First came ChatGPT. Then came the over-the-top sales pitches.

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The software marketplace-and-review website G2 reported this year that out of 145,000 software products, the top three fastest-growing ones are AI tools. And a target market, it appears, is higher education. Vendors have rapidly rolled out products geared for various college operations. In a poll of more than 700 LinkedIn members, 55 percent reported receiving multiple pitches a week, or having ‘lost count.’ Their roles ran the gamut: Admissions director. Ph.D. student. Associate director for equity and inclusion. Chief budget officer. Research analyst. Assistant vice president for facilities services. Assistant athletics director.”

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