Here's a fun fact: OpenAI's GPT-3 is actually a family of models, Ada, Babbage, Curie and Davinci that have different capabilities and speed. While Davinci gets most of the attention, the other models are amazing in their own way. Davinci is the most generally-capable model that’s exceptional at intuiting what someone wants to accomplish while … Continue reading Overclocking OpenAI’s GPT-3
When the first demos of GPT-3 content started to circulate it showed the amazing potential for a really smart language model to generate text and do cool things. Yet despite all the attention GPT-3 has been getting there’s one other aspect of it made available by OpenAI that’s been almost completely overlooked: Semantic Search. The … Continue reading The best kept secret about OpenAI’s GPT-3
OpenAI’s API allows for incredibly intelligent text comprehension and transformation. For fun I made a little application that takes a transcript or script and turns it into a narrative structure for a novel and vice versa. This means that you can input dialog and add some simple instructions and get a narrative form back (and … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Turn a script into a novel (and vice versa)
OpenAI’s API is incredibly versatile at comprehending text and completing passages, finding data and generating new information. For fun I wanted to see what would happen if I supplied it with a different kind of text data: Emojis. Emojis are interesting because they can convey information visually and are understood around the world regardless of … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Emoji storytelling 🤖
I’d like to show one of the API’s other superpowers: Its ability to expand a small thought into a larger expression.
Will artificial intelligence ever write a novel? I believe the answer is "Yes."
A few years ago I built an app for dictation that was intended to solve one of the biggest frustrations I had with other dictation applications: They didn’t handle punctuation. As a writer I dreamed about just speaking my stories aloud, but the cold hard reality was that until recently, every dictation application required you … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Smart Formatting and Code Creation
OpenAI’s API is incredibly adept at picking up patterns in text. From determining the format to the context, it only takes a little bit of input to get amazing results. In another post I showed how the API was able to complete lists of fictional characters, determining that it’s a list, a list of DC … Continue reading OpenAI API Alchemy: Summarization
A few months ago a remarkable thing happened: I got a glimpse of the future. OpenAI, a group of artificial intelligence researchers working towards developing benevolent AI gave me early access to a new API they were developing that would allow developers to utilize the most powerful text generator ever. For background, a text generator … Continue reading The AI Channels project
1. Noise-cancelling headphones I use my Apple AirPods Pro whenever I want to tune out the world. They’re not cheap (around $250), but they’re an important part of my writing process. They make external noises much quieter and keep me very focused. They’re great on an airplane and wonderful just sitting in a room by … Continue reading My 7 Favorite Writing Tools