Beyond ChatGPT: what chatbots mean for the future
With the arrival of generative AI chatbots, artificial intelligence no longer seems the preserve of science fiction. Now that the bots are talking back, what does it mean for the future of the internet—and our relationship with machines?
00:00 – Chatbots are changing the internet
01:02 – How do chatbots work?
03:40 – The problems with today’s chatbots
06:40 – The ELIZA effect
07:46 – Replika AI
09:55 – What might future chatbots be able to do?
11:47 – The drawbacks of chatbots
The AI boom: lessons from history: https://econ.st/3mZPBIW
The relationship between AI and humans: https://econ.st/3YYvwQt
How AI chatbots could change online search: https://econ.st/406NzVE
Investors are going nuts for ChatGPT-ish artificial intelligence: https://econ.st/3JP5ACk
The race of the AI labs heats up:
The battle for internet search: https://econ.st/40dyrG3
Is Google’s 20-year dominance of search in peril? https://econ.st/3LwV1Fr
How good is ChatGPT? https://econ.st/40cAp9A
A battle royal is brewing over copyright and AI: https://econ.st/3JnOD0I
Listen to The Economist’s ‘Babbage’ Podcast on how robots are improving human interactions: https://econ.st/3TqhMNh
Listen to The Economist’s ‘Babbage’ Podcast on how ChatGPT could change the world:
Listen to The Economist’s ‘Babbage’ Podcast on whether AI will achieve consciousness:
Could artificial intelligence become sentient? https://econ.st/3yMGez2