The name "wuko" comes from Sun Wukong (孫悟空), a magical monkey in the Chinese classic novel "Journey to the West". Wukong is a symbol of enlightenment and transcendence, overcoming countless obstacles on a journey to retrieve sacred texts.
Why wuko Was Born
With the introduction of ChatGPT, it is obvious this tech and similar AI advancements will revolutionize almost everything. One of the common use cases of ChatGPT is summarizing content, which is particularly useful for reading.
I believe this technology's capability goes far beyond just summarization. Its key value lies in enabling users to have conversations with the content itself. In other words, it is now possible for users to talk to the souls behind the content.
However, ChatGPT has some limitations when it comes to asking questions about content on a web page:
- It can't load content from a URL in real-time, which is understandable due to operational challenges. Users have to copy and paste the content from a web page.
- When a web page's content is too long, ChatGPT can't accept it all at once, forcing users to craft multiple prompts manually to submit the parts as a whole content.
I was inspired to create wuko, a Chrome extension that brings the power of ChatGPT to your reading experience on web pages, helping you comprehend content from any web page with ease.
The following introduces the features in its initial release with demos for a few scenarios, such as watching YouTube videos, reading code on GitHub, and reading long articles.
Here are some of the features I've built into wuko to make your browsing experience more engaging and informative:
- Automatic Content Analysis: wuko detects the main content of web pages and initiates context-aware conversations with ChatGPT.
- Manual Content Selection: Alternatively, you can manually select content from a web page to replace the auto-loaded content as the context. This is useful on websites, such as YouTube, where transcripts cannot be detected automatically.
- Conversation History: wuko saves your discussions for each web page, so you can easily review and revisit past interactions.
- Free & Paid ChatGPT Account Support: Based on my experience, the paid account is more stable with the wuko extension, less likely requiring re-authentication via ChatGPT's official web page.
wuko in Action
With wuko, you can ask questions about YouTube videos, helping you find key content without needing to jump through clips or search through transcriptions. Your questions will be saved locally, so you can revisit the knowledge that matters most to you.
Long Article on Web Pages
Use the wuko to comprehend long articles on the web.
Comprehend Source Code
Watch how wuko assists in code reviews on GitHub, facilitating a deeper comprehension of code structure and functionality.
Keep in mind that these are just some use case examples. It should work for other scenarios. As long as it's a standard web page with copiable content, you should be able to ask questions via the wuko extension.
The extension is now available on the Chrome Web Store. I hope wuko can serve as a pathway for you to approach truth and freewill.
Meanwhile, I'd love to hear your thoughts and suggestions. Please feel free to reach out.