July/August 2023

Features

Departments

HAL the Actuary?
Up To Code

HAL the Actuary?

July/August 2023
By David Driscoll
This Up to Code piece examines various professionalism considerations of the use of large language models like ChatGPT.

ChatGPT—Understanding the Model
professionalism

ChatGPT—Understanding the Model

July/August 2023
By Brian Jackson
The recent emergence of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools like OpenAI’s ChatGPT has stimulated considerable discussion about how these technologies can be used by actuaries when providing professional services.

Radio Contests
Puzzles

Radio Contests

By Josh Feldman
Growing up in the ’80s in St. Louis, radio was king. Before the iPod, YouTube, or even Napster, the best way to listen to music was on the radio.

On Plastics
End Paper

On Plastics

By Sam Gutterman
I was with my family in Miami Beach. Beginning to swim in the Atlantic Ocean, I not only waded through a big clump of seaweed, but also a patch of plastic bags and candy wrappers.