AI Adoption Hits Warp Speed

Generative AI tools like ChatGPT reached mass adoption extremely quickly in 2023, transforming the AI industry and resetting expectations for the pace of adoption of new technologies.


  • ChatGPT was launched in November 2022 and became the fastest growing web app ever within 2 months.
  • Microsoft and Google announced plans in February 2023 to incorporate chatbots into search, reimagining interactions with the internet.
  • They have since incorporated chatbot assistants into office software used by billions to summarize content, draft documents and emails, and more.
  • Microsoft and Meta released AI image generation models that let users create shareable images of anything instantly.
  • Google's new phones use AI to edit photos.
  • Radical new AI tech went from prototype to mass adoption faster than any prior technology.
  • Billions have now used some form of AI; questions remain about its impact and what the future looks like.
  • 2023 set the stage with astonishing growth; the challenge now is figuring out exactly what we have unleashed.


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