• OpenAI has launched plugins for its AI-powered chatbot, ChatGPT, allowing it to access third-party knowledge sources, including the web.
  • The web-browsing plugin enables ChatGPT to answer questions using data from the internet, while other plugins provide connections to services like OpenTable, Instacart, and Zapier.

Key terms:

  • Plugins: Extensions that grant ChatGPT access to third-party knowledge sources and databases
  • Web-browsing plugin: Allows ChatGPT to draw data from the internet to answer questions
  • Bing search API: The method used by ChatGPT to retrieve content from the web
  • Safeguards: Security measures implemented by OpenAI to prevent undesirable behavior and abuse


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