GitHub and OpenAI launch a new AI tool that generates its own code

GitHub and OpenAI launch a new AI tool that generates its own code

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GPT3-Generated Summary:

  • Copilot is an AI that generates code based on what you wrote before
  • It’s currently in a technical preview, but you can sign up to try it out
  • It’s built on a descendant of GPT-3, which is the AI that can generate text indistinguishable from humans
  • It’s built by OpenAI, which was funded by Microsoft
  • It works with Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Ruby, and Go
  • It’s built on a model called OpenAI Codex, which is a descendant of GPT-3
  • Copilot can suggest email addresses, API keys, and phone numbers, but it’s rare
  • It can generate code that’s mostly original