Sunday Signal #6

ChatGPT Gets an MBA, Class Action Lawsuits and Meta’s Text-To-4D

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ChatGPT Gets an MBA, Class Action Lawsuits and Meta’s Text-To-4D

DALL·E prompt: "draw a black and white sketch of the best newsletter to learn about artificial intelligence"

Noteworthy News

  • 🔗 Link: MIT researchers develop an AI model that can detect future lung cancer risk.

  • 🔗 Link: AI passes the U.S. Medical Licensing exam.

  • 🔗 Link: ChatGPT receives a B to B- on the final exam of a core MBA course at Wharton.

  • 🔗 Link: 90% of online content could be generated by AI by 2025.

  • 🔗 Link: Will AI make creative workers redundant?

  • 🔗 Link: Uncovering the impact of discriminatory AI in healthcare: How biased models can influence urgent decision-making.

  • 🔗 Link: ChatGPT will fuel a new EdTech boom.

  • 🔗 Link: StrictlyVC hosted a long-form interview with Sam Altman. This was a great listen.

  • 🔗 Link: A team of artists have launched a class-action lawsuit against Stability AI, Midjourney, and DeviantArt for training their AI generators on stolen intellectual property.

  • 🔗 Link: Rex Woodbury, Partner at Index Ventures, wrote a great piece titled "AI in 2023: The Application Layer Has Arrived".

Cool Creations

  • 🔗 Link: Andrej Karpathy builds GPT from scratch.

  • 🔗 Link: Eleven Labs has the most realistic AI text-to-voice platform I’ve seen.

  • 🔗 Link: Flawless uses generative AI to change filmed dialogue. Hollywood will be totally disintermediated.

  • 🔗 Link: Meta's text-to-4D dynamic scene generation is crazy. It's the first tool that generates 3D dynamic scenes given a text description.

  • 🔗 Link: Google's MusicLM: generating music from text.

  • 🔗 Link: Dan Shipper wrote a great piece titled "Permission to Be Excited About AI".

  • 🔗 Link: Nexto: an open-source Rocket League agent plays better than 99.5% of players.

  • 🔗 Link: The coolest projects from ScaleAI's hackathon.

  • 🔗 Link: Perplexity Ask: the world’s first conversational search engine.

Top Tweets

  • 🔗 Link: My Co-Founder Alexander wrote a great thread on prompt engineering for ChatGPT.

  • 🔗 Link: Jeff Dean, Senior Fellow and SVP of Google Research released the first of a series of blog posts about exciting new developments from Google's AI research.

  • 🔗 Link: Sridhar Ramaswamy gave a market breakdown of the main AI players in 2023.

  • 🔗 Link: Impressive demo of Boston Dynamics' "Atlas" robot.

Startup Scene

  • 🔗 Link: Microsoft confirmed its $10B investment into OpenAI.

  • 🔗 Link: Hume AI raises $12.7M in Series A funding. This piece by Andy Weissman at Union Square Ventures is a great explainer for how Hume is endowing AI technology with EQ and concern for human well-being.

  • 🔗 Link: Hawk AI, an anti-money laundering and fraud prevention platform for banks, raises $17M in Series B funding.

  • 🔗 Link: Inscribe bags $25M in Series B funding to fight financial fraud with AI.

  • 🔗 Link: Scenario lands $6M in Seed funding for its AI platform that generates game art assets.

Weird DALLE of the Week

Kermit the Frog testifies at a Congressional committee hearing, Washington, D.C., circa 1953, newspaper photograph high quality

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