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    Talk Length: 30 mins

Embracing Skynet - An exploration of GPT-3 and its potential applications

GPT-3 or Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3) is an autoregressive language model that uses deep learning to produce human-like text.

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be accepted into the developer beta release of the pre-trained GPT-3 API and have been marvelling at the shockingly good performance of its generative capabilities.

This talk should serve as a quick intro to the API itself (including a quick demo) and an exploration of some of the creative applications people have managed to find for this powerful technology so far.

About Kojo

VP of Engineering at Koodoo

Following a brief industrial placement building software for the purposes of radiation modelling at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Kojo has spent the last few years developing and building high quality software applications for enterprises of varying sectors and scales. From big data engineering for Walgreens, to embedded programming for Google and Amazon connected IoT devices, Kojo has developed a range of experience in several areas and layers of modern technology stacks.

Having spent time at several FinTech startups (Oakbrook Finance, Wealth Wizards and now Koodoo) Kojo has developed domain expertise not only in the technology required to build complex financial software but also in the business itself.

Kojo attained a BSc in Maths and Physics from the University of Bristol, followed by a MSc in the Physics and Tech of Nuclear Reactors at the University of Birmingham.


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