The Rise of Autonomous AI Agents

Nope, this isn’t about automating your Tesla, this is about a gazillion little specialized artificial intelligence agents running your life.

Pam Baker, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2023

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During all the handwringing over the specter of a single, very big AI model becoming conscious and ruling over all of mankind, few noticed the multiple popups of tiny, specialized AI agents that can run an individuals’ life.

Here we’re talking about the often anonymous, autonomous AI agents that tend to work largely unobtrusively and unnoticed until OpenAI widened the spotlight with its recent announcement of a store full of micro GPTs.

Soon, an army of autonomous AI agents will be all up in your business, literally, and your life. That being the case, let’s take a look at what these truly are and whether they are friend, foe, or frenemy. At least now that we’re removing their invisibility shields, you’re more likely to see them coming.

About the Author(s)

Pam Baker

Contributing Writer

A prolific writer and analyst, Pam Baker's published work appears in many leading publications. She's also the author of several books, the most recent of which are "Decision Intelligence for Dummies" and "ChatGPT For Dummies." Baker is also a popular speaker at technology conferences and a member of the National Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Internet Press Guild.

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