GPT-4o and Why It’s a Great Time to Be Alive!

Arthi Rajendran
Women in Technology
3 min readMay 14, 2024

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Ever wondered what it would feel like to interact with an AI that’s not just mechanical but has a friendly voice, understands you more clearly, and has actual conversations with you? An AI that understands your emotions by just looking at you? It sounds like the movie “Her”, but it’s no longer fictional.

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With the release of GPT-4o by OpenAI, all these capabilities and more are now possible. As I’ve always said,

it’s an amazing time to be alive!

This update from OpenAI is one of the most exciting product launches I’ve ever experienced. I couldn’t stop smiling during the entire demo.

Introducing GPT-4o: The Future of Human-Computer Interaction

GPT-4o (“o” for “omni”) represents a significant leap towards more natural human-computer interactions. This model accepts text, audio, and image inputs and generates outputs in the same formats. With response times as fast as 232 milliseconds and an average of 320 milliseconds, GPT-4o mirrors human conversation speeds. It matches GPT-4 Turbo’s performance on text in English and code, with improved…

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Arthi Rajendran
Women in Technology

A Data Scientist, who is passionate about Healthcare, Data & Machine Learning.