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  • Microsoft 365 Copilot vs Google's Vertex AI: Accessing generative AI across office 365 and Google's product suite
  • UK to invest £900m in supercomputer in bid to build own ‘BritGPT’
  • and Adept Raises $350 Million To Build AI That Learns How To Use Software For You

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Marcel Hedman

Key Recent Developments

Microsoft 365 Copilot vs Google's Vertex AI

The next generation of AI for developers and Google Workspace
Introducing new generative AI capabilities in Google Cloud and Google Workspace, plus PaLM API and MakerSuite for developers.

Key Takeaway: Microsoft and Google have launched generative AI products across their product suites (PPT, Word vs Slides, Docs). This is hot off the back of OpenAI announcing the release of GPT-4 which bring multimodal (image and language) use cases to the general public

Companies have already begun implementing GPT-4 into their products

Stripe leverages GPT-4 to streamline user experience and combat fraud.


Introducing Duolingo Max, a learning experience powered by GPT-4
AI and education make a great duo.

UK to invest £900m in supercomputer in bid to build own ‘BritGPT’

UK to invest £900m in supercomputer in bid to build own ‘BritGPT’
Treasury announces plans for exascale computer so as not to risk losing out to China

GPT-4 has been released

We’ve created GPT-4, the latest milestone in OpenAI’s effort in scaling up deep learning. GPT-4 is a large multimodal model (accepting image and text inputs, emitting text outputs) that, while less capable than humans in many real-world scenarios, exhibits human-level performance on various professi…

AI Ethics

🚀 OpenAI's model card desribing the ethical challenges of GPT4

🚀 A ChatGPT-like dialogue language model that is fully open-sourced

🚀 ML accelerates data retrieval in huge databases

🚀 Microsoft lays off team that taught employees how to make AI tools responsibly

Other interesting reads

🚀 Fine-tuning 20B LLMs with RLHF on a 24GB consumer GPU

🚀 Visual ChatGPT: Talking, Drawing and Editing with Visual Foundation Models

  • perhaps less valuable in a multimodal GPT-4 world but netherless the architecture is interesting

🚀 History of generative models

🚀 Generative AI: Unlocking the future of fashion

Cool companies found this week

Generative AI

Adept - Building a machine learning model that can interact with everything on your computer. Adept Raises $350 Million To Build AI That Learns How To Use Software For You.

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Marcel Hedman
Nural Research Founder

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