We’ve been told for a whole year that ChatGPT’s secret sauce was extensive fine-tuning with “reinforcement learning from human feedback,” involving a lot of back-and-forth with testers (some of them underpaid Kenyans), and that made it much better than any competitor — which it was.
Now it turns out that the chatbot went from idea to launch in a couple of weeks, in a panic over Anthropic preparing to launch its own product? How is that even possible? 🙃
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