Editor's Note: AI Takes a Huge Leap Forward

Jan. 12, 2023
Who needs humans when you have this stuff?

This article originally appeared in the January 2023 issue of Security Business magazine. When sharing, don’t forget to mention Security Business magazine on LinkedIn and @SecBusinessMag on Twitter.

In recent years, the emergence of AI technology has revolutionized many aspects of our lives, from healthcare to transportation. One domain that is likely to be disrupted by AI technology is journalism.

ChatGPT is a new AI technology that has the potential to profoundly change the way news is reported. It is a natural language generation (NLG) platform that utilizes a powerful deep learning model to generate text from a given set of data. This means that it is able to automatically produce written content on any given topic.

ChatGPT is able to generate content at a much faster rate than human journalists. It can quickly produce news stories from data sources such as press releases, blog posts, and social media posts. This could be useful for journalists who need to report on breaking news or for those who need to quickly cover a large amount of information.

Additionally, ChatGPT can be used to generate content that is tailored to the interests of different audiences. This could be useful for journalists who need to generate content that appeals to specific demographics.

Another advantage of ChatGPT is that it can produce more accurate content than human journalists. This is because the AI system is trained to recognize patterns in data and make decisions based on that data. This means that it can generate content that is more consistent and accurate than content produced by humans.

While ChatGPT has the potential to significantly improve the speed and accuracy of journalism, it is important to note that it is not a perfect technology. The AI system is only as good as the data it is fed, and it is prone to making errors. Additionally, it is not able to produce creative or thought-provoking content, as this is something that only a human can do. It is important to remember that it is not a perfect technology and that human journalists will still be necessary to produce creative and thought-provoking content.

*Yup, AI just wrote half my column this month. I hope it didn’t fool you.

AI has already begun to replace humans in a variety of industries and professions, from manufacturing and customer service to healthcare and financial services. This means that jobs that were once held by humans are now being performed by robots and AI-powered software. This has led to job losses in some industries, as machines are able to do more and more things faster and more efficiently than humans.

AI is also beginning to make its presence felt in customer service. Companies are using AI-powered chatbots to provide customer service and answer customer queries. This is a more efficient and cost-effective way of providing customer service, as it eliminates the need for human customer service agents.

AI technology is also playing a role in helping physical security systems adapt to changing security needs. By leveraging AI, security providers can customize their systems to meet the specific needs of their clients.

AI-based systems can be used to customize security protocols, detect potential threats in real-time, and respond to them in a timely manner. AI is also being used to automate the security process. AI-based systems can be used to automate certain tasks associated with physical security, such as access control, visitor management, and surveillance. This is helping to reduce the burden on security personnel and allowing them to focus on more important tasks.

AI is also being used to improve the accuracy of physical security systems. AI-based systems are able to analyze large amounts of data and identify patterns that can be used to improve the accuracy of security systems. This is allowing security personnel to better identify potential threats and respond to them in a more efficient manner.

*Yup, AI just wrote the second half of my column, too. Let’s hope ChatGPT eventually has an answer for an out-of-work editor looking for a job.  

Paul Rothman is Editor-in-Chief of Security Business magazine. Email him your comments and questions at [email protected]. Access the current issue, full archives and apply for a free subscription at www.securitybusinessmag.com.