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AInsights: At Google I/O, AI Becomes An Extension of All You Do and Create, and Its Going to Change…Everything

AInsights: At Google I/O, AI Becomes An Extension of All You Do and Create, and Its Going to Change…Everything

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… Meet Agent 00AI…your new Q to help you navigate your work and personal lives. Google hosted its I/O event and everything the company announced isn’t just disruptive or progressive in the realm of genAI, but also to itself. Let’s run through the announcements and then let’s dive deeper to analyze how they rival OpenAI, Meta, Anthropic, and Perplexity. For starters, Google announced Gemini AI Integration across multiple key products, which…

AInsights: Exploring OpenAI’s new Flagship Generative AI Model GPT-4o and What It Means to You

AInsights: Exploring OpenAI’s new Flagship Generative AI Model GPT-4o and What It Means to You

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… OpenAI introduced GPT-4o, its new flagship, real-time generative AI model. The “o” stands for “omni,” which refers to the model’s ability to process multimodal prompts including text, voice, and video. During its live virtual event, OpenAI CTO Mira Murati explained this version’s significance, “…this is incredibly important, because we’re looking at the future of interaction between ourselves and machines.” Let’s dive-in to the announcement to explore the new features and what…

AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI Microsoft is perhaps building one of the most prolific genAI investment portfolios of any company out there. The company is a deep investor ($10 billion) in OpenAI. OpenAI not only powers ChatGPT, but also Microsoft’s Copilot. Microsoft recently invested in French startup Mistral. The company also just pseudo-acquired Inflection AI, appointing co-founder Mustafa Suleyman as its CEO of consumer AI. Compare this to Apple, one of most innovative companies in…

AInsights: Everything You Need to Know About Google Gemini 1.5; Surpasses Anthropic, OpenAI, In Performance, For Now

AInsights: Everything You Need to Know About Google Gemini 1.5; Surpasses Anthropic, OpenAI, In Performance, For Now

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI Google is making up for lost time in the AI race by following the age old Silicon Valley mantra, move fast and break things. Google recently released Gemini 1.5, and it’s next level! This release dethrones Anthropic’s brief reign as leading foundation model. But by the time you read this, OpenAI will also have made an announcement about ChatGPT improvements. It’s now become a matter of perpetual leapfrogging, which benefits…

AInsights: Microsoft’s VASA-1 Model Uses AI to Create Hyper-Realistic Digital Twins Using a Picture and Voice Sample

AInsights: Microsoft’s VASA-1 Model Uses AI to Create Hyper-Realistic Digital Twins Using a Picture and Voice Sample

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI Just when you’ve seen it all, there’s always something new that will surprise you, almost to the point, where you may lose the magic of surprise. We live in some incredible times, don’t we? As OpenAI co-founder and CEO Sam Altman said recently, “This is the most interesting year in human history, except for all future years.” Well, I just read a research paper published by Microsoft Asia that blew my…

AInsights: Meta’s Llama 3 LLM Redefines the Limits of Artificial Intelligence and Makes Meta One of the Leading AI Players

AInsights: Meta’s Llama 3 LLM Redefines the Limits of Artificial Intelligence and Makes Meta One of the Leading AI Players

Your AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… Meta released its Llama 3 Large Language Model (LLM), serving as the foundation for Meta AI. Furthermore, Meta is making Llama 3 open source for other third-party developers to use, modify, and distribute for research and commercial purposes, without any licensing fees or restrictions. More on that in a bit. Meta AI serves as the AI engine for Messenger, Instagram, Facebook, as well as my go-to sunglasses created in partnership…

AInsights: Perplexity AI is Now a Unicorn, Counts Jeff Bezos as an Investor, and Releases Enterprise Pro

AInsights: Perplexity AI is Now a Unicorn, Counts Jeff Bezos as an Investor, and Releases Enterprise Pro

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… Perplexity AI announced that it raised a whopping $62.7M+ at a valuation of 1.04 billion, led by Daniel Gross, former head of AI at Y Combinator. This officially makes Perplexity the latest minted Unicorn. 🦄 Other investors include a who’s who list of industry leaders, Stan Druckenmiller, NVIDIA, Jeff Bezos, Tobi Lutke, Garry Tan, Andrej Karpathy, Dylan Field, Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, IVP, NEA, Jakob Uszkoreit, Naval Ravikant, Brad Gerstner, and…

AInsights: Reid Hoffman Interviews His AI Digital Twin and It’s Both Creepy and Mind-Blowing

AInsights: Reid Hoffman Interviews His AI Digital Twin and It’s Both Creepy and Mind-Blowing

Your AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… You may know Reid Hoffman as the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn. He’s also a prolific investor and author, writing a book with my friend Chris Yeh, one I refer a lot to founders, Blitzscaling. Hoffman recently recorded an interview with Reid AI, his digital twin, and it is wild! It’s innovative while also blurring the line between fantastical and the uncanny valley. Like ChatGPT itself, Reid AI was…

AInsights: AI is a New Digital Species — a Companion in Guiding You Toward Innovative Outcomes

AInsights: AI is a New Digital Species — a Companion in Guiding You Toward Innovative Outcomes

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Mustafa Suleyman is now CEO of Microsoft AI following Microsoft’s “acquisition” of Inflection AI, a company Suleyman co-founded after leaving Google of DeepMind, an AI company previously acquired by Google. Following the news of Inflection’s move to Microsoft, Suleyman spoke at TED in April to share his view on the long-game of AI and it is captivating. First, I need to observe his incredible gift to make a complex and…

AInsights: Microsoft Diversifies Its AI Investment Portfolio with Commitment to French Startup Mistral

AInsights: Microsoft Diversifies Its AI Investment Portfolio with Commitment to French Startup Mistral

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Microsoft is on a tear lately. In addition to its investment in OpenAI and its recent “acquisition” of Inflection AI, Microsoft also invested in French startup Mistral. We're announcing a multi-year partnership with @MistralAI, as we build on our commitment to offer customers the best choice of open and foundation models on Azure. https://t.co/k1L7lfFeES — Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) February 26, 2024 Microsoft’s Sata Nadella positioned the investment as a commitment…

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