OpenAI introduced its new customized chatbot options at its first ever developer convention, OpenAI DevDay, in San Francisco. “You possibly can construct a GPT—a custom-made model of ChatGPT—for nearly something,” Sam Altman, OpenAI’s CEO, stated on the occasion. “As a result of they mix directions, expanded information, and actions, they are often extra useful to you.”
The corporate stated at this time that greater than 2 million builders and over 92 % of Fortune 500 firms are utilizing its APIs, which offer entry to ChatGPT or the underlying text- and image-generating expertise in a roundabout way. OpenAI says ChatGPT now has round 100 million weekly lively customers. “A couple of yr in the past, we shipped ChatGPT as a low-key analysis preview—and that went fairly nicely,” Altman stated. “OpenAI is essentially the most superior and widely-used AI platform on this planet now.”
Within the yr since ChatGPT was launched, the bot has nearly upended the tech trade. Google and different Massive Tech firms have reorganized their operations to concentrate on constructing related AI instruments. Dozens of well-funded startups now supply various AI fashions. And governments have felt compelled to make moves aimed at mitigating misuse of highly effective fashions.
The brand new customized chatbots might see OpenAI leap forward of its AI opponents as soon as extra, in the event that they change into common. The corporate at this time additionally introduced a brand new model of its strongest text-generation mannequin, referred to as GPT-4 Turbo, which incorporates more moderen info from as much as April 2023. ChatGPT might beforehand draw on info from solely as much as 2021, as a result of that’s when the information used to coach the underlying AI mannequin was collected. An improve in September allowed ChatGPT to entry some more moderen info by shopping the online.
GPT-4 Turbo may also be capable of absorb bigger quantities of textual content—equal to 300 pages—to make use of as directions or to work with, permitting it to look and synthesize info from extra paperwork. OpenAI additionally says its APIs will now enable fashions to simply accept and generate photographs and audio in the identical method ChatGPT was recently upgraded to take in images. And it says that it minimize the costs of all its APIs, making the fee for utilizing its most superior mannequin between a half and a 3rd of what it beforehand was.