This morning TechCrunch covered an interesting round for Copy.ai, a startup that utilizes GPT-3 to help other business with their composing tasks. GPT-3, or Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3, is a piece of AI from the OpenAI group that takes text from the user, and composes a lot more for them.
As part of the procedure of covering the Copy.ai round, I got captured up in the idea of AI-powered writing. I’ve long been more curious than afraid of automated writing. When the Copy group explained their extremely positive impressions of the GPT-3 AI writing tool to TechCrunch throughout an interview, I was intrigued.
To scratch this newly-formed itch, I doodled around this morning with a competitor of sorts to the Copy team, Headlime. And, freaking heck am I am pleased at what folks have managed to build around the GPT-3 technology.
Sure, GPT-3 can include words to a prompt. The innovation can do a lot more than that. The GPT-3-powered Headlime managed to not only write some medium-good stuff for me, but likewise managed generate ideas worrying my reporting beat that were in my head however not in the prompts I offered.
I can’t do much better than simply show you what I mean. So, here’s what happened when I used Headlime for the very first time, sans assist.
Here’s the very first thing that Headlime revealed me, a language selector and a request for a description of the post that I wished to compose. I decided to press the system a bit by just telling it about a piece I need to write in light of today’s market action:
Ha ha, I thought, that will kick it in the teeth and I, a biped of intelligent meat twisted around some calcium sticks, will feel grossly superior to the computer system player. I hit go and then understood that I actually needed to provide 500 characters
of stuff, so I babbled for a bit to fill in needed length: Time for the next step! Striking the button brought up a list of possible headings for the post I was helping develop, which were truthfully not terrible:
Fair enough, yeah? At this moment I was starting to end up being satisfied. I selected the first headline as
it was my favorite and moved along.
Next came the work to get an introduction created for the post, a procedure that involved the difficult work of clicking a button: Here are the options proffered: Again, okay. What struck me about these are not simply small variations on each other. They are structured differently, taking various angles on what I was halfway speaking about in the 500 characters of bilge I had actually fed into the system. I was starting to want that I had actually provided GPT-3 a bit more to work with
up top, as it was attempting its best after I had clearly not. Introduction chosen, I was brought into a CMS of sorts, where our selected bits were included, and your humble servant was asked to
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“sizes=”( max-width: 680px) 100vw, 680px”/ > I was happy to require, only for the system to stop me and provide to take control of: Having exactly no idea what a credit is, or what two of them cost as I was on a complimentary trial of sorts, I hit the”Write for me”button. This is what came out: Look at how it finished that sentence I began, even after I utilized em-dashes! The software application gets the next sentence backwards, but is right back on the horse afterwards talking about how higher rate of interest make exotic financial investment classes like venture capital less attractive! I was gobsmacked. I will keep playing with the tech and the different software wrappers that are being built to productize GPT-3. More notes to come. However I wished to stop briefly and share my preliminary delight. This is cool. I can’t recall the last time that technology really shocked me. Well played GPT-3, you’re remarkable.
Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.