In July, San Francisco-based OpenAI stunned everyone with the capabilities of its AI language model, the GPT-3. The text generator can pen fiction, compose poetry and write business memos — all without any human intervention. Simply put, it is being seen as a tool that brings machines a wee bit closer to mimicking human intelligence. A look at how AI has come this far.The GPT-3, or Generative Pre-training Transformer 3, can use half a sentence as input and type out the rest correctly. It doesn’t stop at that. The text predictor can then type out a whole para, or a book, that make logical sense. The GPT-3, however, lacks the ability to reason abstractly. It is at a loss when faced with new ideas. First, what is the big fuss really?