• You’re fired if you don’t know how to use GPT-4

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    ISSUE 20.13 • 2023-03-27


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Mainstream media outlets are ablaze with news about GPT-4, OpenAI’s enormously powerful artificial-intelligence engine that will soon be shoehorned into every nook and cranny of Microsoft 365. Suddenly, knowing how to “prompt” (program) a generative AI app has become an essential requirement for your job or your life. God help us.

    We’ve all been instantly transported into the 25th-century world of Star Trek’s Jean-Luc Picard. You may think we’re still in the year 2023. But now — by entering just a few words — you can propel your personal starship through the galaxy at Warp 9. Or you can remain stuck in place and be assimilated by the Borg. Resistance is futile.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.13.0, 2023-03-27).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.