Microsoft just delivered the most compelling AI demo yet with its Office Copilots and Business Chat; Silicon Valley should wake up to the threat this new Microsoft represents.
GPT-4, Google Adds AI to Productivity Apps, Local Language Models
A slew of AI announcements are dropping this week, but the news that large language models can be run locally might be the biggest news of all.
An ESPN Aggregator, Google Magic Eraser, Bing Chat Monetization?
ESPN is exploring being a sports video Aggregator, Google shows its a services company, and Bing experiments with ads in Bing Chat
Meta and the Quest Pro; Meta and VR as Console; Microsoft, Activision, and the EU
Mets seems to be abandoning the Quest Pro. Meanwhile, is the Quest for gaming? That the question isn’t clear — nor the answer — gets to they VR and AR remain questionable investments.
From Bing to Sydney
More on Bing, particularly the Sydney personality undergirding it: interacting with Sydney has made me completely rethink what conversational AI is important for.
New Bing Errors, User Preferences and Company Reputations, Section 230 and LLMs
Microsoft’s demo of new Bing contained multiple errors. Why weren’t they caught, and what does this imperil the project? Then, does Section 230 apply to large language models?
The Google CEO Question, Steve Ballmer and Peacetime CEOs, About That Bard Mistake
The distinction between Wartime and Peacetime CEOs explains why Sundar Pichai may be under the microscope; then, exploring why Bard made a mistake
Google and Microsoft’s Events, Monetizable Panic, Paradigms and Hardware
Microsoft’s AI event was impressive, while Google’s was a mess. That, though, might be a positive indicator in terms of Google’s willingness to respond to the threat it faces.
New Bing, and an Interview with Kevin Scott and Sam Altman About the Microsoft-OpenAI Partnership
An overview of Microsoft’s new Bing announcement, and an interview with Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman about Microsoft and OpenAI’s partnership.
The Four Horsemen of the Tech Recession
Tech is increasingly divorced from the real economy thanks to the COVID hangover and Apple’s App Tracking Transparency