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TritonGPT Resources & Training

Welcome to the TritonGPT Training Hub

This page is designed to provide staff with access to a variety of training resources and templates, all in one convenient location. Whether you're looking to improve your skills with AI or learn more about TritonGPT specifically, we've got you covered. Our training links and templates are carefully curated and regularly updated to ensure that you have the most comprehensive and reliable support at your fingertips.

In case you were wondering, yes, this introduction was written with the support of TritonGPT.

AI Essentials at UCSD: Module 1

This course covers foundational Artificial Intelligence concepts, UC policies regarding the usage of AI tools, and opportunities for application in Higher Education.  This self-paced course can be completed in approximately 30 minutes. 

  • UC San Diego employees: Take the course in UC Learning with this link - Access the course.
  • Not a UC San Diego employee?  Check out this version of our course, which was modified for external audiences: Access the course.

AI Essentials at UCSD: Module 2 - TritonGPT

This course provides foundational thinking when applying Language Based AI tools to processes, and serves as an interactive introduction to TritonGPT.  This content is only available to UCSD staff.  We strongly recommend that you only take this course once you have access to TritonGPT, so you can try out examples in the tool as you learn.

The content for both formats will be identical - so there is no need to register for both.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I get access to TritonGPT?  
A. We are currently rolling out access to faculty and staff in phases. Each phase invites approximately 1,000 additional users to test out TritonGPT.  You will receive an email with a login link inviting you to access TritonGPT.  We anticipate all users will be loaded by the end of Spring 2024. 
Q. Will UC San Diego students have access to TritonGPT?  
A. We recognize that the TritonGPT Initiative has sparked interest and queries among our student body, who are eager to explore and utilize TritonGPT. We are actively working on plans to expand access to students in a manner that supports your academic endeavors while safeguarding the integrity of our digital infrastructure. While we cannot provide a specific timeline at this moment, please know that extending access to our student community is a priority for us, and we will keep you updated on our progress. 
Q. Will UCSD Health staff have access to TritonGPT? 
A. Access to TritonGPT is currently limited to faculty and staff within UCSD Campus and Health Sciences. For UCSD Health staff, your UCSD Health leadership team is exploring alternative ways to support your work with equivalent tools that meet UCSD’s rigorous standards for data protection and privacy as they relate to health-centric requirements, such as HIPAA. 
Q. Where is TritonGPT hosted?  
A. TritonGPT is hosted on-premises in the San Diego Supercomputer Center, ensuring that our data is secure and controlled.   
Q. Is the model trained or affected by my queries or other information I enter?  
A. The information you place in your prompts will not affect the model. General users will not be able to access the information you enter. If you provide “thumbs” feedback, ITS can use that information to improve future responses. 
Q. I have an idea for a new AI assistant. How can I get my assistant developed?  
A. The AI in Administration Workgroup can review and prioritize your request in collaboration with our development team. Review the workgroup information and contact the person who is most aligned with your work area.

Office Hours

Stop by to ask questions or provide thoughts about your experiences in TritonGPT.  This agenda-free hour will be available to any UCSD staff.  Registration is not required, but there is a participant maximum of 100 staff.  Dates and times are listed below in PST.  The zoom link for each will be:

  • April 11 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • April 15 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • April 24 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • May 2 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • May 6 from 11:00am to 12:00pm

Videos and Other Resources

Example Videos - This series, Everyday I AI, is a collection of 3-minute videos that show example prompts and uses of TritonGPT.  New videos will be released gradually.

Prompting Best Practices - Tips for prompting in AI tools.

User Interface Guide - An interactive look at what the various buttons do within TritonGPT.

Getting Started Guide - A PDF of quick links and reminders for TritonGPT.

Action Verbs & Skills List - Use this list of verbs to boost your prompts.

Use-cases in Ideawave - See how other UCSD staff are using AI and add your ideas.

Services & Support Tickets - If you are experiencing access issues or technical challenges, please submit a ticket with the service of "TritonGPT".