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    The AI Breakdown: Daily Artificial Intelligence News and Discussions

    A daily news analysis show on all things artificial intelligence. NLW looks at AI from multiple angles, from the explosion of creativity brought on by new tools like Midjourney and ChatGPT to the potential disruptions to work and industries as we know them to the great philosophical, ethical and practical questions of advanced general intelligence, alignment and x-risk.
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    Goldman Sachs Is Wrong About AI (Why AI Isn't A Bubble)

    Goldman Sachs Is Wrong About AI (Why AI Isn't A Bubble)

    Recently, Goldman Sachs made waves in the AI space with their report "Gen AI: too much spend, too little benefit?" In this extra long episode, NLW explains what he sees as problems with the arguments of the skeptics featured in the piece, as well as why the report actually isn't nearly as negative as people are presenting it.

    Read the report: https://www.goldmansachs.com/intelligence/pages/gen-ai-too-much-spend-too-little-benefit.html

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    What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Sequoia's $600B AI Gap Argument

    What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Sequoia's $600B AI Gap Argument

    Sequoia recently published a blog post about AI's $600B problem. The piece has been used as evidence that AI is a massive bubble. NLW argues that the piece isn't actually arguing what people think it's arguing. Read the original piece: https://www.sequoiacap.com/article/ais-600b-question/

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    Can AI Keep Propping Up the Stock Market?

    Can AI Keep Propping Up the Stock Market?

    NLW covers recent comments by Fed Chair Jerome Powell on AI; a shifting narrative around AI and stocks; a data breach at OpenAI; and a new poll that finds American's care more about AI safety than beating China.

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    How AI Could Accelerate Digital Nations

    How AI Could Accelerate Digital Nations

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    A reading of Balaji's 2013 ""How Software is Reorganizing the World" with a discussion about how AI is accelerating these trends.

    Read the original: https://www.wired.com/2013/11/software-is-reorganizing-the-world-and-cloud-formations-could-lead-to-physical-nations/

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    Privacy, Censorship and AI: A Conversation with Venice.ai

    Privacy, Censorship and AI: A Conversation with Venice.ai

    On this holiday weekend bonus episode, NLW is joined by Erik Voorhees and Teana Baker-Taylor of Venice.ai, a new LLM focused on data privacy and anti-censorship.

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    Apple is Getting an OpenAI Board Observer Seat

    Apple is Getting an OpenAI Board Observer Seat

    Plus, Figma pulls its AI after claims it produces results too close to existing apps. NLW covers all the AI details on this holiday week.

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    Will AI Acqui-hires Avoid Antitrust Scrutiny?

    Will AI Acqui-hires Avoid Antitrust Scrutiny?

    Amazon bought Adept...sort of. Just like Microsoft soft of bought Inflect. NLW explores the new big tech strategy which seems designed to avoid antitrust scrutiny. But will it work?


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    AI and Autonomous Weapons

    AI and Autonomous Weapons

    A reading and discussion inspired by: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/06/25/ai-weapon-us-tech-companies/


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    The Most Important AI Product Launches This Week

    The Most Important AI Product Launches This Week

    The productization era of AI is in full effect as companies compete not only for the most innovative models but to build the best AI products.


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    7 Observations From the AI Engineer World's Fair

    7 Observations From the AI Engineer World's Fair

    Dive into the latest insights from the AI Engineer World’s Fair in San Francisco. This event, touted as the biggest technical AI conference in the city, brought together over 100 speakers and countless developers. Discover seven key observations that highlight the current state and future of AI development, from the focus on practical, production-specific solutions to the emergence of AI engineers as a distinct category. Learn about the innovative conversations happening around AI agents and the unique dynamics of this rapidly evolving field. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    What OpenAI's RecentAcquisitions Tell Us About Their Strategy

    What OpenAI's RecentAcquisitions Tell Us About Their Strategy

    OpenAI has made significant moves with their recent acquisitions of Rockset and Multi, signaling their strategic direction in the AI landscape. Discover how these acquisitions aim to enhance enterprise data analytics and introduce advanced AI-integrated desktop software. Explore the implications for OpenAI’s future in both enterprise and consumer markets, and understand what this means for AI-driven productivity tools. Join the discussion on how these developments could reshape our interaction with AI and computers. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    The Record Labels Are Coming for Suno and Udio

    The Record Labels Are Coming for Suno and Udio

    In a major lawsuit, the record industry sued AI music generators SUNO and Udio for copyright infringement. With significant financial implications, this case could reshape the relationship between AI and the music industry. Discover the key arguments, reactions, and potential outcomes as the legal battle unfolds. Stay informed on this pivotal moment for AI and music. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    Apple Intelligence Powered by…Meta?

