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How to Detect AI Content Using Excel

For people that are looking to detect AI generated content in cells in Excel this guide and template is for you. Use this free “unsupported” demonstration of how to detect AI generated content in Excel using our API to craft your own custom workflow. 

Jonathan Gillham

For people that are looking to detect AI generated content in cells in Excel this guide and template is for you. 

Use this free “unsupported” demonstration of how to detect AI generated content in Excel using our API to craft your own custom workflow. 

Here is the developer explaining the tool…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has permeated almost every field imaginable, and the world of content is no exception. Today, AI's ability to generate human-like text is uncanny and growing rapidly. With this evolution, we are faced with new challenges – like determining the authenticity of the content we interact with. That's where Originality.ai comes into play. 

Originality.ai is an innovative tool designed to verify the originality of content and determine if it was AI-generated or human-written. Its powerful API allows developers to integrate it into a variety of applications, enhancing their ability to authenticate content. This blog post presents a practical guide on how to use Originality.ai through a simple Excel template to ensure content originality.

How Does Originality.ai Work?

Originality.ai uses advanced AI models trained on vast datasets to identify subtle patterns that distinguish AI-generated text from human-authored content. By making a call to the Originality.ai API, you can scan any text and receive an 'AI Score', among other parameters, indicating the likelihood of the content being machine-generated.

The Role of Excel in Detecting AI-Generated Content

Excel, being an accessible and versatile tool, can be an excellent platform to interface with the Originality.ai API. With a bit of VBA scripting, we can use Excel to input our data, make calls to the API, and display the results all in one place.

Utilizing the Excel Template: A Step-by-Step Guide

Now, let's dive into how to use our Excel template to harness the power of Originality.ai. The template already contains the necessary VBA script and a pre-configured layout to present the results.

Step 1: Obtain API Key

Log into your Originality.ai account and retrieve your API key. This key is unique to your account and is used to authenticate your requests to the API.

Step 2: Insert API Key into Excel Template

Open the Excel template and navigate to the 'Dashboard' worksheet. Input your API key into cell B2.

Inserting API Key into Excel Template

Step 3: Prepare Your Data

Go to the 'AI-Scan' worksheet. Here, each row represents a unique piece of content to be analyzed. The content should be inputted in column B, with optional titles in column A.

Step 4: Run the Script

On the 'AI-Scan' worksheet, there's a button titled 'AI Scan'. Click this button to start the analysis. Behind the scenes, the VBA script retrieves the API key, loops over each row of data, and makes a POST request to the Originality.ai API for each piece of content.

Run the Script

Step 5: Review the Results

Once the script finishes running, you'll see the results of the analysis filled in columns C to M for each row. This includes a timestamp of the scan, a public link to the results, the 'AI Score', and other informative parameters.

Now you have an accessible and user-friendly tool to detect AI-generated content, ensuring the authenticity of the content you handle. As AI technologies continue to evolve, tools like Originality.ai and this Excel template will become increasingly crucial in our quest for content originality. Happy analyzing!

Jonathan Gillham

Founder / CEO of Originality.AI I have been involved in the SEO and Content Marketing world for over a decade. My career started with a portfolio of content sites, recently I sold 2 content marketing agencies and I am the Co-Founder of MotionInvest.com, the leading place to buy and sell content websites. Through these experiences I understand what web publishers need when it comes to verifying content is original. I am not For or Against AI content, I think it has a place in everyones content strategy. However, I believe you as the publisher should be the one making the decision on when to use AI content. Our Originality checking tool has been built with serious web publishers in mind!

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