- Amazon’s bookstore, OpenAI’s ChatGPT, has become a familiar presence for a hot new author.
- Chatbots are credited authors or co-authors of over 200 paperbacks and e-books.
- One expert told Reuters he feared the trend would flood the market with low-quality books.
ChatGPT seems to have become a prolific author.
At the time of this writing, the topical chatbot developed by OpenAI is credited as author or co-author of over 200 paperback and e-books in Amazon bookstores.number first reported Reuters.
According to Reuters, Amazon’s policy does not require users to disclose its use of AI, so the actual number of books created by chatbots may be much higher.
There are several books that guide you in using chatbots. His one paperback, “ChatGPT on ChatGPT: The AI Explains Itself,” in which Bot is listed as a co-author, is described as “completely written” by an AI bot. The Kindle version is free, but paper bag It costs $11.99.
Another popular genre is children’s books written by ChatGPT and drawn by other AI programs. Ammaar Reshi, a product design manager at a San Francisco-based financial tech firm, told Insider that using ChatGPT and his Midjourney he wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 72 hours. Told.
Reshi self-published “Alice and Sparkle” as a free paperback on Amazon’s Bookstore. service It’s called KDP. The book went viral on Twitter after suffering a violent backlash from its creators. Some were upset about how the AI image generator used their work, while others took issue with the quality of the writing.
Writers group Mary Laisenberger told Reuters: “This is something we really have to worry about. These books will flood the market and many writers will lose their jobs. sho,” he said.
Rasenberger told the news agency that he fears that using AI to automate creative writing risks commoditizing the process and producing too many low-quality books. rice field.
“We need transparency from authors and platforms about how these books are made,” she said.
Representatives for Amazon and OpenAI did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment outside of normal business hours.