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‘Don’t fight it’: South African academics weigh in on ChatGPT

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Change is inevitable but artificial intelligence can be used creatively, webinar hears

The use of artificial intelligence such as the popular chatbot ChatGPT in South African higher education settings is inevitable and there is no point trying to fight it, a webinar heard this week.

ChatGPT is a language-based AI technology tool, developed by OpenAl, that can understand and communicate in human language. Launched in November 2022, it has already come in for plenty of scrutiny, with academics across the globe probing its likely effect on academic integrity.

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