Westminster students, Carmen Borrelli and Felipe Capuano Papadimitriu recently had the chance to interview the multi-award winning educational technologist Russell Stannard on ChatGPT for a project linked to Themes in Contemporary Hispanic Studies. The Level 6 students had their interview published in the Spanish national newspaper La Vanguardia.
In this incredible interview, many interesting points are talked about but in particular they highlight how ChatGPT should be a friend and not an enemy. The article published on La Vanguardia holds great importance in its ability to raise awareness and challenge new attitudes towards AI. By advocating for the acceptance and embrace of ChatGPT, Russell Stannard shed light on its potential as a friend rather than something to be feared or rejected.
Russell Stannard, an esteemed figure in the realm of AI and education, has consistently pushed the boundaries of technological advancements and their applications in teaching and learning. His perspective is particularly enlightening as he urges us to consider ChatGPT as a friend. He highlights the potential of this advanced language model to provide companionship, especially for those who may feel isolated or lonely.
Carmen and Felipe deserve applause for initiating meaningful discussions surrounding the implications of AI. They address concerns about human interaction and emphasize the need for responsible AI development and usage. Not only have they dived into such interesting topics but have written the article in spanish showcasing their fantastic language skills. This amazing article, that was published was for a project linked to themes in contemporary Hispanic studies and all we can say is, Well done!!
By Tamara Mpofu-Manyanda