GitHub Copilot: Fatally Flawed or the Future of Software Development?

Leaked secrets, broken licenses, and the perils of AI-assisted coding

Matthew MacDonald
Jul 20 · 8 min read
Illustration by Maria Shukshina from Ouch!

Even for the tech world, the hype around GitHub Copilot is extreme. Its early invitation-only previews have stirred up a mix of excitement, paranoia, and panic. On the plus side, Copilot makes surprisingly astute…