NYC Schools Block Access To ChatGPT: Details
ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot developed by Microsoft's OpenAI, has been restricted by public schools in New York City.
Students and teachers in the city are no longer able to access ChatGPT on education department devices or internet networks.
The restriction is due to concerns about negative impacts on student learning by content provided by ChatGPT.
The chatbot has been criticized for not helping to build critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
OpenAI is working on "mitigations" to help users spot text generated by ChatGPT.
Some schools and educators have expressed fear that chatbot may encourage cheating and plagiarism.
An English teacher has argued that ChatGPT spells the "end of high school English".
OpenAI, the developer of ChatGPT, is reportedly seeking to raise capital at a valuation of nearly $30 billion.
Microsoft, which acquired OpenAI for $1 billion, is promoting ChatGPT as a solution to real-life problems.
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