Can ChatGPT Edit?

I finally tried it.

Chris Weber
5 min readJan 3, 2023
Photo by Andrea De Santis on Unsplash

As I write this, I have a poll running on Twitter. I asked my friends if they would use artificial intelligence to finish a novel.

ChatGPT told me to do this.

Not verbatim… I asked it how to get more social media interactions. One idea was to start a poll.

I have been writing about AI for a while now. Not as a proponent. I worried when I first heard of computers that could write. I started adding this fear into my novel.

I decided that there was only one way I could confront my fear. I had to face it head-on. I started writing about AI.

As a fan of science fiction and a communication scholar, I have been trained to look ahead. I wanted to know what ChatGPT was capable of. I have seen some flash fiction from this animal. I was less than impressed.

The first question I asked ChatGPT was simple. It is a question I have asked Google many times before. I asked it how to get more…



Chris Weber

Measuring the gravity in collisions of technology and news. I'm diving into the intricate world of media to untangle Earth's most captivating stories.