Showing posts from April, 2010

ChatGPT - How Long Till They Realize I’m a Robot?

I tried it first on December 2nd... ...and slowly the meaning of it started to sink in. It's January 1st and as the new year begins, my future has never felt so hazy. It helps me write code. At my new company I'm writing golang, which is new for me, and one day on a whim I think "hmmm maybe ChatGPT will give me some ideas about the library I need to use." Lo-and-behold it knew the library. It wrote example code. It explained each section in just enough detail. I'm excited....It assists my users. I got a question about Dockerfiles in my teams oncall channel. "Hmmm I don't know the answer to this either"....ChatGPT did. It knew the commands to run. It knew details of how it worked. It explained it better and faster than I could have. Now I'm nervous....It writes my code for me. Now I'm hearing how great Github Copilot is - and it's built by OpenAI too...ok I guess I should give it a shot. I install it, and within minutes it'

Absolute Java 3rd Edition Solutions!

Hey new Programmers, I learned Java last summer by teaching myself with the help of Absolute Java 3rd Edition, and I got up to chapter 11 before beginning my CPSC degree at University of Calgary in September. I was very thorough, and I completed almost every one of the Programming Projects (except for a few trivial problems) up to Chapter 11. Now, those solutions have been made available on a new page on this blog! Look to the right sidebar to find the link, or click here .