The fast pace of AI change is an illusion

AI doesn’t advance with big breakthroughs that instantly change everything. OpenAI changed everything because it made generative AI tools available to the public and to developers. It was the public access to AI that changed everything, not a sudden set of breakthroughs specific to OpenAI.

Read my Computerworld column debunking hyperbolic rumors about OpenAI's Q* and setting the context for the actual slow pace of change in the AI field