IN THIS CHAPTER
Trying out ChatGPT
Comparing ChatGPT and search engines
Choosing between ChatGPT and ChatGPT Plus
Grasping how ChatGPT is a harbinger of profound change
Conquering the fears that ChatGPT conjures
ChatGPT is a huge phenomenon and a major paradigm shift in the accelerating march of technological progression. It's a large language model (LLM) that belongs to a category of AI (artificial intelligence) called generative AI, which can generate new content rather than simply analyze existing data. Additionally, anyone can interact with ChatGPT in their own words. A natural, humanlike dialog ensues.
In this chapter, you learn where and how to access ChatGPT, why you should bother, the pros and cons of using it, and whether common fears are justified or wildly off base.
ChatGPT is often directly accessed online by users at ...