Ava Labs, the development company behind the Avalanche Network, announced on Tuesday the launch of AvaGPT, the latest entry in a wave of deployments of OpenAI's ChatGPT technology among blockchain companies.
"The two things [AvaGPT] provides quick answers to general questions from Avalanche users, while giving them access to our support team,” said Kieran McShane, Technical Product Manager, Ava Labs. Decrypt. "This was in order to help answer questions more quickly and provide immediate access to source material."
As McShane explained, AvaGPT was created in collaboration with ChatGPT service provider Kapa AI and integrated into the Ava Labs Core platform. Development of AvaGPT, McShane added, was led by the Ava Labs support team and engineers.
"We make sure [AvaGPT] is trained specifically and only on Avalanche documentation,” McShane said, reiterating that Ava Labs' customer support team can help answer questions.
Ava Labs' Core is a platform developed by Ava Labs that supports multiple blockchains including Avalanche, Bitcoin, and Ethereum.
“Our users are on Core and using it a lot, and we have a lot more very Avalanche-specific features coming,” he said, adding that Ava Labs is already using chatbot technology on its Discord server to answer the questions.
Founded in 2018, New York-based Ava Labs launched the Avalanche proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain in September 2020. In June 2022, Ava released the Core Wallet for decentralized applications, with the mobile version for Android launched in December. AvaGPT is the latest feature to be added to the Core tool suite.
Although he didn't give specifics, McShane says AvaGPT is just the first GPT-based product that Ava Labs intends to release.
Other blockchain companies leveraging ChatGPT technology include Alchemy and Etherscan. Like others using OpenAI's chatbot, Ava Labs includes a disclaimer notifying users of the accuracy of the AI's responses, stating that AvaGPT is for informational purposes only.
"Neither Ava Labs, Inc. nor anyone else in the Avalanche community is responsible for the content found in this chat or assumes any responsibility or warrants that the information provided by the chatbot is correct, worthy or accurate", says the disclaimer, adding that the company takes no responsibility for moderating, monitoring, or responding to anything written in the chat.
AI hallucinations, or instances where AI generates false or false information when responding to prompts, continue to be a significant concern plaguing the rapid development and widespread adoption of artificial intelligence. .
Earlier this month, Ava Labs launched Avalanche Arcad3, a program aimed at helping traditional game developers explore games built using blockchain technology.