Web” The New Yorker (2023).

--- “Will A.I Become the New McKinsey?” The New Yorker (2023).

Amitai and Oren Etzioni, “Should Artificial Intelligence Be Regulated?” Issues in Science and Technology, Vol. 33, No. 4 (2017).

Mehmet Firat, “How Chat GPT Can Transform Autodidactic Experiences and Open Education?” University of Anadolou (2023).

Erin Griffith, “Reid Hoffman Is on a Mission: To Show A.I. Can Improve Humanity” The New York Times (2023).

David McCabe, “White House Pushes Tech C.E.O.s to Limit Risks of A.I.” The New York Times (2023).

Cade Metz, “OpenAI Plans to Up the Ante in Tech’s A.I. Race” The New York Times (2023).

--- “‘The Godfather of A.I.’ Leaves Google and Warns of Danger Ahead” The New York Times (2023).

--- “With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain” The New York Times (2019).

Tobias Res, “Non-Human Words” Daedalus (2022).

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