ChatGPT4 Turbo Unveiled: Sam Altman's Keynote at OpenAI DevDay | AI's Next Leap

Nov 16, 2023 43 Min Video
Join Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, in this groundbreaking keynote at OpenAI DevDay, where he unveils the latest advancements in AI technology, including the much-anticipated ChatGPT4 Turbo.

At the OpenAI DevDay keynote by Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAi announced the launch and improvements of various AI models including GPT-4 Turbo, discussed the potential of these models in diverse applications, and highlighted the ongoing partnership with Microsoft, all aimed at enhancing AI tools for individual empowerment and societal revolution.  Watch this video to learn more about GPT4 Turbo

Advancements and Innovations in OpenAI's Technology

  • 🚀 OpenAI's ChatGPT now boasts voice and vision capabilities, transforming it into a more interactive and versatile AI tool.
  • 💼 OpenAI is launching a new program called Custom Models, where researchers will work closely with companies to create a unique AI model tailored to their specific use case.
  • 🛠️ With GPTs, you can program an AI with language just by talking to it, revolutionizing the way we interact with technology.
  • 🎮 uses GPT to creatively explain complex coding concepts like loops to middle schoolers, making it easier for them to understand.
  • 🤖 OpenAI is launching the GPT Store, where creators can list their GPTs and potentially earn a portion of the revenue.
  • 📱 With just a few lines of code, users can now have a very specialized AI assistant right inside their app.
  • 🤖 OpenAI's new stateful API simplifies the process of integrating AI with UI, eliminating the need to resend the entire conversation history with every API call.
  • 🤖 Code Interpreter can simplify complex tasks, even calculating your share of an AirBNB stay and flight costs, making it a powerful tool for building finance apps.
  • 🗣️ OpenAI's whisper can convert voice input into text, and the new SSI can make it speak, providing a rich text or voice conversation for end users.

OpenAI's Approach to Safety and User Accessibility

  • 🎉 The integration of voice input and back-and-forth dialogue in AI technology is transforming lives, especially for those with physical limitations.
  • 🛡️ "We're very grounded in the fact that safety matters and safety is not something that you care about later."
  • 🛠️ OpenAI emphasizes the importance of gradual, iterative deployment to address safety challenges with AI, highlighting the need for careful progress and societal consideration.
  • 💻 OpenAI is making it possible for people to program GPTs through conversation, even if they don't know how to code.

