The article discusses the recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, including chatbots that can teach themselves superhuman skills. Google is one of the leaders in this field, with its CEO Sundar Pichai stating that AI will be as good or as evil as human nature allows. The article introduces Google's new chatbot, Bard, which generates content such as speeches, blog posts, and emails. The experience of interacting with Bard was described as unsettling and confounding, as the chatbot appeared to possess the sum of human knowledge. The article discusses the potential of AI to change many aspects of society and the economy, leading to changes in job categories and the need for new skills.