During an intimate “fireside chat” at UC Berkley Haas a few weeks ago, Huang was asked his thoughts on ChatGPT as a technology during a Q&A session, and he immediately ie replied: “ChatGPT is a very, very big problem”. This was before comparing the viral phenomenon of AI to the iPhone revolution, and it “democratized computing in a very broad way”.
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang called what OpenAI did with ChatGPT “really, one of the greatest things ever done for computing.” And I’m sure his enthusiastic praise for AI chatbots is purely for technology and has little to do with Nvidia being one of the tech world’s biggest indirect financial beneficiaries. from ChatGPT’s recent viral success.
“For a lot of people in the industry who have worked on this,” Huang said, “we’ve been waiting for this moment. This is the iPhone moment, if you will, of artificial intelligence. This is the moment. all the great ideas about mobile computing come together in a product where people just… “I see, I see.”
What Huang said about the complexity of computing and programming creating barriers between humans and the machines they use every day is true, and ChatGPT has shown that it is possible to bridge the technology gap with AI assistants.
“In the 40 years I’ve been in the industry, we’ve done nothing but make computers harder and harder to program, and that’s why the technology gap is so big. And the technology gap is. increasingly wider. Except until one day. Suddenly, anyone could program a computer, literally anyone could program a computer.”
I was able to get ChatGPT to write me a small piece of HTML to improve my CMS, which I would have had to wait for our developers to do (and provide three support tickets). ). From just a simple prompt and a little cleanup I was able to get it working almost instantly without any real knowledge of the actual code.
Of course, there’s a chance that this is a problem if ChatGPT or some other AI helper decides to throw malicious code back at me and I, being a fool, can’t tell until I put it in the system. his system. But it can also give me an approach to knowledge in a way that doesn’t immediately melt my brain when I try to learn it from an online textbook.
But Jen-Hsun also has other reasons to be so positive about what ChatGPT has done thanks to her recent viral tear. At a time when the market value of technology companies is being hit hard, with the PC market slump being a particular burden on Intel and AMD, Nvidia has seen the share price of I have increased 49% since the beginning of the year.
Its current position as the hardware driving AI computing, such as those used by OpenAI, is the reason it is at its highest point in the last six months. At a time when it might be said that Nvidia’s traditional revenue stream is stuttering, this is giving the company a tremendous boost.