One of the unique features of Chat GPT is its ability to refine its responses based on additional prompts. When a user inputs a follow-up prompt or message, Chat GPT analyzes the new input alongside the original prompt and uses this information to generate a more accurate and refined response. This process is known as “prompt tuning,” and it allows Chat GPT to adjust its responses based on the context of the conversation and the user’s specific needs or interests. For example, if a user asks a question about a specific topic and then follows up with a related question, Chat GPT can use the additional prompt to better understand the user’s intent and generate a more relevant and helpful response. This ability to refine responses with additional prompts is a key component of Chat GPT’s flexibility and effectiveness as a conversational AI tool.
Here is a prompt tuning in action. I wanted to write a bedtime story for my grandkids, so the prompts are in bold and the generated story follows.
Prompt 1 – write a 1,000 word story in the style of Hop on Pop, that includes PeaPaw the grandpa, Emery, age 4, and Paxton age 2. and make it funny and up beat
One sunny day, PeaPaw decided to take his grandkids on a wild adventure to the park. The park was their favorite spot to visit because it had a giant playground, a splash pad, and lots of green grass to run around on.
As soon as they arrived, Emery bolted to the playground to climb, slide, and swing. Paxton, however, was still getting used to the idea of the park and clung tightly to PeaPaw’s leg.
“Come on, Paxton!” Emery called out. “Let’s go on the big slide together!”
But Paxton was hesitant. He had never been on a slide before, and the big slide was huge and scary.
“Don’t worry, little buddy,” PeaPaw said, scooping up Paxton in his arms. “We’ll take it slow and steady.”
So, PeaPaw carried Paxton up the steps of the slide, with Emery right behind them. Once they reached the top, Emery hopped onto the slide and zoomed down, giggling with glee. PeaPaw and Paxton followed suit, slowly sliding down and taking their time.
At the bottom, Paxton was grinning from ear to ear. “Again, PeaPaw! Again!” he shouted.
And so, they went again and again, until PeaPaw’s legs were tired and Emery was ready to move on to the next adventure.
“Let’s go to the splash pad!” Emery exclaimed.
The splash pad was the perfect place to cool off on a hot day, with fountains shooting water in every direction. Emery and Paxton ran straight for the water, squealing with delight as they jumped through the spraying streams.
PeaPaw watched from a nearby bench, content to let the kids have their fun. But as he sat there, he noticed something strange happening. A group of geese had gathered on the other side of the splash pad, eyeing the children hungrily.
“Oh no,” PeaPaw muttered to himself. “Those geese look like they’re up to no good.”
Sure enough, the geese started waddling closer and closer to the children, honking and hissing all the while. Emery and Paxton were too busy playing to notice the danger, but PeaPaw knew he had to act fast.
He sprang from his seat and ran towards the geese, flapping his arms and making loud noises to scare them away. The geese honked in surprise and took off into the air, leaving PeaPaw victorious.
Emery and Paxton turned around just in time to see PeaPaw chasing off the geese. They clapped and cheered, impressed by their grandpa’s bravery.
As the day went on, PeaPaw, Emery, and Paxton had even more fun at the park. They played hide-and-seek in the grass, had a picnic lunch, and even caught a glimpse of a baby rabbit hopping through the trees.
By the time they were ready to go home, Emery and Paxton were exhausted but happy. They hugged PeaPaw tightly and thanked him for the wonderful day.
“Can we come back tomorrow, PeaPaw?” Emery asked.
PeaPaw smiled. “Of course, my little chickadees.
Prompt 2 -Write the story in the style of dr. Suess
Write the story in the style of dr. Suess
Once upon a time, in a land far away, Lived a grandpa named PeaPaw, full of love and play. With two grandkids, Emery and Paxton by his side, He took them on adventures, with nothing to hide.
They went to the park, with slides and swings so high, Emery ran straight to them, and PeaPaw said with a sigh, “Paxton, don’t be afraid, we’ll take it slow and steady,” And with that, they climbed up, their spirits so ready.
