The limit does not exist...

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." - Albert Einstein

Dall-e via Canva: A horse riding astronaut digital art

One way to improve your ability to get large language models to work well is to be able to prompt them well.

But as I have found over the last few weeks/months of writing this blog, it’s a lot of trial and error.

  • What you see each weekday: One prompt you (if you’re a real estate agent) can take away that works perfectly.

  • What you don’t see: The hour of cursing in front of the computer when what I want to write about doesn’t quite turn out the way I wanted it to.

With practice, you start to know what works and what doesn’t but you can ask ChatGPT to help you prompt.

Here’s an example:

What are the most amazing and imaginative ChatGPT prompts that will really show off the power of ChatGPT? Please give me 10

And here are the top 5 answers I got using (using GPT-4) - and they are pretty out there:

  1. "Imagine a world where humans have discovered how to communicate with animals. Describe a day in the life of a 'Zoo Diplomat' who negotiates agreements between species and ensures harmony in this new society."

  2. "You are a time-travelling historian who has just arrived in the year 3000. Describe the most significant changes in society, technology, and the environment that you observe. Explain how these changes have shaped the world and its inhabitants."

  3. "Describe a futuristic theme park that combines virtual reality, advanced robotics, and space travel. Walk me through a visitor's experience, from the moment they enter the park until they leave, detailing the attractions and adventures they encounter."

  4. "Write a dialogue between a human and an advanced AI that explores the nature of consciousness, free will, and the ethical implications of creating sentient beings."

  5. "Imagine a world where dreams can be recorded and shared like movies. Discuss the implications this would have on society, the entertainment industry, and personal relationships. How would this technology change our understanding of the human mind?"

A little less philosophical but no less mind-blowing is what’s happening over on Midjourney right now with the /describe command.

What you can do with this is pretty interesting; instead of using the /imagine command and then typing in some text relating to the image you want to create, you can type /describe and drop an image in.

Midjourney will then reverse engineer /imagine prompts based on the image you dropped (think biopics, interiors, AI pets and more!)

For my paying subscribers - as always thank you for supporting this project - I’ve made a little video of how it’s done, and what the result was - which includes something I totally did not expect. But let’s face it, we’ve gone from a world where nothing is surprising to a world where pretty much everything is.

Happy Hunting 🚀

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