Well-known software vendorsMicrosoft(Microsoft) hired Open todayAyeCEO Sam Altman said the move represents another new turning point in the seven-year partnership between Microsoft and ChatGPIT developer OpenAI.
The following is a summary of key moments in the history of cooperation between the two sides, compiled by AFP.
● Established as a non-profit organization
Chatbot ChatGPT Developer OpenAI was founded in 2015 by entrepreneursinvestFounded by investors including Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
OpenAI is a non-profit organization that publishes open source research results and software that everyone can use.
● Collaboration with Microsoft
Musk withdrew from the project in 2018 after clashes with the board. Later, Altman transformed OpenAI into a “capped profit” company and sought new investors.
● Microsoft invested 1 billion US dollars
In 2019, Microsoft announced a US$1 billion investment in the OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence project. Microsoft will become the preferred partner for commercialization of the new “supercomputing” AI technology developed by this project. Microsoft aims to develop its cloud products to compete with Alphabet’s Google and Amazon.
● GPT-3 launched
OpenAI launched GPT-3 in 2020, the third version of its large-scale language model. It uses Microsoft’s computing infrastructure to crawl large amounts of text from the Internet for model training. GPT-3 is far more powerful than its competitors with approximately 175 billion parameters.
● Supercomputers train artificial intelligence
Microsoft said in 2020 that it had built a supercomputer specifically designed to train large-scale OpenAI models, and Microsoft’s cloud network Azure can now provide these systems to Microsoft customers.
● Images generated by AI
OpenAI said in 2021 that it had developed DALL-E, an AI model that can generate images after providing a description.
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