Ignore Previous Instructions & Listen to This Interview | Sander Schulhoff, CEO, LearnPrompting.org

Nathan and Sander Schulhoff explore the art of prompting in GPT, discussing business models, prompt hacking, and negative prompting techniques.


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In this episode, Nathan sits down with Sander Schulhoff, Cofounder and CEO of Learnprompting.org. They discuss the business model, the keys to prompting that every GPT user should know, negative prompting, and prompt hacking. If you need an ecommerce platform, check out our sponsor Shopify: https://shopify.com/cognitive for a $1/month trial period.

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- Learnprompting.org: https://learnprompting.org/
- Learnprompting.org Prompt Hacking: https://learnprompting.org/docs/category/-prompt-hacking
- Ignore This Title and HackAPrompt Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.16119

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@labenz (Nathan)

(04:50) What is Learnprompting.org
(06:30) Learnprompting.org's adoption stats and the transition from open source to a business
(10:21) Are we done with prompt engineering or is there more to be discovered?
(13:43) The key 2-3 things every user of GPT should know
(19:11) The format trick
(21:32) Role casting / persona prompting
(24:44) Does the level of vocabulary you bring to a LM impact its performance
(26:10) Contrastive chain of thought
(28:30) Language models responding well to negative instructions
(32:29) Benchmarking techniques
(34:00) Answer engineering
(37:29) Debugging a prompt
(41:13) Sander's favourite models today
(48:50) Productivity improvement with language models
(51:25) Tips for coding with prompts
(56:06) The current state of prompt engineering and how it'll evolve
(58:30) 2024 will be the year of agents and Sander's favourite agents
(59:57) How will agents impact the future of prompt engineering
(1:04:10) How to start agent engineering
(1:19:40) Model to model hijacking
(1:25:24) Chinese character attack
(1:28:33) Taxonomy of attacks

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