What Is ChatGPT: 5 Fascinating Facts About It

Jan 25, 2023  9451 seen

What Is ChatGPT: 5 Fascinating Facts About It

What Is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT (Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer) is a complex machine learning model that can perform natural language generation (NLG) tasks with such precision that it can pass the Turing Test. Before 2022, ChatGPT was trained on massive amounts of unlabeled data scraped from the internet. With additional datasets labeled by humans, the model is constantly monitored and fine-tuned for specific language-oriented tasks.

ChatGPT excels at the following tasks: 


  • Providing answers to questions.

  • Completing a specific text or phrase.

  • Writing fiction and nonfiction content in response to prompts.

  • Creating chatbot responses that are human-like.

  • Making computer code.

  • Text translation from one language to another.

  • Calculations are being performed.

  • Summarizing a specific text.

  • Text is classified into different categories.

  • Text sentiment analysis.

  • Text generation for tables and spreadsheets that summarize data.

  • Conversationally responding to user input.


ChatGPT is built on a large language model (LLM) called GPT-3 (Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3). A large language model is a type of deep neural network that uses billions of parameters and is trained with petabytes of data. The model was developed by OpenAI, a research firm founded by Elon Musk.


How Was ChatGPT Trained?


GPT-3.5 was trained on massive amounts of code and information from the internet, including sources such as Reddit discussions, to assist ChatGPT in learning dialogue and achieving a human-like response style.

ChatGPT was also trained using human feedback (a technique known as Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback), which taught the AI what humans expected when they asked a question. This method of training the LLM is revolutionary because it goes beyond simply teaching the LLM to predict the next word.


5 Interesting ChatGPT Facts


Source: https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2023/01/23/microsoftandopenaiextendpartnership/

  1. Elon Musk discovered that OpenAI was using Twitter's database to train ChatGPT. He abruptly terminated the exercise. 

  2. ChatGPT can create text that appears human-like and engage users in conversation in a conversational manner.

  3. ChatGPT was developed and created by OpenAI, a global artificial intelligence research institute.

  4. ChatGPT can help you write code for apps and websites more easily. It is capable of quickly resolving difficult coding issues.

  5. Microsoft has announced a multibillion-dollar investment in OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT.


ChatGPT, a highly developed chatbot, can improve people's lives and assist with mundane daily tasks such as sending emails or searching the internet for solutions. To avoid unfavorable outcomes, such as the spread of false information, several technical issues must be resolved before it is widely used. AI and ML models frequently require extensive training and fine-tuning to perform optimally.