Published: April 20, 2023 By

Three leading experts discuss how the disruptive and powerful elements of ChatGPT and other generative AI stand to transform our world. Jim Martin clarifies what a large language model like ChatGPT actually is, Diane Sieber urges the creation of norms around the usage of these tools while Tom Yeh focuses on its potential impacts on education. 



  • Jim Martin (Department of Computer Science and Institute of Cognitive Science), an expert on natural language processing and large language models
  • Diane Sieber (Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society), a pioneer in education bridging technology, humanities and arts
  • Tom Yeh (computer science), a leading researcher in human-computer interaction who has studied the use of generative AI in introductory programming and K-12 settings. 


  • Bobby Schnabel, external chair of computer science, founding director of the ATLAS Institute and former CEO of the Association for Computing Machinery.