How to Ask ChatGPT a Technical Question (BoorishBears on Hacker News)
“Any time you ask ChatGPT a technical question on something you're not familiar with it should be three parts: 1- What are the considerations?; 2- Implement it with the considerations; 3- Did we forget anything?”
This was in the context of a link to someone training / fine-tuning an LLM for the full corpus of AWS documentation. Many pointed out that ChatGPT probably does it better; lots of whining about “but ChatGPT gives me wrong answers, boo hoo hoo,” and then this gem. This gets it exactly right: one needs to skillfully guide ChatGPT and the results will be 10X better.
The full comment includes an example:
BoorishBears 10 hours ago | parent | context | favorite | on: AI for AWS Documentation
Any time you ask ChatGPT a technical question on something you’re not familiar with it should be three parts:
What are the considerations?
Implement it with the considerations
Did we forget anything?
It understands the need for a proxy from step 1: