Artificial Intelligence

From CEOs to Coders, Employees Experiment With New AI Programs

Wall Street Journal
March 3, 2023
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The tech world is buzzing with the first mass-adoption of AI technology due to OpenAI’s launch of ChatGPT. CEOs, coders and average joes across multiple industries and disciplines are rapidly testing the limits of what AI can offer in its present iteration. This experimentation will be the canary in the coal mine to shake up industries and the business world at large.

Shortly after the release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in November, Jeff Maggioncalda, the CEO of online education company Coursera Inc., jumped into the technology to see if it could save him time.

He began using the chatbot to draft company letters and notes, and asked his executive assistant to try the same for drafting replies to his inbound emails. She prompts ChatGPT based on how she thinks he would respond, and he edits the answers it generates before sending.

“I spend way more time thinking and way less time writing,” Mr. Maggioncalda said. “I don’t want to be the one who doesn’t use it, because someone who is using it is going to have a lot of advantages.”

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