Emery slid down fast, with giggles and glee, But Paxton needed help, so PeaPaw set him free, They slid down together, slow and steady, And at the bottom, they were all so very ready.
To the splash pad they went, with water spraying all around, Emery and Paxton jumped, laughed, and made a splashing sound, But then, PeaPaw noticed something strange, A group of geese, looking to cause a range.
PeaPaw knew he had to act fast, to keep the kids safe and sound, So he flapped his arms and made a loud honking sound, The geese were startled, and they flew far away, Leaving PeaPaw, Emery, and Paxton to continue their play.
They ran through the grass, playing hide-and-seek, Had a picnic lunch, with sandwiches and a treat, They saw a baby rabbit, hopping through the trees, And PeaPaw said, “Look, my little chickadees!”
As the day went on, they had even more fun, But when it was time to go, the day was done, Emery and Paxton hugged PeaPaw so tight, And said, “Thank you, PeaPaw, for making everything just right.”
“Can we come back tomorrow, PeaPaw?” Emery asked with a grin, And PeaPaw replied, “Of course, my little kin, We’ll have even more adventures, so much to explore, And with you by my side, I couldn’t ask for more.”
And with that, they said goodbye to the park, Happier than they had been since the start, PeaPaw, Emery, and Paxton, full of love and glee, In a land far away, where the fun will always be.
Prompt 3 – can you re-write it for a 4 year old audience
Once upon a time, there was a grandpa named PeaPaw. He loved to spend time with his two grandkids, Emery and Paxton. One day, PeaPaw took Emery and Paxton to the park to play.
At the park, there was a big playground with swings, slides, and climbing things. Emery ran to the playground right away, but Paxton was a little scared. PeaPaw helped Paxton climb up the slide, and they went down together slowly.
Next, they went to the splash pad with water spraying all over the place. Emery and Paxton jumped and splashed in the water, but then they saw some geese coming their way! PeaPaw scared the geese away by flapping his arms and making loud honking sounds.
After that, they ran through the grass and had a picnic lunch with yummy sandwiches. They even saw a baby rabbit hopping by! They had so much fun together.
At the end of the day, Emery and Paxton hugged PeaPaw tightly and said, “Thank you, PeaPaw, for a fun day!” They asked if they could come back to the park the next day, and PeaPaw said, “Yes, of course!” They went home happy and tired from all the fun they had.
Prompt 4 – make the story about boating on PeaPaw’s fast boat
I was happy with the final story
Once upon a time, in a land far away, Lived a grandpa named PeaPaw, who loved boating all day. With two grandkids, Emery and Paxton by his side, He took them on adventures, with nothing to hide.
PeaPaw had a fast boat, sleek and so fine, And with Emery and Paxton, they went for a ride. They zipped and zoomed across the lake so blue, The wind in their hair, they felt like they flew.
Emery held on tight, with a big smile on her face, Paxton giggled and laughed, it was such a fun place. PeaPaw slowed down, so they could take a break, And they stopped by an island, for some exploring to make.
They jumped out of the boat, and onto the sandy shore, They saw seashells, and crabs, and so much more! PeaPaw taught them how to skip stones on the lake, And they found a hidden treasure, a key to unlock a gate.
Back on the boat, they continued their ride, PeaPaw sped up, and they felt like they could glide. They saw ducks, and fish, and even a swan, It was like a big adventure, with a new scene to spawn.
As the day went on, they had even more fun, But when it was time to go, the day was done. Emery and Paxton hugged PeaPaw so tight, And said, “Thank you, PeaPaw, for making everything just right.”
“Can we go boating again, PeaPaw?” Emery asked with a grin, And PeaPaw replied, “Of course, my little kin, We’ll have even more adventures, so much to explore, And with you by my side, I couldn’t ask for more.”
And with that, they said goodbye to the lake, Happier than they had been since the start, PeaPaw, Emery, and Paxton, full of love and glee, In a land far away, where the boating will always be.