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6 hours ago
Has Llama-3 just killed proprietary AI models?

The recent release of Meta's Llama-3 AI model poses significant competition to proprietary AI models, matching and potentially surpassing existing models like GPT-4. With Meta’s financial and computational resources, Llama-3's impact extends to both industry giants and AI product startups, intensifying the AI race.

8 hours ago
Lossless Acceleration of LLM via Adaptive N-Gram Parallel Decoding

A study titled 'Lossless Acceleration of Large Language Model via Adaptive N-gram Parallel Decoding' introduces a novel method for accelerating inference in Large Language Models (LLMs) without loss of output integrity. The proposed Adaptive N-gram Parallel Decoding (ANPD) uses a dual-phase approach for rapid drafting and verification of token generation, achieving up to 3.67x speed improvements in tests.

8 hours ago
Understanding What Matters for LLM Ingestion and Preprocessing

This article outlines crucial steps for preparing unstructured data for LLMs, emphasizing the need for effective ingestion and preprocessing. It discusses the transformation, cleaning, chunking, summarizing, and embedding generation processes for RAG-ready data, tailored specifically for enterprise-grade applications.

14 hours ago
The Humanise Campaign call for an end to boring buildings

The opinion piece at Humanise.org discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on architectural heritage, positing a future where AI might strip historical buildings of their unique character and 'soul'. It argues that while AI can help in preserving the physical aspects of these structures, the intangible qualities that endear them to people's hearts may not be captured by technology alone.

14 hours ago
AllMind AI: Your Personal Stock Analyst

AllMind Investments specializes in asset management and financial advisory services, aiming to provide superior returns and wealth growth opportunities for investors.

14 hours ago
AI Design Sketch by Stylar

Stylar AI is a revolutionary graphic design and image generation tool powered by AI, providing extensive control over composition, predefined styles for simplified designing, and multiple features like drag-and-drop composition, one-click enhancements, high-resolution exports, and intuitive controls designed for all skill levels. Sign up for 200 free monthly credits during Beta.

14 hours ago
Skyla

Skyla Chat offers a powerful AI chatbot for Shopify merchants to enhance customer service. It is highly customizable, simple to install, and built for best in class performance, providing 24/7 support and improving overall customer experiences.

14 hours ago
Chatbot Arena

Chatbot Arena is a platform that allows users to compare different AI chatbot builders to find the most suitable one for their needs. It features comprehensive offerings, pricing details, and community trust to help make informed decisions.

a day ago
Meta says you can't turn off its new AI tool on Facebook, Instagram

Meta integrates a new AI tool into Instagram and Facebook, which cannot be turned off. This AI is designed to help with tasks like recommending restaurants or explaining subjects for students. While group chats can disable it, its general presence on platforms remains constant. Meta aims to use feedback to improve the tool and its policies.

a day ago
GPT-4 can exploit vulnerabilities by reading CVEs

OpenAI's GPT-4 has been shown to autonomously exploit real security vulnerabilities by interpreting CVE advisories, outperforming other models and vulnerabilty scanners.

a day ago
Microsoft teases deepfake AI that's too good to release

Microsoft has developed VASA-1, an advanced deepfake AI framework capable of creating convincing videos from a single image and an audio sample. Despite its potential, they won't release it due to the high risk of misuse, aligning with growing concerns and regulatory efforts surrounding AI impersonation and deepfakes.

2 days ago
Show HN: Open-source SDK for creating custom code interpreters with any LLM

The 'code-interpreter' repository on GitHub, managed by e2b-dev, is a public project offering a Python & JS SDK for building custom code interpreters. It's integrated with E2B - Cloud Runtime for AI Agents and enables AI frameworks to share context across code executions, mainly for AI models like GPT-3.5. It supports content streaming and is designed to run on serverless and edge functions.

2 days ago
Parny

Parny offers an interactive on-call management and alerting service integrating with over 40 monitoring and cloud services. It's designed for alert management, engagement like social media interactions, and insightful analytics, including DORA metrics.

2 days ago
Grimo AI (Alpha)

Grimo combines the idea of Obsidian with Github & Quora to create a platform for knowledge management. Users can query to fork knowledge into their workspace, benefiting from seamless information intake from sources like YouTube, Podcasts, and AI Apps without needing extra plugins.

