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2 months ago
OpenAI created a team to control 'superintelligent' AI – then let it wither

OpenAI's Superalignment team, aimed at controlling superintelligent AI, was promised substantial resources which were later denied. This led to resignations including co-lead Jan Leike, amid disagreements on the company's priorities. OpenAI leadership's focus on product launches overshadowed safety culture, and the superalignment mission is to be diluted into the company rather than having a dedicated team. Co-founder Ilya Sutskever's departure following a conflict with CEO Sam Altman adds to the turmoil.

2 months ago
OpenAI Scraps Team That Researched Risk of 'Rogue' AI

OpenAI disbanded its Superalignment team, which was formed to address AI risks such as potential 'rogue' behaviors. The dissolution occurred after the resignation of co-leaders Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, who expressed concerns over OpenAI's prioritization of product launches over safety measures.

2 months ago
Apple enters the generative AI race

Apple is set to announce its plans for generative AI at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 10, showcasing updates to iOS 18 amid rumors of potential deals with OpenAI and Google's Gemini technology to integrate AI features into iPhone services.

2 months ago
Noi: an AI-enhanced, customizable browser

Noi is an AI-enhanced, customizable browser designed to streamline your digital experience. It features a custom browsing experience, prompts management, AI interactions through Noi Ask, themes, cache mode for speedy browsing, and cookie data isolation. Noi offers a unique browsing concept without traditional tabs and includes various sync options for users.

2 months ago
Malleable software in the age of LLMs (2023)

Geoffrey Litt's article highlights the transformative potential of large language models (LLMs), like OpenAI's GPT-4, on end-user programming abilities. Litt proposes that soon, all computer users could develop simple software tools and modify existing ones, implying a shift towards malleable software where non-developers can harness the computational power previously reserved for programmers. This could lead to the creation of one-off scripts, tailored GUIs, and custom software, ultimately enhancing personal and business software interaction.

2 months ago
NetBSD Bans AI-Generated Code from Commits

NetBSD Commit Guidelines outline the standards and procedures that developers must follow when making commits to the source tree. It emphasizes code familiarity, license compliance, pre-approval for intrusive changes, required testing, grouping related commits, separating different fix types, thorough documentation in logs, and proper credit acknowledgment.

2 months ago
Flexibility

Flexibility is a versatile superassistant suitable for team members with varied needs, offering services like writing, learning, and coding. It's available for free and is accessible to everyone, with the option to upgrade to more advanced features and access to the latest AI models, including GPT-4.

2 months ago
Buffup.AI

Buffup.AI specializes in intent detection by leveraging AI to understand the context of web pages viewed by users. It provides intent recognition, continuous question support, and is powered by advanced AI algorithms. The platform offers a bot creation feature and has a dedicated bot store.

2 months ago
Eklipse: AI-Edit

Eklipse.gg is an AI-driven platform offering automated video editing tools geared towards gaming streamers, enabling them to instantly create game stream highlights, convert clips into TikToks, schedule content publication, and much more, with both free and premium features available.

2 months ago
OpenAI departures: Why can’t former employees talk?

OpenAI's superalignment team is facing a shakeup with the resignation of co-founder Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike. This follows a significant development where OpenAI's ChatGPT now has a more humanlike voice. The article explores the circumstances surrounding these resignations, speculates on possible internal dynamics at OpenAI, and discusses the implications for AI safety and company transparency.

2 months ago
Multi AI Agent Systems Using OpenAI's New GPT-4o Model

Experts.js is a framework designed to streamline the creation and deployment of OpenAI Assistants that can function as multi-agent systems with expanded memory and attention to detail. It simplifies the use of OpenAI's Assistants API, particularly for linking Assistants as Tools and managing the complexities of asynchronous events and thread management.

2 months ago
'I'm the new Oppenheimer ': Palantir's first-ever AI warfare conference

Palantir's inaugural 'AI Expo for National Competitiveness' highlighted the intersection between AI tech and military applications. The event, sponsored by Palantir, featured discussions on AI's role in modern warfare, ethics, and the future of conflict. Speakers like CEO Alex Karp had provocative takes on the use of technology in war zones such as Gaza.

2 months ago
Narafy

Narafy is an innovative platform that provides custom digital art services, connecting artists with clients for unique and creative design solutions.

2 months ago
WeFIRE

WeFIRE is an AI-driven platform designed to help users achieve financial freedom by providing personalized insights and analysis. Features include Ask Copilot for finance questions, comprehensive cashflow overviews, timely account alerts, and tailored FIRE plans alongside educational resources.

2 months ago
Telow

Telow is an AI-driven tool that helps small business owners connect to and understand their data, offering features such as integrated data sources, natural language communication with Telow AI, and customer satisfaction. The company provides a 14-day trial and is currently hiring.

2 months ago
Show HN: Chessdream – Generate realistic chess positions with AI

ChessDream.ai is an advanced artificial intelligence platform designed to help chess enthusiasts improve their game through strategic analysis and personalized training modules. The platform uses state-of-the-art AI algorithms to simulate game scenarios and provide users with in-depth insights.

2 months ago
Many Searchers Want to Turn Off Google AI Overviews

Google's recent implementation of AI Overviews in search results is facing criticism from users. Despite user dissatisfaction and calls for an opt-out, the feature is expected to roll out globally, with no current option to disable it in the US. Users' main concerns include the inaccuracy of AI-generated summaries and their impact on the search experience.

2 months ago
Hoop.dev for Databases

Hoop.dev offers a user-friendly, web-based database client that simplifies team collaboration and secures data with AI-powered privacy protection, enabling instant setup, seamless Slack integration, and real-time updates with no-code app transformation.

