Next Level ChatGPT


So you've been using ChatGPT for a little while and want to go further? This class is designed to level up your beginner skills and understand how to get the most out of this new technology in a wide range of use cases. We will peel back the covers and talk about how ChatGPT works, discuss "Prompt Engineering," (or "AI whispering" if you prefer), and look at ChatGPT plugins and other advanced topics that can add new abilities to the tool. You should leave this class with a deeper understanding of large language models (LLMs), and with a new bag of tricks to get more out of your day-to-day use of the tool.


  • What is ChatGPT doing under the hood
  • Glossary of important terms and concepts
  • Where and why GPT gets things wrong and how to avoid it
  • Prompt Engineering overview and concepts
  • Lots of example prompts covering a range of use cases
  • Understanding and using plugins
  • Tools beyond the "chat" interface

About your presenter

Dave Ingram is a long-time software developer and manager with a passion for finding practical uses of the latest technologies. Dave is currently working on a new start up called Querri, making heavy use of LLMs for data cleaning and management. He is also the organizer of the Data Science and VR/AR meetups that meet regularly at the CDC. You can connect with Dave on LinkedIn.