2 days ago
Vidnoz AI 2.8

Vidnoz AI is an AI video generator that offers a free AI video creation tool, with 600+ realistic AI avatars, 700+ video templates, and leading AI voice cloning technology. Users can access free AI tools for face swapping, enhancing videos, and voice changing. The platform allows for rapid creation of professional-looking videos, suitable for various use cases such as e-learning, marketing, communication, and more.

2 days ago
Stevie AI

Stevie AI offers an AI-driven platform tailored for startups to enhance their SEO and online visibility. Without the need for SEO expertise, users can improve their website through simple steps with Stevie's guidance on keywords, content creation, site audits, and performance analytics. Plans are affordable with free trials available.

2 days ago
Ampere Readies 256-Core CPU Beast, Awaits the AI Inference Wave

Ampere Computing is targeting AI inference workloads with the upcoming release of its 256-core CPU, leveraging high-performance cores and memory bandwidth improvements. This processor architecture aims to compete with GPUs, typically preferred for AI tasks, by providing cost-effective inference capabilities integrated into the CPU socket. Ampere's strategy incorporates advanced manufacturing processes and a chiplet design, potentially changing the server CPU market dynamics for AI applications.

2 days ago
Getting Started with Gemini 1.5 Pro and Google AI Studio

Chandler K introduces the basics of Google AI Studio and the Gemini 1.5 Pro model, highlighting its multimodal features and how it compares with the Gemini API and other tools like OpenAI's Playground. Key features include choosing from various models, customizing 'creativity level' and 'stop sequence', and ensuring safe content generation. He also explains the different modes, such as Chat Prompt and Structured Prompt, and the ability to interact with media for unique use cases. The article serves as a detailed beginners' guide to leveraging these tools for innovative AI development.

2 days ago
Intel unveils largest-ever AI 'neuromorphic computer' mimicking the human brain

Intel revealed 'Hala Point,' the largest AI neuromorphic computer emulating the human brain. Hala Point, powered by Intel's Loihi 2 processors, boasts 50 times the speed and 1/100th the energy use of traditional CPUs and GPUs. It's designed for AI research and initial deployment at Sandia National Labs for computing and science issues.

2 days ago
First Impressions of Early-Access GPT-4 Fine-Tuning

Supersimple's early access to GPT-4 fine-tuning shows a performance improvement of over 50% compared to GPT-3.5 for their data question-answering use case, but with higher latency and cost. GPT-4 models continue to face diminishing returns and challenges with broad queries. Supersimple advocates for a mix of models and heuristics to enhance performance.

2 days ago
Paces (YC S22, Climate and AI) Is Hiring Engineers in NYC

Paces (YC S22), a company focused on accelerating green development through big data and AI, is currently hiring experienced engineers in New York City. Their objective is to make a significant positive impact on the climate. Interested candidates can explore opportunities on the Paces career page.

2 days ago
Open Agent Studio

Open Agent Studio provides a powerful no-code agent editor for building robust, future-proof RPA tools without coding.

3 days ago
DuckDuckGo AI Chat

The website provides information about DuckDuckGo, a search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results.

3 days ago
'Eat the future, pay with your face': my dystopian trip to an AI burger joint

Lois Beckett reports on a visit to CaliExpress, a 'fully autonomous' restaurant in Los Angeles that uses AI-powered robots, such as Flippy, to cook fast-food like burgers and fries. Amidst labor cost debates and wage increases, CaliExpress demonstrates a potential future where humans collaborate more with technology than execute menial tasks, yet the experience leaves Beckett pondering the quality and implications of such automation.

3 days ago
Developing Rapidly with Generative AI

Discord's recent blog post outlines their rigorous process of building features with Generative AI, dividing the journey into stages such as use case identification, product requirements definition, prototyping, and full-scale deployment. The post emphasizes the potential of AI in enhancing user experiences and solving large-scale problems and discusses the complex trade-offs involved in integrating LLMs into applications.

3 days ago
The state of AI for hand-drawn animation inbetweening

This post discusses the current state of AI in assisting with hand-drawn animation inbetweening, evaluating two academic papers and a commercial tool. Traditional inbetweening, cleanup, and coloring are considered, with focus on productivity enhancements via AI. Limitations are acknowledged, particularly with handling occlusion and rotation, but advancements in 3D motion reconstruction and feature matching techniques show promise for future improvements.

3 days ago
AI Flash.Cards

AIFlash.Cards is a cutting-edge tool that allows users to create personalized flashcards from text or files, aiding in faster learning and better retention. It offers features such as generating flashcards from topics, contexts, links, and PDFs, and supports 100 languages. The service boasts spaced repetition, cross-platform access, history tracking, and community engagement. It has free and premium plans.

