CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — From ChatGPT to Google’s Bard, artificial intelligence, or AI, is everywhere, but West Virginians don’t seem to get the hype.
According to a study by YACSS, an AI-powered website building, West Virginia is the second state least obsessed with AI.
Mississippi is the state with the lowest average monthly searches per 100,000 people. The Magnolia State has an average of 332 people per 100,000 searching for AI, according to the study.
The Mountain State is right behind Mississippi, with 392.
Here is a list of the least AI-obsessed states:
- Mississippi – 332
- West Virginia – 392
- Wyoming – 432
- South Dakota – 440
- Louisiana – 445
- Kentucky – 454
- Arkansas – 456
- New Mexico – 465
- Montana – 468
- South Carolina – 483
The study says they used search data for AI-related terms like ChatGPT over the past 12 months in the U.S.
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