Mumbai, May 17: OpenAI recently unveiled its powerful new GPT-4o AI model, which showed the capability of generating any combination of text, audio and image outputs. Sam Altman-run OpenAI rolled it GPT-4o free for all the ChatGPT users. GPT-4o was launched on May 13, 2024. However, CEO Sam Altman later praised Prafulla Dhariwal for his contribution to the GPT-4o model and other team members who made it possible to bring revolution.

Prafulla Dhariwal, Head of Omni at OpenAI, posted on Elon Musk's X platform highlighting the AI model GPT-4o and all the team members' contribution towards it. He said, "This launch was a huge org-wide effort, but I'd like to shout out to a few of my awesome team members who made this magical model even possible!" Prafulla Dhariwal said the "o" in the new GPT-4o model stood for "Omni". He said it was the first model from the Omni team and the company's "first natively fully functional multimodal model.GPT-4o: OpenAI Launches Its New AI Model Capable of Generating Any Combination of Text, Audio and Image Outputs, Now Available Free for All ChatGPT Users.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Praising Prafulla Dhariwal and Team: 

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman replied to his post of Prafulla Dhariwal and said, "GPT-4o would not have happened without the vision, talent, conviction, and determination of @prafdhar over a long period of time." He further praised all the other team members who led to the creation of OpenAI GPT-4o. 

Who is Prafulla Dhariwal?

Prafulla Dhariwal's official X account's bio says he is the Head of Omni team at OpenAI and has co-created GPT-3, DALL-E 3, Jukebox Glow and PPO. According to his personal website, he holds a Bachelor's degree from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). His website says that he has been working as a research scientist at OpenAI on generative models and unsupervised learning. Prafulla Dhariwal is from Pune but now living in San Francisco. On his personal website, he also listed some of his research. OpenAI Partners Reddit To Train Its Artificial Intelligence Models on Users’ Posts, Collaboration To Bring New AI-Powered Features.

According to a report by the Times of India, he won a gold medal at the International Astronomy Olympiad in China and other gold models at the International Mathematical Olympiad in 2012 and the International Physics Olympiad in 2013.

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