2023: the year of the AI boom

This year, generative artificial intelligence bypassed the metaverse and became the next big thing in tech

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This year we got closer to blurring the lines between man and machine
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Generative artificial intelligence hit the scene in 2023 and quickly became the next big thing in tech. ChatGPT, an advanced chatbot created by OpenAI, a former nonprofit turned tech-industry unicorn, was at the center of the enthusiasm for AI. The company had a busy year, including sparking an AI arms race and co-founder Sam Altman's near ouster

Here's a look at how generative AI took over the tech industry in 2023: 

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