Category Archives: TRENDING

WFH cashiers are Zooming in to assist you

WFH cashiers are Zooming in to assist you

There are some NYC food joints where you can’t fist bump the cashier, even if you’re a regular. AI startup founder Brett Goldstein recently made a viral observation on X that the person taking his order at Japanese fried chicken restaurant Sansan Chicken was located on a different continent. Cashiers at Sansan Chicken and locations of two…Continue Reading »

Software finds students wrote 22+ million papers with AI last year

Software finds students wrote 22+ million papers with AI last year

The hardest worker in academia today is ChatGPT. Over the last year, high school and college students turned in over 22 million papers that used some form of generative AI, according to data from Turnitin, which detects plagiarism and AI in schoolwork. It’s been about a year and a half since generative AI tools like ChatGPT flooded…Continue Reading »

Less coursework, more benchwork: Gen Z goes to trade school

Less coursework, more benchwork: Gen Z goes to trade school

Back-to-school shopping this year might entail a tool belt and goggles instead of textbooks and binders. Enrollment at US community colleges focused on vocational skills rose 16% in 2023 to its highest level since 2018, according to National Student Clearinghouse data. The number of students enrolled in four-year colleges rose just 0.8%. Gen Z is…Continue Reading »