It’s been nearly a year since OpenAI made its ChatGPT available to the public, sparking a generative AI revolution that has transformed the tech industry. Since then, OpenAI has been on a relentless journey to maintain its early lead in a rapidly growing field, releasing a series of impressive products and features that have shaped the AI landscape. Let’s take a look at the timeline of the key developments leading up to OpenAI’s first developer conference, DevDay, which was held in San Francisco.

November 2022: OpenAI releases ChatGPT to the public, marking the start of the generative AI boom.

March 2023: OpenAI launches GPT-4, an advanced iteration of their language model, building on the success of ChatGPT.

May 2023: OpenAI introduces plug-ins that allow ChatGPT to connect with other services, expanding its capabilities.

July 2023: OpenAI unveils DALL-E 3, an image generator capable of producing stunning visual content.

September 2023: OpenAI introduces an enterprise tier, catering to the needs of businesses looking to leverage AI for their operations.

November 6, 2023: OpenAI’s first-ever developer conference, DevDay, is hosted in San Francisco. During the event, several significant announcements are made:

GPT Store:

OpenAI announces the launch of the GPT Store, a platform that allows users to share and sell their custom GPT bots. This store will provide a new way for developers to monetize their AI creations.

Copyright Shield:

OpenAI introduces a “copyright shield” to protect customers from legal action related to copyright infringement. This feature is made available to ChatGPT Enterprise and API users.

GPT-4 Turbo:

OpenAI turbocharges GPT-4, enabling it to browse the web, write and run code, and analyze data more effectively. GPT-4 Turbo also eliminates the “annoying” drop-down model-picker menu, making it more user-friendly and efficient.

Create Your Own ChatGPT Bot:

OpenAI allows anyone to create their own version of ChatGPT, known as GPTs. These can be tailored to specific uses, with customizable instructions, knowledge, and actions. No coding knowledge is required to build a GPT.

Payouts to Creators:

OpenAI outlines its plan to compensate creators for the use of their custom GPTs through the GPT Store. Payouts will be based on a portion of the ChatGPT subscription revenue, with tiered structures based on the number of active users and category bonuses.

Lower Pricing:

OpenAI lowers the price of GPT-4 Turbo by 3x for input tokens and 2x for output tokens to encourage more developers to build with its AI tools.

Future Plans:

OpenAI announces its intention to continuously update its knowledge bases and extend the context window for its language models. The company aims to protect its customers from copyright lawsuits, following the lead of tech giants like Google and Microsoft.

OpenAI’s commitment to innovation and accessibility is evident in these releases, setting the stage for a dynamic future in the field of generative AI. The company’s dedication to lowering costs, simplifying AI development, and fostering a creative ecosystem underlines its mission to democratize AI and empower developers to build the future. Stay tuned for further updates, as OpenAI promises even more groundbreaking developments in the near future.

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