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Details on Conor O'Mahony's October/November 2023 Talks

A Topdown Look at ChatGPT

Presented by Conor O'Mahony

Join us for three Wednesday morning meetings in October and November 2023, presented in conjunction with the Lexington Computer and Technology Group

Wednesdays October 18, 25, and November 1, 10:00am - 11:30am ET.
Presented live in the Lexington Community Center and live online via Zoom.
These will be recorded for later viewing.

One of the problems in trying to understand how ChatGPT works is that we have all heard a variety of incomplete explanations and are left on our own to figure out the missing pieces. This set of talks will step back and introduce ChatGPT methodically by presenting a top-down look at ChatGPT. The talks will attempt to show how several different mechanisms are integrated together to yield the intelligent assistant we would all like to have.

If you're interested, the GPT in ChatGPT stands for Generative Pre-Trained Transformer.

October 18: How to Interact with ChatGPT

(no technical knowledge needed)

  • Introduction to ChatGPT
  • Prompt Engineering: Presenting Results so that you feel like you are in a conversation

October 25: How Smart is ChatGPT?

(no technical knowledge needed)

  • Training ChatGPT
  • Reasoning, Understanding, and Consciousness

November 1: How LLMs Work

(a technical presentation)

  • How LLMs, Large Language Models, work
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