Imagine a near-future where it is impossible to tell if a piece of writing was produced by a human or a machine. What are the consequences? Since its release in November 2022, ChatGPT has prompted widespread debates about how generative artificial intelligence systems will transform the ways humans communicate and interact with information.

In this session, we will cover the basics of how ChatGPT operates, the benefits and risks of generative AI models, and how these new systems will affect the communications environment.