    Apple Intelligence Powered by…Meta?

    Apple is in talks with Meta for a potential AI partnership, which could significantly shift their competitive relationship. This discussion comes as Apple considers withholding AI technologies from Europe due to regulatory concerns. Discover the implications of these developments and how they might impact the future of AI and tech regulations. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    Early Uses for Anthropic's Claude 3.5 and Artifacts

    Early Uses for Anthropic's Claude 3.5 and Artifacts

    Anthropic has launched the latest model, Claude 3.5 Sonnet, and a new feature called artifacts. Claude 3.5 Sonnet outperforms GPT-4 in several metrics and introduces a new interface for generating and interacting with documents, code, diagrams, and more. Discover the early use cases, performance improvements, and the exciting possibilities this new release brings to the AI landscape. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    Ilya Sutskever is Back Building Safe Superintelligence

    Ilya Sutskever is Back Building Safe Superintelligence

    After months of speculation, Ilya Sutskever, co-founder of OpenAI, has launched Safe Superintelligence Inc. (SSI) to build safe superintelligence. With a singular focus on creating revolutionary breakthroughs, SSI aims to advance AI capabilities while ensuring safety. Joined by notable figures like Daniel Levy and Daniel Gross, this new venture marks a significant development in the AI landscape.

    After months of speculation, Ilya Sutskever, co-founder of OpenAI, has launched Safe Superintelligence Inc. (SSI) to build safe superintelligence. With a singular focus on creating revolutionary breakthroughs, SSI aims to advance AI capabilities while ensuring safety. Joined by notable figures like Daniel Levy and Daniel Gross, this new venture marks a significant development in the AI landscape. Learn about their mission, the challenges they face, and the broader implications for the future of AI. Learn how to use AI with the world's biggest library of fun and useful tutorials: https://besuper.ai/ Use code 'youtube' for 50% off your first month. The AI Daily Brief helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to the podcast version of The AI Daily Brief wherever you listen: https://pod.link/1680633614 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Join our Discord: https://bit.ly/aibreakdown

    What Runway Gen-3 and Luma Say About the State of AI

    What Runway Gen-3 and Luma Say About the State of AI

    Explore the latest in AI video technology with Runway Gen-3 and Luma Labs Dream Machine. From the advancements since Will Smith’s AI spaghetti video to the groundbreaking multimodal models by OpenAI and Google DeepMind, this video covers the current state of AI development. Discover how companies are pushing the boundaries of video realism and accessibility, and what this means for the future of AI-generated content.
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    Just How Different is Apple's AI Strategy?

    Just How Different is Apple's AI Strategy?
    A reading and discussion inspired by https://www.oneusefulthing.org/p/what-apples-ai-tells-us-experimental ** Join Superintelligent at https://besuper.ai/ -- Practical, useful, hands on AI education through tutorials and step-by-step how-tos. Use code podcast for 50% off your first month! ** ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI.  Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@AIDailyBrief Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown

    The Top 5 AI Stories This Week

    The Top 5 AI Stories This Week
    Counting down the top 5 AI stories of the week, from AI candidates running for political office to Apple’s major AI strategy announcement. This episode of the AI Daily Brief covers key developments, including OpenAI’s financial growth, the launch of Luma Labs’ Dream Machine, the ARC Prize competition, and more. Stay updated with the latest in AI technology and how it’s shaping the world. ** Join Superintelligent at https://besuper.ai/ -- Practical, useful, hands on AI education through tutorials and step-by-step how-tos. Use code podcast for 50% off your first month! ** ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI.  Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@AIDailyBrief Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown

    Meet the AI Avatars Running for Elected Office

    Meet the AI Avatars Running for Elected Office
    In Wyoming, an AI avatar is running for mayor. In the UK, one is running for Parliament. Are impartial, fact-based AI politicians the wave of the future? Also, OpenAI is now on a $3.4B annualized revenue run rate. ** Join Superintelligent at https://besuper.ai/ -- Practical, useful, hands on AI education through tutorials and step-by-step how-tos. Use code podcast for 50% off your first month! ** ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI.  Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://aidailybrief.beehiiv.com/ Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@AIDailyBrief Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown

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