3 days ago
AI Product Design by Pietra

Pietra Studio provides a platform for dreamers and entrepreneurs to design and manufacture products using AI. Over 250,000 brands use Pietra to save time and money, creating designs and variations in seconds. The service offers collaboration tools, thousands of templates, and a design studio to streamline the creative process.

3 days ago
HuggingChat

HuggingChat is a platform that provides access to the community's leading AI chat models, making them available for general usage while also raising awareness about potential issues like biased data generation and misinformation.

3 days ago
US Air Force says AI-controlled F-16 has been dogfighting with humans

The US Air Force and DARPA have showcased AI software's ability to fly a modified F-16 fighter jet, achieving a milestone in machine learning and autonomous combat aviation by dogfighting against human pilots. The breakthrough, considered a transformative moment for combat aviation, may impact both military and commercial aviation.

3 days ago
Show HN: Tiger – Function Hub for LLM Agents

Tiger is an open-source, community-driven project that serves as an integrated tool ecosystem for LLM Agent Revolution. It provides a platform, modeled after Neuralink, enabling AI agents to interact with computer interfaces through function calls. Tiger supports a plethora of functionalities, including code execution, search, system info, knowledge management, and communication, mainly through Telegram integration. It is MIT licensed, aiming to build a robust community around AI tool support.

3 days ago
Formal Mechanised Semantics of CHERI C: Capabilities, Undefined Behaviour

The paper titled 'Formal Mechanised Semantics of CHERI C: Capabilities, Undefined Behaviour, and Provenance' presents a comprehensive definition of CHERI C semantics and discusses key design questions related to capabilities, provenance, and undefined behaviour. This work is foundational for CHERI C, aiding those porting code, compiler implementers, and future verification.

3 days ago
Show HN: Vapi – Convince our voice AI to give you the secret code

Vapi is a platform designed to enable developers to create voice AI applications that are as easy to integrate as any other API. It is aimed at simulating natural, human-like conversations with optimizations for low latency and real-time interactions. Vapi provides an orchestration layer over various technologies, including Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech, to make voice AIs talk like a person.

3 days ago
Gentoo bans AI-created contributions

Gentoo Linux project has unanimously decided to ban AI-generated contributions due to concerns over copyrights, quality, and ethics. GΓ³rny's proposal prohibits use of AI tools like ChatGPT and GitHub Copilot for creating content within the Gentoo project.

3 days ago
Google is combining its Android and hardware teams – and it's all about AI

Google announces a significant internal reorganization, merging its Android and hardware teams into a new 'Platforms and Devices' team. Led by Rick Osterloh, the team aims to accelerate AI integration across Google's product line, including Pixel devices, Android, Chrome and more. The shift, emphasizing the importance of AI, is anticipated to rapidly advance Google's offerings through closer collaboration between hardware and software initiatives.

3 days ago
Tabnine

Tabnine is an AI-powered coding assistant that offers code completion and boosts productivity for developers. With features like personalization, security, and support for popular IDEs, it is trusted by millions worldwide. It promises to keep your code private and respects coding standards while delivering enterprise-grade security.

4 days ago
Author granted copyright over book with AI-generated text–with a twist

Elisa Shupe won a pivotal copyright case regarding her book written with the help of AI, setting a legal precedent. The US Copyright Office granted her a unique type of copyright for the 'selection, coordination, and arrangement' of AI-generated text, rather than for the text's actual content.

4 days ago
Cascadeur 2.0

Cascadeur is a standalone 3D animation software designed for both professionals and beginners, focusing on physics-based keyframe animation. It features AI-assisted tools for quick posing, AutoPhysics for natural motion, and is compatible with .FBX, .DAE, and .USD files for smooth workflow integration.

4 days ago
FacelessVideos.AI

FacelessVideos.ai is a service that allows users to create viral, faceless videos for platforms such as YouTube and TikTok in seconds. The service offers an easy 3-step process: writing a video prompt, generating the video using AI, and publishing it. They provide the first 100 videos for free and have different pricing tiers starting at $19.99/month.

4 days ago
EU science advisers back call for a 'CERN for AI' to aid research

EU science advisers recommend establishing a 'CERN for AI' named EDIRAS to boost academic AI research. The proposal aims to provide extensive computational power, cloud infrastructure, quality data, talent, and training. However, there are concerns regarding its narrow focus, distributed nature, and lack of a definitive budget.

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