Decoding ChatGPT

April 27, 2023
4:30 P.M. ET
Littauer Building – L-140 GOODMAN & online
This video on ChatGPT by Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, is an accessible to anyone curious about how ChatGPT works.
ChatGPT is poised to reshape how we learn, work, and play. In this video, HKS Professor Sharad Goel discusses the science behind the technology. This talk is accessible for technical and non-technical people – no background knowledge required! Sharad Goel is a Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. He looks at public policy through the lens of computer science, bringing a computational perspective to a diverse range of contemporary social and political issues, including criminal justice reform, democratic governance, and the equitable design of algorithms. Prior to joining Harvard, Sharad was on the faculty at Stanford University, with appointments in management science & engineering, computer science, sociology, and the law school. He holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago, as well as a master’s degree in computer science and a doctorate in applied mathematics from Cornell University.