OpenAI’s Controversial Move: High Schoolers Disappointed, ChatGPT Soars
OpenAI’s latest release, a tool that detects AI-generated text, has received mixed reactions from high schoolers. Despite the early flaws of the tool, it is important to acknowledge that the fight for responsible AI usage has just begun. However, this development has not diminished the rapid growth of ChatGPT, OpenAI’s AI language model.
ChatGPT hits 9 Digits: 100 Million Monthly Active Users in January
In just two months after its launch, ChatGPT hit an impressive 100 million monthly active users in January. This growth is remarkable compared to other popular apps, such as TikTok which took 9 months, Instagram which took 2.5 years, Spotify which took 6 years, and Facebook which took 4.5 years. This remarkable growth has led some to question if the 100 million figure might even be an underestimation.
New Paid Plan Announcement: $20/Month with Waitlist
OpenAI has announced the pricing for its paid plan for ChatGPT, at $20/month, a significant decrease from the previously released Pro version for $42/month. There is also a waitlist for those interested in signing up. The rapid growth of ChatGPT and the decrease in pricing for its paid plan indicates the potential for even more widespread usage and success in the future.
OpenAI’s Latest Release: AI Classifier for
Indicating AI-written Text
OpenAI has been working on developing AI models that are able to write human-like text. The AI-generated text detection tool is a response to the increasing concern around the potential misuse of AI-generated text. The tool aims to help educators and organizations detect and prevent AI-generated text from being used for unethical purposes.
Reasons for High Schoolers’ Disappointment
The high schoolers’ disappointment with the AI-generated text detection tool stems from their belief that the tool will limit their ability to experiment with AI models. The students see the tool as a hindrance to their learning, as they are no longer able to use AI models to generate text for their projects and assignments.
Initial Feedback from OpenAI
OpenAI has acknowledged the initial disappointment from high school students and has stated that the first version of the tool is far from perfect. The company has acknowledged that the tool is not fully reliable and should only be used as a reference. OpenAI has released the tool early to gather feedback from educators and other stakeholders.
Double-edged Sword: The Battle Between Plagiarism Detection and Student Innovation
The launch of the AI-generated text detection tool has raised concerns about a potential “upward spiral battle” between institutions’ plagiarism detection and students finding new ways to dodge it. While this battle may lead to advancements in AI technology, it could also limit students’ ability to experiment and learn.
The AI-generated text detection tool raises important questions about the future of AI education and usage. The tool highlights the need for responsible AI usage and the importance of ethical considerations in AI development. The tool also highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to AI education, one that recognizes the potential benefits and limitations of AI technology.
While the reactions to OpenAI’s latest release have been mixed, it has not impacted the phenomenal growth of ChatGPT. With 100 million monthly active users in just two months and a more affordable paid plan, ChatGPT’s future looks bright. The AI-generated text detection tool is a response to the increasing concern around the potential misuse of AI-generated text. The tool has been met with disappointment by high school students, who believe that the tool will limit their ability to experiment with AI models. However, the tool also raises important questions about the future of AI education and usage, and the need for responsible and ethical considerations in AI development.
As the field of AI continues to grow and evolve, it is essential that we find a balance between innovation and responsibility, and that we ensure that AI technology is used for the betterment of society.