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We Asked ChatGPT What it Means for Egypt

February 4, 2023
Photo credit: Mohamed Khairat

As 2022 was coming to a close, social media platforms suddenly became flooded with ‘art’ generated by artificial intelligence (AI), realistic photographs of people fully fabricated through AI, and – one of the most impressive and controversial developments yet: ChatGPT. The field of AI experienced exponential development in recent years. Whether in the building of data models for more tailored e-commerce marketing, or the image processing self-driving cars rely on to move through the roads, the tech industry has been leaning heavily on what this particular branch of technology has to offer. But what has caused this most recent stir, is the rise in complex AI tools accessible to the layperson. While Siri, Alexa, and similar AI-powered companions have been around for nearly a decade and a half, their ability to set a reminder or Google a question pales in comparison to the new, uncannily human-like abilities that have more recently come to the fore. Developed by the company OpenAI, ChatGPT describes itself as “an AI-powered language model developed by OpenAI that has been trained on a massive dataset to generate human-like text. It can answer questions, generate creative writing,…

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