Category: AI

  • The OpenAI upheaval: decoding the Sam Altman episode

    The OpenAI upheaval: decoding the Sam Altman episode

    Last Friday 17 November marked a pivotal moment in the AI industry, with the unexpected announcement by OpenAI that its CEO, Sam Altman, had been fired by the company’s board of directors. The surprise event has since spiralled into a media maelstrom. Over the weekend, rumours and speculation flooded both social and mainstream media, with…

  • Claude Pro: First impressions of Anthropic’s paid AI chatbot

    Claude Pro: First impressions of Anthropic’s paid AI chatbot

    Artificial intelligence is all over the news right now with information, narratives and opinions plentiful if not bountiful on the pros and cons of AI. The hottest topic is generative AI, the subset of AI that, broadly speaking, is a form of machine learning that’s able to produce text, video, images, and other types of…

  • ChatGPT, Claude, Bing, or Bard?

    ChatGPT, Claude, Bing, or Bard?

    How do four of the most prominent AI chatbots compare? That question was put to me recently by a friend who has a fair amount of scepticism about AI chatbots and was keen to know which one is best. Inevitably, a question like that will get an “It depends…” answer. I’ve been using four chatbots…