An example of OpenAI Image GPT.
OpenAI
March 30, 2022 6:26 AM EDT

Cutting-edge artificial-intelligence firm OpenAI recently unveiled two new neural networks, DALL-E and CLIP, which generate images and categorize visual input, respectively, based on natural language. When prompted with “avocado chair,” for example, DALL-E designed fruit-inspired seats, some with pit-shaped pillows. Unlike deep learning models that “learn” by analyzing simple data, DALL-E and CLIP grapple with sophisticated concepts lacking obvious answers. “[They have] a richer understanding of the world,” says OpenAI SVP Mira Murati.

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Correction, March 30

The original version of this story misstated Mira Murati’s title. She is an SVP, not a VP.

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