General Meeting Topic – September 2023

AI – A Closer Look

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Presented by Bob Gostischa, APCUG Speaker’s Bureau & Avast Security Evangelist

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad field that includes developing intelligent systems that can perform tasks that typically require human-level intelligence, such as learning, reasoning, perception, and natural language processing. Many different AI tools can be used for various applications, including chat, audio, video, and other aspects of AI.

The presentation is split between hands-on and videos.

Bob Gostischa will be talking about the hottest topics in AI right now, ChatGPT, Bard,  and DALL-E.

After a successful career in banking, Bob enjoys his retirement as an enthusiastic IT security expert who gives many presentations to tech groups in the United States and Canada. Bob is a member of Avast’s website discussion and help forum, helping with security-related and general computer issues since 2004. He has contributed over 47,800 forum interactions. Gostischa also hosts a popular blog at and has a Protecting Your Privacy & Security YouTube channel at You can reach his YouTube home page at