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Ben Halpern
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Does an OpenAi outage have an impact on your workflow?

Curious how engrained ChatGPT is into anybody's workflow these days, depending on how you do or do not make use of these tools.

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Thomas Werner

I guess I was lucky enough that I didn't run into a serious enough outage, yet, so I don't know for sure.

I use Poe, which allows you to switch between a variety of LLMs, including Meta's Llama 2. Sometimes ChatGPT 4 is down or super slow there, and it's still possible to switch to ChatGPT 3, which usually still works when that happens.

In worst case it's possible to switch to something like Llama 2 there, or Claude, but unfortunately those aren't nearly as good at answering programming questions as ChatGPT 4. They just hallucinate a ton more and tend to give completely wrong answers.

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Griff Polk

Hi fellow Poe user. I use it mainly for the customization of hew llm feature

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Dumebi Okolo

Biggggg one.

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Nick Taylor

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Jon Randy 🎖️ • Edited

Work-wise (or for development generally) I wouldn't touch ChatGPT with a bargepole, so no

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James 'Dante' Midzi

Nope. I don't rely on shiny things every one is using

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Denis • Edited

nope I don't use it at all since

  1. I can't pay for chatGPT 4 in my country
  2. chatGPT 3.5 is very stupid and doesn't provide much value for me (i am backend developer)

Even if I need an LLM and OpenAI is not working then I'm just gonna use an open-source model

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Monty Harper

I'm using ChatGPT in my learning journey - it's my go-to source for asking questions. When it's down, that does slow me down; sometimes I just do something else for a while instead. The advantage to ChatGPT is it can really help me shape the question I'm trying to ask - I often don't know what search terms to use, but I can ask ChatGPT how to do something, or show it the code that's generating errors. Its solutions don't always work, but then I can google the tools it suggests and read for more (reliable) detail in the Apple documentation, so it definitely always gets me unstuck.

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Akash Dev

Yes a lot. I'am a student and I've been using chat gpt a lot. I mostly use it as a dictionary. Google is not able to provide optimal solution always so I use it to know things better or it also helps me to understand my assignments. I also use it to make some improvements in my code or if I want to understand someone else's code. These are few things which I'am now able to do.

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Big impact

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Stephanie Handsteiner

Not at all.

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Matt Ellen

0 impact. I would only notice if it got reported here.

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Red Ochsenbein (he/him)

Wait? Did that happen? No, does nothing to me. ChatGPT would only slow me down anyways.

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Yeom suyun

I mainly use Bard, but it would be difficult to name functions without AI.

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Not at all.

Then again that's because I'm a strange person who prefers to do everything the old fashioned way.

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Nope, but... a GitHub's one does 🤣