3 March 2023
HKU-SCF FINTECH ACADEMY – A PUBLIC TALK ON CHATGPT “HOW DOES CHATGPT OBTAIN ITS ABILITY AND ITS IMPACTS”
Speaker: Dr Qi LIU, Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science , Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Abstract: ChatGPT has achieved phenomenal growth, gaining over 100 million monthly active users within just two months of its launch. Its potential to disrupt various fields, including information retrieval, virtual assistant, and programming, is significant.In this talk, Dr LIU will elaborate on the technology behind ChatGPT, which is based on large language models. He will discuss the evolution of ChatGPT from its predecessors such as GPT, GPT-2, GPT-3, and the most recent version, GPT-3.5. Furthermore, Dr. LIU will examine the vast and far-reaching impacts of ChatGPT. I will highlight the emergence of AI-first companies like Anthropic, Inflection AI, Cohere, and Reka, leveraging large language models to drive innovation in various fields. Additionally, He will explore how ChatGPT is set to transform education, search engines, and media, among other areas. Overall, the presentation will provide an in-depth look at ChatGPT, its technology, and its impact on various industries.