Sunday Signal #9

Former Google CEO Building AI War-Fighting Machine, AI Pilots and Hungry Hungry Hippos

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5 News Nuggets

  • πŸ”— Link: An AI recently piloted a Lockheed Martin aircraft for over 17 hours during a test. This is the first time AI has been used on a tactical aircraft in this way. Their goal is to test aircraft designs that can be flown autonomously.

  • πŸ”— Link: The 7th largest law firm in the world Allen & Overy announced a 3,500-lawyer deal with Harvey, an OpenAI-backed AI lawyer startup. This will fundamentally change the way lawyers spend their time.

  • πŸ”— Link: AI is very proficient at designing nerve agents. Machine-learning models could be misused to generate toxic molecules, which could be used as chemical warfare agents.

  • πŸ”— Link: Researchers discover a more flexible approach to machine learning. β€œLiquid” neural nets, based on a worm’s nervous system, can transform their underlying algorithms on the fly, giving them unprecedented speed and adaptability.

  • πŸ”— Link: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is building an AI war-fighting machine.

4 Cool Creations

  • πŸ”— Link: Stanford researchers just released a new architecture called Hungry Hungry Hippos (H3) that could be the transformer-killer to large language models. It currently beats transformers at a ~1B parameter scale and admits much longer context.

  • πŸ”— Link: Galileo AI creates delightful, editable UI designs from a simple text description. It empowers you to design faster than ever.

  • πŸ”— Link: Corpora is ChatGPT for your documents. It allows you to find the answers to your questions saving you hours of searching.

  • πŸ”— Link: launches YouChat 2.0 to serve charts, images, videos, tables, graphs, text or code embedded in its responses to user queries.

3 Top Tweets

  • πŸ”— Link: How startups are 'wrapping' generative AI to build their product. Nick sees the current state of AI resembling the early AppStore days when most of the apps were flashlight apps that were just making a UI turning the phone’s flash on. It will be interesting to see how the market matures this year from many competing on UI alone.

  • πŸ”— Link: If you're wanting to learn Machine Learning from scratch, this is the tweet for you. Santiago has over two decades of programming experience.

  • πŸ”— Link: Do more of what works and less of what doesn't. I like Sam Altman's philosophy at OpenAI of just focusing on the next rung of the ladder and not getting overwhelmed with what might me. Deliberate attention on the things that matter today.

2 Startup Spotlights

  • πŸ”— Link: Alphabet spin-off SandboxAQ, an enterprise SaaS company raises $500M to provide AI and quantum computing solutions.

  • πŸ”— Link: Capsule, an AI-assisted platform to help enterprise content teams create on-brand video at scale raised $4.75M in seed funding.

1 Media Marvel

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