An Interview with OpenAI's Developer Advocate Logan Kilpatrick

Building with LLMs, ChatGPT, and Working at OpenAI With Logan Kilpatrick (Dev Rel @OpenAI) - What's AI episode 11

An Interview with OpenAI's Developer Advocate Logan Kilpatrick

Welcome to our latest podcast episode on the What's AI show! I'm your host, Louis Bouchard, and today we have an exciting interview with Logan Kilpatrick, an experienced developer and developer advocate at OpenAI. We delve into fascinating insights on AI, large language models, and explore Logan's role in developer relations.

🎓 Logan's journey in the field of AI is remarkable, with a master's degree from Harvard and now pursuing a PhD in Applied Machine Learning. He is truly passionate about utilizing ML to tackle real-world problems and has made significant contributions to the Julia programming ecosystem.

During our conversation, Logan shares the captivating story of how he joined OpenAI. We learn about the application process, the challenging take-home assessment involving GPT-3.5 API tutorials, and the various stages of interviews.

To gain a deeper understanding of large language models (LLMs), we start the interview with a fun segment covering the technology behind models like ChatGPT. We explore the concept of Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT) and unravel the significance of vocabulary, tokens, prompts, and alignment within these systems.

🔧 One of Logan's primary responsibilities at OpenAI revolves around developer relations. He works tirelessly to ensure the success of developers utilizing OpenAI's API and ChatGPT's plugin ecosystem. With the rapid advancements in AI, Logan emphasizes the importance of implementing state-of-the-art models and transforming them into practical, usable products.

💡 If you're an AI enthusiast, a developer, or simply curious about machine learning, this interview is a goldmine of information. We touch upon a wide range of topics, including AI, LLMs, and OpenAI. But don't stop here—tune in to the full interview to uncover even more valuable insights and gain inspiration for your own endeavors in the world of AI.

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