How do I talk to GPT?

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Want to talk to Pi, the most advanced chatbot in 2023?

Launched May/2023.

Pi by Inflection AI Via web…
As of May/2023, this is the most advanced chatbot for conversation. The model size is unknown.


Want to talk to GPT-4 and Claude via Quora Poe?

Launched Feb/2023. 

Quora Poe: OpenAI ChatGPT and Anthropic Claude 52B.
This chatbot model was launched by Quora in Feb/2023, and features several different models, from OpenAI ChatGPT to Anthropic Claude.


Want to talk to, by the creators of Google LaMDA?

Launched Sep/2022, announced Dec/2022. Via web…
This chatbot model was launched by the creators of much of Google’s AI tech, including Transformers and LaMDA in Sep/2022. It currently outputs more than 694,000wpm (1 billion words per day). The model size is unknown.

Try talking to The Psychologist (remember, all current large language models are predictors only, and all outputs are hallucinated. Do not take advice from AI chatbots).

Want to talk to ChatGPT?

Launched 30/Nov/2022.

ChatGPT chatbot demo.
This chatbot model was launched by OpenAI in Nov/2022. It is a version of GPT-3.5 that has been fine-tuned on dialogue. The model is hamstrung and limited for safety, using several policies and rules much like DeepMind Sparrow.
Web (free):

The ChatGPT Prompt book:

ChatGPT: An illustrated overview:

Watch the demonstration of ChatGPT livestreamed by Alan on 30/Nov/2022:

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Want to talk to Together’s OpenChatKit?

Launched Mar/2023. 

Together OpenChatKit
This chatbot model was launched by Together in Mar/2023, and leverages a fine-tuned version of GPT-NeoX-20B. It is an open-source alternative to OpenAI’s ChatGPT.


Want to talk to BlenderBot 3.0?

Launched 6/Aug/2022. US only.

BlenderBot 3.0 chatbot demo.
This chatbot model was launched by Meta AI in Aug/2022, and is the same size as GPT-3, but is a specialized chatbot with full conversational memory and internet access, based on Meta AI’s OPT-175B.
Web: (US only)

Note: Most large language models are not chatbots, but they can be set up to emulate conversations as one of their many, many capabilities. This page is about typing text to GPT. If you are looking for how you can use your voice to speak to GPT-3 and hear its responses, please see my article on using the macOS CLI + dictation + TTS (say).

Want to use GPT-3?

Launched May 2020. Requires SMS authentication.

Emerson. Via Telegram or iOS or Android…
Emerson (by is a fully conversational and Multilingual AI Assistant powered by OpenAI’s GPT-3, a 175 billion parameter state-of-the-art language model.
iOS: App store download
Android: Play store download

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Playground. Via web, using the original GPT-3 model playground hosted by OpenAI…
Set your playground up via prompt crafting for talking with Leta AI


Want to use something really simple from 2020?

Launched April 2020.

Inferkit. Via web, write with Megatron-11B (based on RoBERTa) by FB AI, hosted by InferKit. Press TAB to have the model continue your sentence…

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Dr Alan D. Thompson is an AI expert and consultant, advising Fortune 500s and governments on post-2020 large language models. His work on artificial intelligence has been featured at NYU, with Microsoft AI and Google AI teams, at the University of Oxford’s 2021 debate on AI Ethics, and in the Leta AI (GPT-3) experiments viewed more than 4.5 million times. A contributor to the fields of human intelligence and peak performance, he has held positions as chairman for Mensa International, consultant to GE and Warner Bros, and memberships with the IEEE and IET. Technical highlights.

This page last updated: 9/Feb/2024.