A Quick Confession: I am Addicted To ChatGPT

Adebayo Adeniran
4 min readMay 22

And fascinated by what the contraption had to say about my addiction.

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I am currently building an Insurance start up company and suffice it to say that it has been a long, and arduous journey.

In trying to get the business off the ground, I have learnt what it means to bootstrap when the means through which funds can be raised are few and far between.

It is also worth pointing out that this writer has been so preoccupied with reading all of the top players who have built and run very successful start ups than ever before.

And this new found obsession with reading everything related to the industry of my start up has led me down the path of ChatGPT.


Yes seriously.

Anyone who has read any of my posts will readily appreciate the point being made here: I have been quite scathing of the latest contraption from the wonderful world of AI.

This author did follow the path of Yuval Noah Hariri and Elon Musk in denouncing everything related to artificial intelligence and its potential threat to humanity.

And yet my life has been completely upended by ChatGPT.

Despite having all of the requisite tools at my disposal, I had been unable to write the much needed business plan to take things to the very next level.

And all it took for me to kick start the process was adopting this piece of technology and what it gave me provided the much needed impetus to start and finish the business plan.

And my life has never been the same ever since.

ChatGPT is the best thing since sliced bread.

Scratch that.

ChatGPT is the best thing ever.

For every thought that I have had about any concept or idea, ChatGPT has been the go-to guide.

But I also decided to put the question to ChatGPT itself about my new found addiction and here’s what it had to say:

Dependency on Technology: It suggests a heavy reliance on technology and an excessive need for digital interactions. It could mean that the individual finds it difficult to disengage from…

Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible