DataStax launches SwiftieGPT: A Generative AI-powered Taylor Swift Superfan Chatbot

DataStax launches SwiftieGPT: A Generative AI-powered Taylor Swift Superfan Chatbot

DataStax, the GenAI data company, announced the launch of SwiftieGPT , an AI-powered chatbot that knows everything about Taylor Swift. SwiftieGPT provides Taylor Swift fans, better known as “Swifties,” with access to any and all publicly available data via a conversational bot that knows Taylor all too well.

Powered by the DataStax Astra DB vector database, the retrieval augmented generation (RAG) chatbot uses a combination of cutting-edge generative AI and JavaScript technologies to provide fans with an experience that will leave them breathless – just think of all the fun things they can do.

For Aussie Taylor Swift fans, SwiftieGPT is a fun and interactive platform to brush up on TayTay knowledge. Non-Swifties headed to her Eras Tour this month can discover “what’s with the friendship bracelets?” or “why all the snake emojis?” before they arrive at the MCG or Accor Stadium.

SwiftieGPT pulls publicly available data about Taylor Swift from across the web. That data is split into small, semantically meaningful chunks using a document transformer on LangChain, and using new embedding models from Cohere, the content is turned into vectors, which are stored in Astra DB. Created using the Astra Assistants API, the chat experience is built using Next.js and the website is published to Vercel.

“This is a perfect example of a simple, RAG-powered chatbot, built with Javascript, and powered by DataStax Astra DB,” said Carter Rabasa, vice president, developer relations, DataStax. “Javascript developers are experimenting and building AI agents and chatbots like this across the board, and we wanted to have a little fun showcasing the power of Astra DB, with style. I expect we’ll be seeing many more use cases moving into the new year, as developers get more and more comfortable with this new technology.”

“Here at DataStax, we have a veritable army of Swifties. This idea quickly evolved into SwiftieGPT, a GenAI take on the beloved fansite – building a super helpful, all-knowing chatbot that could answer any and all questions about our favourite artist.”

For a deep dive into how SwiftieGPT was built, visit the Datastax blog here.