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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…

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Microsoft recently acquired Inflection for $650 million, an AI startup founded by Mustafa Suleyman, former head of applied AI at DeepMind, an AI company acquired by Google. Acquire might be the wrong way to describe this deal though. Technically, Microsoft is licensing Inflection’s software for $650 million while the company hired nearly all of Inflection’s staff. Inflection, in turn, is using that money to pay a “positive” return to investors….

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

When I was in Melbourne, Australia last year, I had the most wonderful opportunity to spend time with my friend Dave Anderson. We met at a wine bar, he brought a ton of AV gear, and we recorded a podcast while enjoying a glass of wine. What did we talk about? Here are the topics we covered… – Mega and Micro Trends; how do we keep up? – AI…How do we embrace it? – What’s going on with Digital Experience?…

AInsights: The Future of Google Search Ain’t What It Used To Be; The Rise of Ignite Moments

AInsights: The Future of Google Search Ain’t What It Used To Be; The Rise of Ignite Moments

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Google is exploring options to charge for “premium” features powered by generative artificial intelligence (genAI), which could rock its core search business and the search industry at large. The idea is to introduce value-added AI services into its premium subscription, which also offers Gemini AI assistant in Gmail and Google Docs. Google’s traditional search engine would remain free to users, supported by advertising. But charging for enhanced search features could…

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Google released a “prompt guide” for Gemini in Google Workspace. Think of it as text-based ‘co-pilot’ to help users in Google Workspace get the most out of the Gemini large language model assistant. OpenAI did something similar with ChatGPT in January 2024 (infographic here.) The guide provides valuable tips and best practices for crafting effective prompts to get the most out of Gemini, such as using clear and concise language,…

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Nvidia accelerates its foray into the future of AI and robotics at its annual GTC event. Nvidia made a series of important announcement at its annual GPU Technology Conference recently. This isn’t a news site, so I’ll just cover what was announced and why it’s important to you. I’ll share the news, followed by my AInsights… 1. Nvidia introduced Blackwell and Grace Blackwell Superchip the “world’s most powerful chips” according…

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