It's difficult not to be caught up repeatedly on what ChatGPT is doing โ€“ or actually, not yet done โ€“ to the market. Behind this current craze, there's the logic of dealing with hype, as defined by the Gartner Hype Cycle framework. And I realize that although I frequently refer to this framework, I've never fully explained why it's useful and its limits.

โฎ [ Looking back at ] technology, hype, and predictions
You were probably (hopefully?) off the internet for a few weeks. This gives me a fantastic opportunity to look back at what I wrote these last months and kick off September with a curated list of a few articles that you might have missed.

Let's repair this, shall we?