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GPT-4 has arrived. It will blow ChatGPT out of the water

By Drew Harwell and Nitasha Tiku

14 Mar 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

OpenAI has released GPT-4. The new system comes with improvements over ChatGPT—such as the ability to describe images—that could allow it to "escape the chat box." The Post reports.

The artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI on Tuesday launched the newest version of its stunning language software, GPT-4, an advanced tool for analyzing images and mimicking human speech, pushing the technical and ethical boundaries of a rapidly proliferating wave of AI.

Its predecessor ChatGPT captivated and unsettled the public with its uncanny ability to generate elegant writing, unleashing a viral wave of college essays, screenplays and conversations - though it could only generate text, and it relied on an older generation of technology that hasn't been cutting edge for more than a year.

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