ChatGPT, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot that has everyone talking and tech corporations jumping into AI’s great race, with education institutions, corporations, governments, and social media extremely excited to talk about ChatGPT, the AI chatbot developed by AI startup OpenAI. OpenAI is a non-profit artificial intelligence research organisation with the mission of promoting and developing friendly AI that benefits humanity as a whole.
The real superstar, who is revolutionising AI within the core of OpenAI development, is Mira Murati, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of OpenAI since 2018, and under her innovative leadership, OpenAI is the game-changer that is emerging as a disruptive technology for good in the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI). (International Finance)
Murati’s origin story begins in Vlorë, Albania. She moved to Victoria, Canada, at the age of 16 and attended Pearson United World College of the Pacific. In 2012, she graduated from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Murati started her career as an intern at Goldman Sachs in 2011 and took employment as an Advanced Concepts Engineer at Zodiac Aerospace in 2012. In 2013, she spent three years at Tesla, where she led the development of the Model X, before joining Leap Motion in 2017 as VP of Product & Engineering, which specialises in VR technology. (FastCompany & Vibrant Company)
As CTO for OpenAI, Murati believes that massive advancements in technology will have to play a role in solving the world’s biggest challenges, and her oversight of the rollouts of DALL.E 2 and ChatGPT will be that catalyst in the AI revolution. She gave the world ChatGPT, or Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer, an AI chatbot created by OpenAI. It is a Large Language Model (LLM), trained on massive amounts of language data to accurately predict the next word of a sentence. Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback (RLHF) was used to train ChatGPT. Murati’s other development is DALL.E 2, an AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language. These two AI-driven platforms will empower and enhance the workplace’s digital output in today’s Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation eras, which are simultaneously occurring within the Global Reshuffle and Great Transition.
Mira’s advanced concepts and foresight will lead the way in AI development at breakneck speed with the release of ChatGPT4 in 2023. GPT-4 is a new version of the company’s large language model, which is trained on massive amounts of online data to generate complex responses to user prompts.
Even with the launching of ChatGPT- 4, Mira airs caution on AI development. She is a leading advocate for regulating the use of AI because development is occurring at an unprecedented pace and “AI can be misused or it can be used by bad actors. So, then, there are questions about how you govern the use of this technology globally. How do you regulate the use of AI in a way that is consistent with human values? It is critical for OpenAI and companies like ours to bring this into the public consciousness in a controlled and responsible manner. But we’re a small group of people, and we need a lot more input in this system, input that goes beyond the technologies—definitely regulators, governments, and everyone else,” Murati says in an interview with TIME.
Mira Murati is a human-focus oriented thinker with a social-techno mindset by bringing technology and people together, as she elegantly stated in her own words, “With ChatGPT, you can have this infinite interaction and have it teach you about complex topics in a way that’s based on your context, and it’s kind of like a personal tutor”. (FastCompany) In the coming years, we will see great technology used for good, with a never-ending desire to bridge the synchronisation of an AI-human symbiotic future.
What can we learn from Mira’s ACT and passion?
We can be inspired by Mira’s ACT in dedicating herself to fostering connectivity a focus on people and technology in an ever-shrinking world. Nonetheless, she fiercely upholds self-criticism to ensure that her own creation is not abused or profited from its initial goal of fostering a better world for everybody. Mira’s daily attempts to communicate with public stakeholders across continents make it necessary to stress the value of participation and collaboration in developing an AI that is human-centric for society.