What is Clyde?
Clyde is Discord's AI chat integration for servers, powered by OpenAI technology. It becomes part of your server to provide various functionalities, while interacting with you and your friends.
What are the features of Clyde?
Clyde has several features. It helps you discover new things including knowledge, tips, and jokes. You can play interactive games like trivia with Clyde. It can recommend movies, books, and local restaurants. Clyde also allows users to express themselves through GIFs, memes, and emojis.
How does Clyde recommend movies, books, and local restaurants?
Clyde uses OpenAI technology to recommend movies, books, and local restaurants, based on the context and interaction history in the server. However, their website doesn't specify the exact mechanism or source of information for these recommendations.
How do I know if Clyde is enabled on my server?
When Clyde is enabled in their server, server members will be notified via a banner at the top of their channel list. Interaction with Clyde can be initiated by mentioning @Clyde in the message.
How do admins enable or disable Clyde on Discord?
Server admins receive a notice when Clyde arrives in their server. They have the option to enable or disable it from their server settings under 'Integrations'. Admins can check the availability of Clyde by going to Server Settings > Integrations.
How do I interact with Clyde on Discord?
Users can start interacting with Clyde by mentioning @Clyde in their message or replying to an existing Clyde message. On the first interaction, users receive a message with details on how to use Clyde.
What can I do with Clyde on Discord?
Users can do various things with Clyde. They can discover new knowledge, tips, and jokes. They can play interactive trivia games. They can get recommendations for movies, books, and local restaurants. And they can express themselves with GIFs, memes and emojis.
What games can I play with Clyde?
Clyde provides an interactive trivia game for users to play.
Is Clyde's access limited during the beta phase?
Yes, during the beta phase Clyde's availability may be limited to a small percentage of servers. Server admins will be notified in advance and Clyde will be enabled by default unless admins choose to disable it.
What information does Clyde access when used?
Clyde accesses the information needed to power the feature. This includes messages where users interact with it, user profiles, and server information to help it understand the context, generate more relevant responses, and facilitate conversations.
Is there a way to verify the authenticity of Clyde?
To verify the authenticity of Clyde, users should ensure that the username and @ mentions refer to 'Clyde' with a capital 'C'.
Why is Clyde free during its experimental stage?
Clyde is offered free during its experimental stage to allow users to try out and provide their feedback, and for Discord and OpenAI to study its functionality and usage, make improvements, and fix any potential bugs before full-scale release. Future pricing plans are not mentioned on their website.
What kind of information can I ask from Clyde?
Users can ask Clyde various questions or prompts, and Clyde will generate a response using its knowledge of the server, members, and recent chat history. The information could range from recommendation of a playlist for late nights to generating a GIF to engage and excite everyone.
Can Clyde interact with all server members?
Yes, Clyde can interact with all server members. When Clyde is enabled on a server, members are notified and they can initiate a conversation with Clyde by mentioning @Clyde in their message or by replying to an existing Clyde message.
Can Clyde conduct conversations in non-English languages?
The website only provides the information in English and there doesn't seem to be specific information about language capabilities of Clyde. Therefore it isn't clear whether Clyde can conduct conversations in non-English languages.
Are there any restrictions to use Clyde?
Certain restrictions do apply when using Clyde. Users must not share information that they do not have the right to share, or rely on Clyde for advice, Discord tech support, or safety issues. Clyde cannot be used to report abuse or take action against other users. Also, users are required to follow Discord's Community Guidelines, Terms of Service, and OpenAI’s usage policies while interacting with Clyde.
How does Clyde use OpenAI technology?
Clyde uses OpenAI technology to power its chat interactions. The technology allows Clyde to better understand context, generate relevant responses, and facilitate free-flowing conversation. However, OpenAI may only use and store data to help provide and support Clyde and cannot use it to train its general models.
Can I customize Clyde's functionalities on my server?
Clyde is built into Discord and is not a separate bot that admins can modify. For the beta test phase, Clyde will be available by default to members in eligible servers unless admins disable it from Server Settings > Integrations. However, admins do receive a notice when Clyde is coming to the server, and can choose to disable it before it arrives. It's not clear if more customization options will be available in the future.
How does Clyde help in discovering new things?
Clyde uses OpenAI technology to help users discover new things. This could be general knowledge, useful tips, or even jokes. The exact mechanism of how it accomplishes this is not indicated on their website, but it would generally involve analyzing user interactions and context to provide appropriate and insightful output.
How to report issues or inappropriate use of Clyde?
Users can report issues or inappropriate use of Clyde using Discord's in-app reporting. To report, right-click the message, press the ellipsis to bring up the 'More' drop-down menu, then select 'Report Message' to submit a report. For technical issues, feedback or bug reporting of Clyde, users can go through a linked portal to provide the necessary details.