Hello folks, here’s what we have today;
OpenAI’s first developer conference on November 6 in San Francisco. It’ll be a one-day event, and in-person registration will be open in a few weeks. In-person attendees would be able to join breakout sessions by OpenAI’s technical staff. The keynotes will be streamed live for everyone.
Spread Your Wings: Falcon 180B is here. Falcon 180B is the new model in the Falcon series of models from UAE (which are already topping open source charts), and with 180B parameters, it’s now the largest openly available language model. It was trained on a massive 3.5 trillion tokens using TII's RefinedWeb dataset.
Apple boosts spending to develop conversational AI. Apple's budget for training AI is now millions of dollars per day. This conversational AI team of around 16 people is developing foundational models and led by Ruoming Pang. Their approach to conversational AI seems to be allowing users to use the iPhone with natural language commands. For eg: make a gif out of last five photos and text it to Ben.
AI grant has announced its second batch of companies. Hersh wrote a thread about what each of these companies do.
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