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Generative AI and Local Governments

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When he first heard news reports about ChatGPT and its powers to search the internet and create readable text, rhymes, and fanciful tales, Micah Gaudet immediately saw the use for entertaining his eight-year-old son with “corny dad jokes and little bedtime stories.”

But within weeks, as deputy manager of the fast-growing City of Maricopa, Arizona, he started imagining ways to use this newly available form of artificial intelligence (AI) in his work as deputy city manager and chief public safety officer.

  • Publication date: April 2024
  • Authors: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene