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πŸ”πŸ§  Sam is Back: What just happened?

PLUS: DeepMind partners with Youtube 🎡, Prepare for Frontend Interviews Easily πŸ› οΈ, and Build Chat Experiences with Ease πŸ”Š

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In this week's issue:

  • πŸ—žοΈ Sam Altman returns as CEO of OpenAI, overcoming a boardroom coup, DeepMind transforming the future of music creation, and Amazon offering free courses on generative AI.

  • πŸ› οΈ Build chat experiences seamlessly with LLMs, simplify frontend interviews with GreatFrontend, and learn how to write commit messages that project maintainers will appreciate.

  • πŸ’‘ Steal this business idea: TuneCraft, an AI-powered music composition tool that uses generative AI algorithms to transform the future of music creation.

Reading time: 5 minutes

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Food for Thought

Sharpen your mindset

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β€˜Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.’

Tony Robbins

Mindset: This quote is important because it emphasizes the power of goal setting in manifesting our dreams and aspirations. It motivates us to take action and transforms our abstract ideas into tangible realities.

Example: A real business example that showcases this quote is Amazon. Jeff Bezos set a goal to create the world's most customer-centric company, and through relentless focus and determination, Amazon has become a global e-commerce giant, achieving unprecedented success.

Action item: Take a few moments today to reflect on your long-term goals and aspirations. Write them down, break them into smaller actionable steps, and commit to taking the first step toward turning your invisible dreams into visible accomplishments.

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The Weekly Pulse

Tech, AI, and business news worth your time

Brief: Sam Altman makes a triumphant return as CEO of OpenAI, after a boardroom coup put the company in turmoil, as former president Greg Brockman also comes back, with an "agreement in principle" reached for Altman's return and the formation of a new board comprising Bret Taylor, Larry Summers, and Adam D'Angelo, with an investigation planned to dig deeper into this power struggle.

Takeaway: This power shift at OpenAI showcases the enduring battle for control and influence in the realm of artificial intelligence, highlighting the significance of strong leadership and strategic decision-making in this rapidly evolving field, where key players like Microsoft are heavily investing and seeking a seat on OpenAI's expanded board, ultimately shaping the trajectory of AI advancements and their impact on society.

Brief: Google DeepMind announces the release of Lyria, its most advanced AI music generation model, along with two new AI experiments, Dream Track and Music AI tools, aimed at fostering creativity in music creation and deepening connections between artists, creators, and fans.

Takeaway: This breakthrough in AI music generation not only addresses the challenge of creating compelling music but also demonstrates the potential for generative music technologies to revolutionize the industry, empowering artists, songwriters, and producers to enhance their creative processes and shape the future of music.

Brief: Amazon introduces "AI Ready," an initiative providing free courses on generative AI and AI project management, aiming to extend critical AI skills to a wide audience and promote Amazon's own AI products.

Takeaway: By offering free courses on generative AI, Amazon is not only addressing the increasing demand for AI skills in the job market but also positioning itself as a leading player in the competitive AI industry, ultimately empowering individuals and businesses to harness the potential of generative AI for innovation and productivity.

Brief: OpenAI researchers sent a letter to the board of directors, warning about a potentially dangerous AI discovery related to artificial general intelligence (AGI), shortly before CEO Sam Altman was ousted from the company.

Takeaway: This incident highlights the growing concerns and complexities surrounding AGI development, as well as the importance of ethical considerations and responsible innovation when it comes to advancing powerful AI technologies in the market.

Brief: Tesla has made the design and engineering of its original Roadster fully open source, allowing the public to access the files and documents related to the car's development, providing a glimpse into the automaker's first project and its struggle to survive in the industry.

Takeaway: This move by Tesla reflects the company's commitment to transparency and highlights its evolution from a struggling start-up to a prominent player in the electric vehicle market. By sharing its past experiences and expertise, Tesla not only invites others to learn from its journey but also sets the stage for collaboration and innovation in the future of electric vehicles.

Brief: Binance founder Changpeng Zhao has resigned as CEO of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange after agreeing to plead guilty to money laundering violations, following a three-year investigation by the US Department of Justice that found Binance had allowed money to flow to terrorists, cybercriminals, and child abusers through its platform.

Takeaway: Binance's CEO's guilty plea and resignation, along with the record-breaking fines imposed on the company, serve as a stark reminder of the increasing regulatory scrutiny faced by the cryptocurrency industry, highlighting the importance of adhering to anti-money laundering rules and regulations to safeguard against financial crimes and maintain trust in the virtual currency industry.

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The Rabbit Hole

Tools, trends, and resources curated to get you ahead

TRENDΒ (easy chat) β†’ Build chat experiences seamlessly with LLMs

ARTICLEΒ (the URL) β†’ The components of the URL, clearly explained

GITHUB REPOΒ (another AI wand) β†’ A screenshot to code solution with LLMs

TRENDΒ (solodev) β†’ The architecture stack behind a 1 person startup

TOOLΒ (frontend) β†’ Prepare for frontend interviews easily with GreatFrontend

ARTICLEΒ (big tech learning) β†’ How Spotify switched build systems with no downtime

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What If?

The business idea you should steal

πŸŽ΅πŸ”¬ TuneCraft

(Music + AI)

What? An AI-powered music composition tool that uses generative AI algorithms to transform the future of music creation. It can assist musicians in generating unique and innovative compositions, taking inspiration from various genres and styles.

How? Utilize the generative AI techniques and recent advancements from DeepMind to craft a platform to make music creation easier. This platform or software could analyze existing music data, learn patterns, and create original compositions based on user preferences.

Why? With the increasing demand for new and original music content, an AI-powered music composition tool can provide a competitive edge to musicians by offering them a resourceful and creative assistant. The global music streaming market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.8% from 2021 to 2028, reaching a market value of $76.9 billion by the end of 2028 (source: Market Research Future). This presents a significant opportunity for a startup in the music technology sector.

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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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