In the past few months, you likely have heard more and more about ChatGPT and AI, concepts that may sound foreign or even outlandish. Today we are going to walk through some common terms surrounding ChatGPT and AI, their uses, and how they will be transforming the world.
Before we begin, let’s break down some terms in the space as they can sometimes be confusing or difficult to understand.
AI (artificial intelligence): AI or artificial intelligence is essentially what it sounds like. Computers are programmed in such a way that they can handle complex tasks that would normally require human intelligence. These tasks include recognizing images, understanding language, or even making decisions.
Generative AI: A type of artificial intelligence, generative AI is specialized in creating something new, usually based on a large database of information. These can be images, text, or music and it is all done without explicitly teaching the computer how to make each variation. Think of it as the computer being able to come up with ideas on its own.
Machine Learning: Another type of artificial intelligence, machine learning involves the computer “learning” through large amounts of data and then using it to make decisions or provide recommendations. Essentially, it is when a computer can learn from experience. For example, the thrivXR Bot Boxer uses machine learning to learn your movement patterns and dodge your punches, increasing the difficulty as you improve.
ChatGPT: ChatGPT is a generative AI platform developed by OpenAI. While there are many generative AIs currently released or in development, ChatGPT is the most popular and sees the most mainstream attention.
As I already mentioned, at thrivXR we do take advantage of AI and machine learning in our machines to improve the user experience. Other uses for these technologies are numerous and wide reaching. From handling incomprehensible amounts of data and generating new images or text to making thoughtful and data driven decisions, AI is going to become a necessity in the future.
ChatGPT currently sits at 1.16 billion users as of April 2023. That’s not a typo, it has garnered over a billion users since its launch on November 30, 2022. With this sudden attention on ChatGPT, countless new AI applications have been developed as more and more people see the value of it. AI is guaranteed to become a part of everyday life and that makes it important to start learning about it now. At thrivXR, we are at the forefront of this development, already equipped with AI and machine learning integrated into our extended reality workouts. We use AI to improve our fitness and gaming experiences by customizing the workout to match each player’s ability.
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By Jacob Smith