Your Brain Will Melt When You Hear How This Author Is Using ChatGPT

Writing Hack You can sure count on AI-enamored humans to continue to find new and dubious ways of using OpenAI’s ChatGPT, the premier chatbot du jour. While we all admittedly could use a second pair of eyes to look over our work, young adult fiction writer Lauren Kay takes it a little too far by recommending that up-and-comers use ChatGPT to critique their own writing. “Did you know you can use ChatGPT to get a legitimately objective assessment of your writing?” Kay asks in a since-deleted TikTok video that went viral after being shared and torn to shreds on Twitter. “Our writer friends love us too much to be as brutally honest as we need them to be,” she added. “But you know who can be brutally honest? A robot.” Needless to say, you should probably not use a tool that regularly makes up facts to ‘objectively’ critique your writing. Hey authors? Maybe (absolutely) do not do this. Ever ever. Never. — Brynn aka Jack (@JackHarbon) April 17, 2023 Meaningless Critiques Kay demonstrates the chatbot’s supposed usefulness by feeding it the first page of her upcoming novel. First, though, she “calibrates” the bot by having it critique one of the “best books of all time.” Her choice for this — we kid you not — is “The Fault In Our Stars.” Kay’s criteria are arguably even more suspect, asking ChatGPT to rank prose based on six different factors on a scale of one to ten, including “world-building.” Unsurprisingly, ChatGPT…Your Brain Will Melt When You Hear How This Author Is Using ChatGPT

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