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The AI Breakdown: Daily Artificial Intelligence News and Discussions

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A daily news analysis show on all things artificial intelligence. NLW looks at AI from multiple angles, from the explosion of creativity brought on by new tools like Midjourney, ChatGPT and AutoGPT to the potential disruptions to work and industries as we know them to the great philosophical, ethical and practical questions of advanced general intelligence, alignment and x-risk.

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A daily news analysis show on all things artificial intelligence. NLW looks at AI from multiple angles, from the explosion of creativity brought on by new tools like Midjourney, ChatGPT and AutoGPT to the potential disruptions to work and industries as we know them to the great philosophical, ethical and practical questions of advanced general intelligence, alignment and x-risk.

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English


Episodes

Google Gemini Anti-Woke Backlash: Culture War or AI Fear?

2/25/2024
Dive into the recent controversy surrounding Google Gemini's image generation. This discussion unravels the complexities behind the backlash over perceived 'woke' alterations in historical image representations, examining whether this is a cultural conflict or rooted in AI technology's challenges. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? ONE DAY LEFT TO REGISTER! Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:12:24

The Next Phase of Generative AI

2/24/2024
NLW argues that another phase of expectation in genAI has begun thanks to Groq, Sora, and Gemini Pro 1.5 Featuring a reading of https://www.oneusefulthing.org/p/strategies-for-an-accelerating-future INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:11:22

After Seeing OpenAI’s Sora, Tyler Perry Cancelled Building an $800m Studio

2/23/2024
Discover how OpenAI's groundbreaking Sora video model impacted Hollywood, leading Tyler Perry to reconsider a massive studio expansion. A testament to AI's immediate influence on the entertainment industry. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:13:15

Why Nvidia's Earnings Show AI is Still Just Beginning

2/22/2024
After smashing earnings once again, Nvidia rocketed up 15% and now has a bigger market cap than Meta, Amazon, and Alphabet. NLW explores the implications of Nvidia's success for the rest of the AI space. Also, Google turns off AI image generation following intense online criticism. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:15:04

Is Elon Musk Bringing Midjourney to X?

2/21/2024
Elon says they're having discussions with the Midjourney team. Meanwhile, Google introduces its first open model Gemma, and ChatGPT is going bonkers. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:16:24

Groq is 10x Faster than ChatGPT and Gemini

2/20/2024
Alongside Gemini 1.5's massive new context window, and Sora's mindblowing video generation, Groq has come along to redefine how fast we think LLMs can be. NLW explores people's reactions and the implications for new use cases. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta Today's Sponsors: Notion - Notion AI. Knowledge, answers, ideas. One click away. - https://notion.com/aibreakdown ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:18:40

Why Are People So Scared of Sora?

2/19/2024
NLW discusses the rise in anti-AI sentiment that seems to have followed the public announcement of OpenAI's new video generation model Sora. He provides a set of explanations for which this particular acrimony is arising now. INTERESTED IN THE AI EDUCATION BETA? Learn more and sign up https://bit.ly/aibeta ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:14:52

The Science Behind Sora, OpenAI's Game Changing Video Model

2/18/2024
On today's episode NLW digs into the recently published research on OpenAI's Sora. Read more: https://openai.com/research/video-generation-models-as-world-simulators ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:12:34

The Surprising Way AI Will Make Us Value "Soft Skills"

2/17/2024
A reading and discussion of https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/14/opinion/ai-economy-jobs-colleges.html ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:09:55

OpenAI's Stunning New Video Model SORA Shocks the AI World

2/16/2024
Welp, they've done it again. On a day when it was supposed to be all about Google's million+ token lengths in Gemini 1.5, OpenAI completely stole their thunder with the announcement of Sora, easily the most advanced text-to-video generation model we've seen. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:15:26

Google Launches Gemini 1.5 with ONE MILLION Token Context Window

2/15/2024
Google surprises everyone with a massive context window on their new Gemini 1.5 model. Speaking of huge context windows, Magic.dev raises $100M+ for a model that apparently can handle multiple million token context windows. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:16:29

Karpathy Leaves OpenAI as OpenAI Launches Memory for ChatGPT

2/14/2024
OpenAI makes headlines with Andrej Karpathy's departure and the launch of a groundbreaking memory feature for ChatGPT. This video delves into the implications for OpenAI's direction and the evolving landscape of AI research. Before that on the Brief, Nvidia launches a chatbot that runs on your PC. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:13:42

OpenAI Hits $2B Revenue Run Rate

2/13/2024
OpenAI is growing even faster than we knew, according to new numbers shared with the Financial Times. Also on this episode, NLW covers the White House exploring cryptographic proof to verify official statements. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:16:57

Nvidia Surges Past Amazon's Market Cap and is Creeping on Google

2/12/2024
AI hype continues to drive results in the market. Also on this episode, Google is investing $25m into AI worker training in Europe. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:16:45

Is Ukraine the First "AI War"?

2/11/2024
Ukraine has become a testing lab for advanced AI integrations into combat operations. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:05:43

Why the Impact of AI Will Be Even Weirder Than We Think

2/10/2024
A reading and discussion inspired by https://www.oneusefulthing.org/p/on-holding-back-the-strange-ai-tide ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:11:30

Sam Altman Wants to Raise $5-$7 TRILLION for AI Chip Plants

2/9/2024
WSJ writes about an incredibly ambitious plan to transform the landscape for compute. Additionally, the White House has started an AI Safety Consortium. Today's Sponsors: Notion - Notion AI. Knowledge, answers, ideas. One click away. - https://notion.com/aibreakdown ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:15:45

OpenAI Building AI Agents as Google Launches Gemini Advanced

2/8/2024
Bard is no more! Bard has become Gemini and Gemini now features Gemini Advanced, which uses Gemini Ultra 1.0 -- the first non OpenAI model to hit GPT-4 levels. Reports also suggest that OpenAI's next big play is AI agents. ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:16:29

AI is Personal: On Microsoft's Copilot Super Bowl Ad

2/7/2024
Microsoft has released a 60-second Super Bowl commercial focused on their AI Copilot. NLW explores how much it says about the way the company is thinking about AI (and how central it is to Microsoft's future). Also on the show: can Nvidia use AI to speed up its chip design process? ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:11:45

AI Unlocks Ancient Greek Scrolls Destroyed by Mt Vesuvius

2/6/2024
The Vesuvius Challenge is a $1m prize to use AI to decipher text seemingly lost on ancient Greek papyri in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that buried Pompei. NLW covers the amazing results. Today's Sponsors: Notion - Notion AI. Knowledge, answers, ideas. One click away. - https://notion.com/aibreakdown ABOUT THE AI BREAKDOWN The AI Breakdown helps you understand the most important news and discussions in AI. Subscribe to The AI Breakdown newsletter: https://theaibreakdown.beehiiv.com/subscribe Subscribe to The AI Breakdown on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheAIBreakdown Join the community: bit.ly/aibreakdown Learn more: http://breakdown.network/

Duration:00:14:55