We asked ChatGPT — an AI-powered chatbot — who should be on the Mt. Rushmore of Columbus, Ohio? Here’s what it said:
- James Thurber: A Columbus-born author best known for his cartoons published in The New Yorker.
- Eddie Rickenbacker: A highly decorated World War I fighter ace and a race car driver born in CBUS in 1890.
- Jesse Owens: A former OSU track star who won four gold medals and shattered world records at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
- Granville T. Woods: Sometimes called “Black Edison,” he made major technological and electrical contributions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
What local stand-outs do you think belong on CBUS’ Mt. Rushmore? Let us know, and we’ll report back.