How ChatGPT rewired the tech world
The lay of the Big Tech landscape has profoundly shifted in the year since OpenAI released ChatGPT on Nov. 30, 2022.
Why it matters: Tech's own innovation — rather than government or any other external force — has once again driven a massive transformation of the industry.
By contrast, five years of techlash — including hundreds of congressional hearings and bills, a barrage of lawsuits and precipitous drops in public trust — failed to unseat, or even slow, any of the industry's five dominating companies.
Of note: Two previous industry-led waves of new tech — the cryptocurrency-Web3 vision and the...