ChatGPT is a natural language processing tool driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that allows users to have human-like conversations and much more with the chatbot. The language model can answer questions and assist with tasks such as composing emails, essays, and code.
The dialogue format makes it possible for ChatGPT to answer followup questions, admit its mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests.
Usage is currently open to the public free of charge because ChatGPT is in its research and feedback-collection phase. A paid subscription version called ChatGPT Plus was launched February 2023.
ChatGPT was created by OpenAI, an AI and research company. The company launched ChatGPT on November 30, 2022.
While ChatGPT can be useful for some tasks, it does have limitations, as noted by its creator OpenAI:
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