Welcome once again to Fandango’s Provocative Question. Each week I will pose what I think is a provocative question for your consideration.
By provocative, I don’t mean a question that will cause annoyance or anger. Nor do I mean a question intended to arouse sexual desire or interest.
What I do mean is a question that is likely to get you to think, to be creative, and to provoke a response. Hopefully a positive response.
This week’s provocative question was actually triggered by a couple of recent posts at Renard’s World about artificial intelligence (AI) writing tools called ChatGPT. Here’s one post in which he shares his thought about it, and here’s a second post in which he talks about the rise of AI-generated content.
This whole AI-generated content thing intrigued me, so I downloaded a free AI writing app called Genie to my iPhone. I gave Genie a list of six daily prompt words and asked it to write a short story using those words. Here’s the post that Genie produced, in case you’re interested in reading it.
So, for today’s provocative question, just for grins and giggles, I asked Genie to write a provocative question for me. Here’s what Genie gave me:
What would happen if Al surpassed human intelligence?
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