Time Stamps of the Video

  • 00:00 OpenAI DevDay keynote reveals the global success of OpenAI platform, the potential of ChatGPT in diverse applications, and announces the launch of a new model, GPT-4 Turbo, with significant improvements.
    • Sam Altman opens the OpenAI DevDay in San Francisco, expressing the city's significance to the tech industry and hinting at upcoming announcements while reflecting on past achievements.
    • OpenAI, having launched advanced models like ChatGPT and DALL•E 3, introduced voice and vision capabilities, and served 2 million developers and 92% of Fortune 500 companies, is now the most advanced and widely used AI platform globally, with its success largely attributed to word-of-mouth recommendations.
    • The OpenAI DevDay keynote highlighted the versatility and potential of ChatGPT in various applications, such as assisting in personal tasks, aiding in creative processes, interpreting code, and providing explanations for complex questions, while maintaining cultural sensitivity and respect.
    • The speaker shares a personal story about how voice input technology has improved their life, announces the launch of a new model, GPT-4 Turbo, and outlines six major improvements based on user feedback.
  • 35:33 OpenAI has significantly upgraded GPT-4 Turbo, introduced new features for better control and consistency, launched retrieval for improved knowledge access, and released new modalities including DALL•E 3, GPT-4 Turbo with Vision, a new text-to-speech model, and the next version of Whisper V3.
    • GPT-4 Turbo now supports up to 128,000 tokens of context, a significant increase from the previous 8k, providing more accuracy over a longer context.
    • OpenAI has introduced new features such as JSON load for valid JSON responses, improved function calling, and reproducible outputs for consistent model behavior, providing developers with greater control over the model's responses and outputs.
    • OpenAI is launching retrieval in the platform for better knowledge access, updating GPT's knowledge cutoff, introducing new modalities including DALL•E 3, GPT-4 Turbo with Vision, and a new text-to-speech model into the API, and releasing the next version of the open source speech recognition model, Whisper V3.
  • 39:40 OpenAI is expanding GPT-3.5, inviting applications for GPT-4 fine-tuning, launching a Custom Models program, doubling token rate for GPT-4, introducing a Copyright Shield, and making GPT-4 Turbo cheaper and faster, with plans to further improve its speed and performance.
    • OpenAI is expanding fine-tuning to the 16k version of GPT-3.5, inviting users to apply for GPT-4 fine-tuning, and launching a new Custom Models program where researchers will collaborate with companies to create tailored models, although this will initially be expensive and limited in availability.
    • OpenAI is doubling the token rate for established GPT-4 customers, introducing a Copyright Shield to defend against legal claims of copyright infringement, and reiterating that they never train on data from the API or ChatGPT Enterprise.
    • GPT-4 Turbo, an industry-leading model that's smarter and more improved than GPT-4, is now significantly cheaper by a factor of 3X for prompt tokens and 2X for completion tokens, making it more accessible for developers to build their projects, with future plans to improve its speed.
    • OpenAI is enhancing GPT-4 Turbo's speed, reducing the cost of GPT-3.5 Turbo 16k, decreasing input and output tokens, and making the fine-tuned GPT-3.5 16k version cheaper, aiming to address user feedback and improve overall performance.
  • 44:07 Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, highlights the growth and commitment of their partnership with OpenAI, focusing on building a unique infrastructure system, developing advanced models, and ensuring AI benefits and safety.
    • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, expresses enthusiasm about the partnership with OpenAI, highlighting its growth from initial Azure credits request to the current collaboration.
    • The partnership focuses on building a unique infrastructure system, from power to network, to support the development of advanced models and make them accessible to developers.
    • The speaker emphasizes their commitment to building developer products like GitHub Copilot on top of OpenAI APIs, providing the best infrastructure in Azure, and rapidly bringing products to market.
    • The future of AI involves commitment to providing the best systems and most compute for training foundation models, ensuring AI benefits are widely disseminated, and prioritizing safety from the outset.
  • 48:36 OpenAI DevDay showcased ChatGPT's upgrade to GPT-4 Turbo, the development of customizable GPTs for specific tasks, and their integration into various applications, aiming for smarter, more personal AI tools that can perform tasks on behalf of users.
    • The OpenAI DevDay keynote highlighted updates to ChatGPT, which now uses GPT-4 Turbo with the latest improvements, can browse the web, write and run code, analyze data, generate images, and has removed the model picker for a more seamless user experience.
    • OpenAI aims to develop smarter, more personal and customizable AI tools, gradually deploying them to address safety challenges and move towards a future where AI agents can perform tasks on behalf of users, requiring both technical work and societal consideration.
    • OpenAI introduces GPTs, customizable versions of ChatGPT for specific purposes, which can be programmed with language, offer better control and context adaptability, and can be published for others to use, making task accomplishment easier and more fun.
    • The OpenAI DevDay keynote highlighted the integration of GPTs into various applications, such as's Lesson Planner GPT for enhancing teaching experiences, Canva's GPT for design creation through natural language, and Zapier's GPT for performing actions across multiple applications, demonstrating the potential of these tools in diverse fields.
  • 53:33 OpenAI DevDay keynote showcased the integration of GPT with personal calendars for task management and decision-making, and the potential of natural language in future computing, with a focus on aiding startup founders and developers.
    • Jessica Shay, who collaborates with partners and customers to realize their products, expresses gratitude for the audience's presence.
    • The video demonstrates the integration of GPT with personal calendars, highlighting its security features, decision-making capabilities, and its ability to perform tasks such as identifying schedule conflicts.
    • The speaker demonstrates a feature that identifies an upcoming event and allows them to inform a contact, Sam, about their early departure due to GPU-related tasks.
    • The OpenAI DevDay keynote highlighted the ease of creating a GPT to provide advice for startup founders and developers, emphasizing the future role of natural language in computer use and demonstrating the process of building a GPT through a conversational interface.
  • 58:10 OpenAI demonstrated uploading lecture transcripts, discussed GPT-4 capabilities and startup hiring strategies, and announced plans for a GPT Store with revenue sharing for top creators.
    • The speaker is demonstrating how to upload lecture transcripts about start-ups into a system, configure its settings, and request concise and constructive feedback based on the uploaded content.
    • The speaker discusses hiring strategies for early-stage startups, the capabilities of GPT-4, and plans to refine and later publicly share a document.
    • OpenAI is enabling users to create private or public GPTs, launching a GPT Store for listing and featuring top GPTs, and planning to share revenue with creators of the most useful and popular GPTs.
  • 01:01:56 OpenAI's DevDay keynote introduced the new Assistants API and GPT-4 Turbo model, showcasing real-time, specialized AI assistance within apps, a stateful API, a Code Interpreter for executing code, and a surprise $500 credit for attendees, emphasizing AI's potential for individual empowerment and societal revolution.
    • OpenAI's new Assistants API simplifies the creation of custom assistant experiences, featuring persistent threads, built-in retrieval, a Python interpreter in a sandbox environment, and improved function calling, demonstrated through the creation of an assistant for a travel app using GPT-4 and DALL•E 3 API.
    • The OpenAI assistant can now be integrated with new primitives of the Assistants API, threads and messages, allowing for real-time, specialized assistance within an app, including powerful function calling that guarantees JSON output with no added latency and the ability to invoke multiple functions at once.
    • The keynote highlights the integration of AI and UI in an app, the ability of the AI assistant to retrieve and parse information from various documents, the simplification of API calls through a new stateful API, and the introduction of a Code Interpreter that enables the AI to write and execute code.
    • The speaker demonstrates the capabilities of the Code Interpreter in managing user conversations, performing calculations, and integrating with external tools, and showcases a custom assistant that uses voice commands to interact with the audience at DevDay.
    • The OpenAI DevDay keynote highlighted the capabilities of the new Assistants API, demonstrated its use in real-time actions like distributing API credits to attendees, and ended with a surprise announcement of $500 in OpenAI credits for everyone in the audience.
    • OpenAI introduced the Assistant API and GPT-4 Turbo model, aiming to enhance AI capabilities and user experiences, and emphasized their belief in AI as a tool for individual empowerment and societal revolution, while also expressing gratitude to their team and excitement for future developments.

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