This article talks about how generative AI has rapidly infiltrated Australian life over the past few months. New models and interfaces of generative artificial intelligence (AI) have been dropped in the midst of the public, with little sense of how they’ll be used. Technology known mostly to developers has become an everyday tool for teachers and retirees, accountants and tradespeople. The article also mentions how ChatGPT has become a popular tool for people in Australia to use for various purposes such as relationship advice, writing speeches, writing poems, improving betting systems, etc.
The article also mentions how some institutions have tried to ban its use due to concerns that students would use AI to cheat on assignments. The article also talks about how generative AI tools like ChatGPT are being used by law firms to summarise mountains of documents, architects to visualise their imagined buildings, and software engineers to do the grunt work of coding.