We're talking Open AI with Dan Wahlin. What's a token? What's a transformer? What's a semantic kernel? How can someone get started with Open AI development? And why would someone want to try developing an app with Open AI related technology?

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  episode: 249,
  title: 'Open AI',
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    'token', 'transformer', 'azure open ai'
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Recording date: 2023-08-17

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

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  • 00:28 Welcome
  • 01:10 What did you use Open AI for?
  • 05:56 Sponsor: Narwhal
  • 06:34 Did you use Fetch?
  • 08:13 What is a token?
  • 13:29 What's a transformer?
  • 17:52 How did you get started with Open AI development?
  • 22:28 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 23:25 Was it easy to make the calls through HTTP?
  • 26:08 What's a semantic kernel?
  • 30:13 Getting back to the why of Open AI?

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.