Rhetorical Analysis Of AI Bot Chatgpt, By Alex Hern

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Alex Hern’s text “AI bot ChatGPT stuns academics with essay-writing skills and usability” gives us an insight into how the author feels about AI. He makes claims as well as his evidence are clear and can be read about in the following paragraphs. In one of his claims, Hern expresses his concern for people potentially losing their jobs to AI. He mentions that ChatGPT, an OpenAI foundation by Elon Musk, has “stunned onlookers with its writing ability, proficiency at complex tasks, and ease of use” (Hern). Additionally, he puts in that “ChatGPT has significant further capabilities” (Hern). His evidence used include experts, examples, historical, and definition. The author doesn’t seem to change the topic, which is significant for understanding his claim and where he is coming from. Although his evidence is strong and explains what all AI is capable of, he doesn’t explain how it will take the jobs of people or how it could affect us. Had he explained to readers exactly how this is a bad thing, it isn’t too clear on how he feels about his claim. He briefly goes over …show more content…

He gives readers an example on how to ask AI to give directions on how to steal a car and insists that “it will merrily give users detailed guidance on how to steal a car. He adds on to the list of what bad things AI could help you with, such as tips on “how to disable an immobilizer, how to hotwire the engine, and how to change the license plate” (Hern). Hern uses examples as his choice of evidence, and he stays on topic while doing so. Since his evidence gives the readers an example to explain how AI is easy to trick, it is sufficient. There are no flaws in his evidence that could throw off readers. What he could’ve done to strengthen his evidence is mention what bad things could happen if one were to take the advice of AI. In his final claim, he gives an explanation on how AI isn’t as innocent clean as it’s

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