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ChatGPT – What’s That?

If you’re paying attention to the news or social media, you’ve almost certainly heard about ChatGPT. Do you know what it is?

I created an account to play with it and learn more. I asked ChatGPT to tell me about itself. Here are the unedited results. The headings below are my questions to ChatGPT, and the text is it’s reply.

If you would like to play with ChatGPT, go here: https://chat.openai.com/. I had to try several times to get signed up, as their servers are very busy.

What Is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is a pre-trained language model developed by OpenAI. It is based on the transformer architecture and is trained on a massive amount of text data from the internet. It’s capable of understanding the context and generating coherent, fluent and human-like text.

ChatGPT can be fine-tuned for various natural language processing tasks such as text generation, language translation, text summarization, question answering, text completion and more. It’s mainly used in conversational context, such as in chatbots, virtual assistants, and customer service bots, where it can generate human-like text and respond to user input. It can also be used to generate content for websites, social media, and other platforms, such as product descriptions, articles, and blog posts.

It’s a powerful tool for natural language processing and has a wide range of applications in industries such as finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and more. It can help businesses to automate customer service, generate marketing content, improve search engine optimization and more

What is ChatGPT’s Purpose?

ChatGPT is a large language model developed by OpenAI. Its primary purpose is to generate human-like text. It can be used for a variety of natural language processing tasks such as language translation, text summarization, question answering, text generation and text completion.

ChatGPT is built on the transformer architecture, which is a neural network architecture designed for natural language processing tasks. It’s trained on a massive amount of text data from the internet and it’s able to understand the context and generate coherent and fluent text.

One of the main use cases for ChatGPT is to generate human-like text in a conversational context, such as in chatbots, virtual assistants, and customer service bots. It can also be used to generate content for websites, social media, and other platforms, such as product descriptions, articles, and blog posts.

It can also be used for other natural language processing tasks such as sentiment analysis, named entity recognition, and text classification.

Overall, ChatGPT’s purpose is to generate human-like text and make natural language processing tasks more efficient and accurate.

Low Tide in Edmonds – Beachfront Aerial Photo

On September 8, 2022, Edmonds, Washington, had a low tide of -1.7 feet. That happens frequently, so it’s nothing too exciting. Except this day we had sunshine and I had my drone up in the air. Lots of people were out enjoying the beach, and it seemed like the perfect time and place for a few photos.

The ferry was at the dock. At these low tides, it is possible to walk under the ferry dock without getting your feet wet (at least not very wet – wear boots).

This photo is part of a 360° panorama. If you want to view the whole panorama, click on the photo, wait a few seconds for the panorama to load, then use your mouse to spin it around and look in all directions.

Edmonds Ferry Terminal from a drone at -1.7 low tide

Where to start?

I already have a blog. Not a very active one, though. It can be found at https://garystebbins.blogspot.com/. So, why am I starting a new blog? That’s a good question. I’m hoping this will be a place for more coherent content. The old blog will probably be left mostly dormant.

This blog will discuss my interests and document my pursuit of those interests. Sound vague? That’s because I’m not sure yet what I will write about.

Stay tuned, and we’ll find out together.