If you’re just starting out exploring AI, you might want to take a look at some of these tools to get your feet wet. They are listed on this site.
When it comes to generating content, using AI tools can be more efficient and effective than trying to directly access generative models. AI tools are designed to simplify the process of generating content, making it accessible to a wider range of users. They also provide a more user-friendly interface, allowing users to easily input their desired parameters and receive output that meets their needs.
Additionally, AI tools often have built-in safeguards to prevent the generation of inappropriate or offensive content, which can be a concern when accessing generative models directly. Overall, using AI tools can save time and effort while still producing high-quality content.
Exploring some of these tools (the free ones, of course) can give you a good feel for what AI can do very easily with the right software interface. Have fun!
Dr. Garrett is Professor Emeritus of Management Information Systems at Eastern Illinois University, where he has been on the faculty for the past 33 years. Now in retirement, he still teaches a course in advanced networking and also develops and teaches courses in online instruction for the University of Illinois at Springfield. He has worked in education as a high school teacher and administrator, a community college dean, and at various other administrative and faculty positions in higher education. In addition, he has extensive experience in networking and programming, having worked as a systems engineer for several years, He is the author of 6 books and over 4 dozen academic and scholarly articles.