Greg Brockman
OpenAI President Greg Brockman listens as U.S. President Joe Biden gives remarks on Artificial Intelligence in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on July 21, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)

ChatGPT co-creator, U. North Dakota professors mull AI uses, oversight

Growing optimism around generative AI in higher education underscores the need for guardrails, speakers said at a recent event.
Twinkie assembly line
Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility in Schiller Park, Illinois, a suburb northwest of Chicago, on April 20, 2005. (Tim Boyle / Getty Images)

ChatGPT is about as exciting as a Twinkie

While new and perhaps useful, ChatGPT lacks the substance educators should be encouraging in their students' writing.
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 03: In this photo illustration, the OpenAI “ChatGPT” AI-generated answer to the query “Tell me about ChatGPT” is seen on a laptop screen on February 03, 2023 in London, England. OpenAI, whose online chatbot ChatGPT made waves when it was debuted in December, announced this week that a commercial version of the service, called ChatGPT Plus, would soon be available to users in the United States. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

A third of college students using ChatGPT on homework, survey finds

One in eight students who admitted to using ChatGPT to complete assignments also credited the popular AI tool with raising their GPAs.