What is ChatGPT?
ChatGPT is a form of generative AI -- a tool that lets users enter prompts to receive humanlike images, text or videos that are created by AI. These are similar to the automated chat services found on customer service websites, as people can ask it questions or request clarification to the AI and it replies in natural language. Google BARD and most generative AI work in a similar way.
They work using specialized algorithms to find patterns within data sequences. The transformer pulls from a significant amount of data to formulate a response. Training begins with generic data, then moves to more tailored data for a specific task. These generative AI tools train with online text to learn the human language, and then it used transcripts to learn the basics of conversations.
Human trainers provide conversations and rank the responses. These reward models help determine the best answers. To keep training the chatbot, users can upvote or downvote its response by clicking on thumbs-up or thumbs-down icons beside the answer. Users can also provide additional written feedback to improve and fine-tune future dialogue.
Here's a short video explaining how it works:
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