AI + Agents

What is an Agent?

An agent works autonomously
performs tasks
makes decisions
interacts with its environment to achieve its goals.

Think of an agent as a sub-contractor with a specific task to perform.
You give the agent the tools, context and instructions it needs to complete the task.
And then you let it do its thing.

The agent is given a goal
Which guides the agent's decisions and actions

Non-agent LLM workflows go from start to finish in one shot, without using backspace

Agent workflows will iterate over the same information multiple times
When writing an essay
One agent will do the research
Another agent will complete an outline
Another with write the first draft
Another will consider what part needs revision or more research
Another will revise the essay
All agents working together to create a much improved final product