By Walt Hickey Homework One of the most immediate uses for large language models has been for students who want to just crank out workable answers for homework assignments they don’t want to do. There are already lots of companies that specialize in workable answers to homework assignments for students who don’t want to do homework, and one of them is Chegg, which describes itself as a “connected learning platform” — hey, we all gotta find a way to look the guy we see in the mirror in the eye, you do you Chegg. In a bombshell earnings report, Chegg revealed yesterday that ChatGPT and the like have been absolutely hammering its business, with revenue down 7 percent year over year, subscribers to its subscription service down 5 percent. Its stock dropped as much as
I think my pass for DB was like $40 in 1994. Lots of fun riding around as a teenager.