OpenAI’s developer keynote was exciting, both because AI was exciting, and because OpenAI has the potential to be a meaningful consumer tech company.
AI will make ambient computing possible, Zuckerberg talks AI with The Verge, and AWS is worried about falling behind.
Defining virtual reality as being about hardware is to miss the point: virtual reality is AI, and hardware is an (essential) means to an end.
Microsoft’s Surface event was actually an AI event. It both showed how different Microsoft it, and how it hasn’t changed at all.
An interview with Doug O’Laughlin and Dylan Patel about Google, Nvidia, AWS, ASICS, AMD, and the current status of AI.
Google A/I suggests that AI is a sustaining innovation for all of Big Tech; that means the real battle will be between incumbents and Big Tech on one side, and open source on the other.
An interview with Replika founder and CEO Eugenia Kuyda about relationship AI, what actually matters for consumers when it comes to chatbots, and the Replika risks and risqué.
An interview with Daniel Gross and Nat Friedman about the AI product explosion, OpenAI’s emergence as a consumer tech company, Microsoft’s aggressiveness, open source and Apple, and both the risks and opportunities of AI.
OpenAI is a consumer tech company, whether they intended to or not (and in contrast to Meta’s Reality Labs). Both Microsoft and OpenAI should act accordingly.
It’s possible that large language models are more like the human brain than we thought, given that it is about prediction; that is why ChatGPT needs its own computer in the form of plug-ins.