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πŸ”πŸ§  Elon Musk's Grok: The New LLM On The Block

PLUS: Stability AI brings 3D Content Creation With Its New Model 🎨, 6 Writing Templates for Software Engineers πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’», and Explore the Next Generation of AlphaFold πŸ”¬

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In this week's issue:

  • πŸ—žοΈ OpenAI introduces ChatGPT Plus beta features, Elon Musk plans financial hub X, and Stability AI launches Stable 3D App.

  • πŸ› οΈ Learn base64 encoding, control Chrome with ChromeGPT, and improve function readability using abstraction.

  • πŸ’‘ Steal this business idea: ModelFusion, A 3D modeling platform leveraging Stable 3D App's technology, targeting the booming industry worth $6.95 billion by 2027.

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Food for Thought

Sharpen your mindset

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β€˜Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.’

Michael Jordan

Mindset: This quote is important because it emphasizes the significance of teamwork and intelligence in achieving long-term success. It reminds us that while individual talent may be impressive, it is the collective effort and smart decision-making that lead to championship-level achievements.

Example: A notable example of this quote in action is the success story of the popular tech company Apple Inc. While Apple had diverse talents like Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Jony Ive, it was their collective teamwork and intelligent strategies that propelled the company to become a global leader in innovation and technology.

Action item: Today, focus on fostering teamwork and collaboration in your personal or professional life. Take a moment to acknowledge the strengths and expertise of those around you, and proactively seek opportunities to work together and make intelligent decisions that drive you toward achieving your goals.

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The Weekly Pulse

Tech, AI, and business news worth your time

Brief:Β Grok, a new AI assistant called the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," is designed to answer questions with humor and even suggest what questions to ask, making it a unique and witty addition to the AI landscape. Powered by the 𝕏 platform, Grok aims to assist humanity in its pursuit of knowledge by providing real-time information and serving as a powerful research assistant that can quickly access relevant information, process data, and generate new ideas.

Takeaway: Grok's development represents a leap forward in AI capabilities, showcasing its capacity for humor and creativity while also serving as a research assistant. As AI continues to advance, tools like Grok have the potential to revolutionize information access, problem-solving, and innovation across diverse fields, benefiting people from all backgrounds and perspectives.

Brief: OpenAI introduces new beta features for ChatGPT Plus members, including the ability to upload files and work with them and multimodal support that automatically identifies user preferences based on context, aiming to enhance the chatbot experience.

Takeaway: OpenAI's continuous development of ChatGPT Plus demonstrates its commitment to enhancing user experience by offering advanced features and capabilities, positioning itself as a leader in the evolution of chatbot technology, and catering to the growing demand for interactive and versatile AI systems.

Brief: Stability AI introduces Stable 3D, an AI-powered app that simplifies the complex and time-consuming process of 3D model creation, enabling independent designers, artists, and developers to generate thousands of 3D objects per day quickly and inexpensively.

Takeaway: With the launch of Stable 3D, Stability AI aims to tap into the growing market trend of generative AI by providing a user-friendly tool that empowers creative professionals and opens new doors for efficiency and productivity in the world of 3D content creation.

Brief: Elon Musk reveals plans to transform 𝕏, formerly Twitter, into a comprehensive financial platform that will render traditional banks obsolete, offering a range of financial services and the ability to send money globally without a bank account.

Takeaway: Musk's vision to revolutionize the financial industry with X demonstrates his relentless pursuit of innovation and disruption, potentially reshaping the banking landscape by introducing a digital platform that combines multiple financial services and enables seamless global transactions.

Brief: Isomorphic Labs and Google DeepMind collaborate on the development of AlphaFold, a powerful AI model that expands coverage beyond proteins to a wide range of biologically relevant molecules, significantly improving accuracy and understanding of ligands, nucleic acids, and post-translational modifications.

Takeaway: The next generation of AlphaFold showcases the continuous advances in AI technology, revolutionizing the understanding of complex biological mechanisms beyond proteins, and offering new possibilities for drug discovery and the design of novel molecules with enhanced accuracy and efficiency.

Brief: Billionaire founder of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, showcases the "low-fidelity" mock-up of the Mark 1 Blue Moon lander, capable of delivering up to 3 metric tons of cargo anywhere on the lunar surface, highlighting the company's ambition to enable global landing capability on the Moon.

Takeaway: Blue Origin's lunar lander design, in partnership with NASA's Artemis program, aims to establish a foothold on the Moon and tap into its vast resources, such as water ice while emphasizing the need for continued advancements in space technology and exploration.

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The Rabbit Hole

Tools, trends, and resources curated to get you ahead

TRENDΒ (writing templates) β†’ 6 Sofware Engineering writing templates that you’ll need to succeed

ARTICLEΒ (scaling deep dive) β†’ How the team at Grab improved their segmentation platform for scale

GITHUB REPOΒ (ChromeGPT) β†’ An AutoGPT agent that controls Chrome on your desktop

TRENDΒ (AI research) β†’ A new technique that researchers used to improve LLMs (branch-solve-merge)

ESSENTIALΒ (know your basics) β†’ A clear step-by-step explanation of base64 encoding

ARTICLEΒ (testing at Google) β†’ Use Abstraction to Improve Function Readability

ARTICLEΒ (embeddings 101) β†’ What the hell are embeddings and why do they matter

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What If?

The business idea you should steal

πŸŽ¨πŸ–ΌοΈ ModelFusion

(3D + AI)

What? A 3D modeling platform that leverages Stable 3D App's technology to generate realistic and stable 3D models for various industries.

How? Utilize Stability AI's Stable 3D App and its algorithms to process input data and generate high-quality 3D models. Develop an intuitive user interface that allows users to easily customize and export their models for use in applications like gaming, architecture, or product design.

Why? The demand for 3D models is rapidly increasing, especially in industries such as gaming and virtual reality. By offering stable and realistic 3D models, this platform can differentiate itself from competitors. The global 3D modeling market is projected to reach $6.95 billion by 2027, indicating a substantial opportunity for monetization.

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Burp-A-Laugh

The most important meal of your day

That’s it for today! β˜€οΈ

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