They are getting surprisingly good. They can be surprisingly bad at times. But wow, the progress has been unreal. I’ve heard Google is getting worried on the impact it will eventually have to search. As a programmer, after using ChatGPT to explain some code snippets for me, I’m beginning to think that stackoverflow.com’s days are numbered. (nothing soon, but that day WILL come).
I started getting into learning ML/AI stuff 6-7 years ago while at Oracle. I told people that when Skynet goes active I want to be considered a friendly.