Category: News

  • Amazon One Palm Payment rolling out to more Whole Foods Market stores

    By the end of this year, all 500+ Whole Foods Market locations in the U.S. will offer Amazon One for payment and Prime membership benefits. This means Whole Foods Market customers who choose to use Amazon One will no longer need their wallet or even a phone to pay—they can simply hover their palm over…

  • Christopher Nolan compares the AI race to the Manhattan Project

    Nolan compared the Manhattan Project, the World War II-era effort to develop the world’s first nuclear weapons, to the current race to develop intelligent algorithms and artificial intelligence. Oppenheimer is “coming at a time when there are a lot of new technologies that people start to worry about the unintended consequences,” Nolan said. Source – Vanity Fair

  • Meta thinks its CM3leon AI generation model is the best

    Today, we’re showcasing CM3leon (pronounced like “chameleon”), a single foundation model that does both text-to-image and image-to-text generation. CM3leon is the first multimodal model trained with a recipe adapted from text-only language models, including a large-scale retrieval-augmented pre-training stage and a second multitask supervised fine-tuning (SFT) stage. Source – Meta Techcrunch added some further insights…

  • OpenAI makes GPT-4 available for everyone

    Starting today, all paying API customers have access to GPT-4. In March, we introduced the ChatGPT API, and earlier this month we released our first updates to the chat-based models. We envision a future where chat-based models can support any use case. Source – OpenAI For those who have been waiting for it, OpenAI has…

  • Interview with Google DeepMind CEO

    TheVerge has posted a good interview with the CEO of Google DeepMind – Demis Hassabis. The interview is also available on the podcast. He also addresses the issue of the recently leaked memo about Google lacking a competitive moat in the AI space.

  • China Moots National Standard for Large Language Models to Regulate AI and Drive Industry Transformation

    China has set up a new government body that will be responsible for implementing a national standard for large language models (LLMs) – representing the technology used to train artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots like ChatGPT – as Beijing seeks to minimise potential disruption from this field, while harnessing its power to help transform traditional industries.…

  • ChatGPT loses its Browse with Bing feature

    As of July 3, 2023, we’ve disabled the Browse with Bing beta feature out of an abundance of caution while we fix this in order to do right by content owners. We are working to bring the beta back as quickly as possible, and appreciate your understanding! Source: OpenAI Seems like OpenAI has disabled the…

  • Meta’s Twitter clone to launch on July 6th

    While Twitter continues to be a set on fire, Meta is launching it’s Twitter competitor in a few days. Let’s see how this goes.

  • TweetDeck will become a Twitter Blue exclusive

    “We have just launched a new, improved version of TweetDeck,” the official Twitter Support account announced on Monday. “In 30 days, users must be Verified to access TweetDeck.”  Source: Twitter Unsurprising, but trying to build an audience or business that depends on Twitter is really frustrating at the moment.

  • a16z: Why AI will save the world

    Historically, every new technology that matters, from electric lighting to automobiles to radio to the Internet, has sparked a moral panic – a social contagion that convinces people the new technology is going to destroy the world, or society, or both. The fine folks at Pessimists Archive have documented these technology-driven moral panics over the decades; their history makes the pattern…