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Introduction to ChatGPT

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Learn how to use ChatGPT. Discover best practices for writing prompts and explore common business use cases for the powerful AI tool.

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An Introduction to ChatGPT

ChatGPT, by OpenAI, is a conversational language model that has gripped headlines worldwide, placing the power of AI at your fingertips. In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know to begin using ChatGPT effectively and responsibly. No prior knowledge is required. Start learning about the capabilities and limitations of ChatGPT today, so you can start effectively leveraging the power of AI.

Learn Best Practices For Writing Prompts

ChatGPT can perform some truly remarkable feats, but only if the information provided is clear and interpretable. The first half of this course will teach you the best practices for prompting ChatGPT to generate the highest-quality and most relevant content.

Translate ChatGPT Into Business Value

You'll learn about common business use cases for ChatGPT, such as text summarization, explaining complex concepts, drafting marketing content, and generating and explaining code. You'll also learn how to apply a framework to identify new, suitable use cases to integrate ChatGPT.

By the time you complete this course, you’ll have the confidence to use ChatGPT in various situations, improving your speed and efficiency in a host of different tasks.
  1. 1

    Interacting with ChatGPT

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    Learn how to interact with ChatGPT effectively to produce high-quality content. In this chapter, you'll learn about ChatGPT's capabilities and limitations, and how to write prompts that maximize the quality of the generated content.

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    What is ChatGPT?
    50 xp
    What can ChatGPT do?
    50 xp
    Breaking down an interaction
    100 xp
    ChatGPT and business
    50 xp
    Limitations of ChatGPT
    50 xp
    The creation of ChatGPT
    50 xp
    Knowing your limits
    100 xp
    Breaking down a use case
    50 xp
    Writing effective prompts
    50 xp
    Prompt best practices
    100 xp
    Engineering a prompt
    50 xp
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    Adopting ChatGPT

    Due to the wide range of potential applications of ChatGPT and its ease of use, one of its major challenges is deciding when to use it. In this chapter, you'll learn about common use cases of ChatGPT to begin streamlining your own workflows. You'll understand how to evaluate a use case as a suitable application and consider the legal and ethical implications. Finally, you'll learn about the key factors that will decide the future of generative AI models like ChatGPT.

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James Chapman HeadshotJames Chapman

Curriculum Manager, DataCamp

James is a Curriculum Manager at DataCamp, where he collaborates with experts from industry and academia to create courses on AI, data science, and analytics. He has led nine DataCamp courses on diverse topics in Python, R, AI developer tooling, and Google Sheets. He has a Master's degree in Physics and Astronomy from Durham University, where he specialized in high-redshift quasar detection. In his spare time, he enjoys restoring retro toys and electronics.

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  • Natalie S.
    3 months

    Great! Simple, easy, informative

  • Rogelio C.
    4 months

    Interesting topic!

  • Edmundo M.
    4 months

    The covered aspects are all complete and relevant. The practices after each section definitely open your eyes and mind to key aspects and concepts. The introduction motivates you to the next step of prompt engineering for ways to get better responses to your requirements. Generative AI is here to stay.

  • Maja L.
    6 months

    Great course! Thank you so mucg for making it!

  • Ankush B.
    6 months

    Good explanation of basics of ChatGPT.

"Great! Simple, easy, informative"

Natalie S.

"Interesting topic!"

Rogelio C.

"The covered aspects are all complete and relevant. The practices after each section definitely open your eyes and mind to key aspects and concepts. The introduction motivates you to the next step of prompt engineering for ways to get better responses to your requirements. Generative AI is here to stay."

Edmundo M.

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