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27 October 2020

GPT3 could revolutionise how business can use AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is bounding ahead. Powerful tools such as the Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3, also known as GPT3, have near limitless access to computing power using scalable cloud infrastructure. Software developers have rapidly climbed the ladder from simple “if this, then that” type automation through to powerful chatbots that can mimic human responses and intelligence in attempts to deliver general AI. OpenAI, a Silicon Valley non-profit founded by Elon Musk and other entrepreneurs, created GPT3 – a powerful natural language processing (NLP) AI that uses deep learning to produce human-like responses to text queries and to solve problems using natural language. The Guardian recently published an essay written completely using GPT3, asking the software to convince people that robots come in peace. Although the article probably doesn’t have aspiring writers quaking in their boots, such an undertaking would have been impossible just a year ago and the stuff of fantasy just a year or two before that. But this ...

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