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Prompt engineering series: Gathering source input

by Tom Johnson on Mar 20, 2024
categories: ai

A powerful way to reduce hallucination with AI tools is to supply an abundance of source material for the AI to draw upon. This article explores best practices for gathering and organizing that source material. I argue that you should be selective in what you include, preferring quality over quantity. Organize basic information first, then more advanced details. Include the reference output and any meeting notes.

Read the article here: Gathering source material for input.

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