2 months ago
TestSprite Beta

A comprehensive fictional product available on testsprite.com, offering innovative solutions for tech needs.

2 months ago
LearnLM models tuned for human learning

Google introduces LearnLM, a new family of AI models based on Gemini, designed to enhance learning by being fine-tuned, personal, engaging, and grounded in educational research. LearnLM aims to make teaching experiences more active and help learners understand complex topics by managing cognitive loads, adapting to learners, and promoting curiosity. The AI integrates learning sciences principles in products like Search, YouTube, and Gemini, and is being tested with educational institutions.

2 months ago
Interactive Visualizations of Rate-Limiting Algorithms

The article on Smudge.ai, dated May 15, 2024, provides an overview of rate limiting algorithms and their importance in controlling the traffic to services by blocking excessive requests. It outlines fixed windows, sliding windows, and token buckets as the three most common algorithms, discusses their pros and cons, and gives real-world examples.

2 months ago
Slack AI Training with Customer Data

Slack articulates clear privacy principles guiding their use of AI and machine learning while respecting user data. The company asserts the sanctity of customer data, outlines methods to prevent data leaks across workspaces, and provides customers the choice to opt out from global model training. Techniques for channel recommendations, search, autocomplete, and emoji suggestions are described, protecting privacy while personalizing the user experience.

2 months ago
The Tragic Downfall of the Internet's Art Gallery

DeviantArt, once a thriving platform for artists, faces a decline due to bot exploitation and heavy reliance on AI, leading to community outrage and lawsuits over infringement of artists' rights and revenue theft from training AI models without permission.

2 months ago
Google Gemini: Context Caching

Gemini API's Context Cache feature is designed to reduce costs for requests involving frequently used content tokens. This facility aids in organizing content and saving user preferences. It's particularly beneficial for scenarios that reference necessary context repeatedly in small requests, such as chatbots, video file analysis, document queries, and codebase analyses.

2 months ago
I Don't Want to Spend My One Precious Life Dealing with Google's AI Search

Riley MacLeod expresses dissatisfaction with the intrusion of Google's AI search on their browser, making it harder to quickly access results. Despite the AI results being accurate, the added wait time and irrelevance of the offered information lead to frustration.

2 months ago
ChatGPT-4o vs. Math

An evaluation of OpenAI's ChatGPT-4o's capabilities in solving mathematical problems through a series of experiments. One modality tests revealed that text-only prompts combined with Chain-of-Thought techniques yielded the most consistent results, outperforming multi modality approaches that integrated text and images.

2 months ago
Promoted.ai (YC W21) Is Hiring a Apache Flink Expert Staff Engineer

Promoted.ai is hiring a Staff Engineer with expertise in Apache Flink, offering $200K - $240K with equity. The role involves stream data processing at scale, requires 6+ years experience, and is open to remote candidates. Promoted.ai, founded in 2020 with a team size of 10, specializes in marketplace optimization.

2 months ago
Insidr AI

Insidr AI is a platform providing real-time analysis and actionable insights about products using Supervised AI technology. It helps users track competition and understand user sentiments, enabling businesses to make informed decisions.

2 months ago
Edge Delta

Edge Delta offers an automated observability platform with AI/ML anomaly detection, assisted troubleshooting, and petabyte-scale log search. It helps engineering teams with efficient root-cause analysis and reduces observability stack costs.

2 months ago
Elicit: The AI Research Assistant

Elicit automates research tasks including summarizing academic papers, extracting data, and synthesizing findings, saving researchers time and costs. It provides features for querying a database of 125M papers, extracting organized information, and synthesizing themes across multiple studies.

2 months ago
AI Link Manager by Scalenut

Scalenut is an all-in-one platform for planning, researching, creating, and optimizing content with AI assistance. It's designed to drive performance, maximize SEO success, and scale organic traffic efficiently with various tools and integrations.

2 months ago
reap (beta)

Reap is an AI-driven video editing platform designed to help content creators transform long videos into engaging shorts optimized for platforms like TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. By employing advanced AI technology, it automatically extracts the most captivating segments, adds subtitles, detects speakers, and even generates thumbnails, streamlining the video creation process.

2 months ago
Oliv - AI Copilot for Account Execs

Oliv.ai is an AI-powered sales assistant designed to turn every interaction into a winning conversation. It provides AI coaching for deal preparation, live meeting assistance and comprehensive deal wrap-ups for sales managers, ensuring CRM integrity and boosting sales productivity.

2 months ago
UserCall

UserCall is an AI-driven platform designed to conduct voice user interviews at scale, enabling detailed customer insights with minimum bias, and without the need for expert research skills. It offers customizable AI interviewers that ask relevant follow-up questions during calls to gather deep customer needs and maximize qualitative insights efficiently.

2 months ago
FISKL

Fiskl is a modern AI-automated global accounting platform designed for small businesses, offering features like invoicing, bank sync, and multi-currency support. It aims to simplify financial management and support business growth.

2 months ago
Glato AI (Beta)

Glato AI offers an innovative platform for creating short video ads using AI creators. Generate 100 videos from a product link quickly and effortlessly, minimizing wait times and boosting ROI through viral short video content.

2 months ago
PaliGemma: Open-Source Multimodal Model by Google

Google has released PaliGemma, an open-source multimodal vision language model (VLM) capable of understanding and generating content for images and texts. It outperforms other VLMs with its object detection and segmentation capabilities. PaliGemma is designed for fine-tuning on custom datasets, allowing users to optimize its performance for specific tasks.

2 months ago
Show HN: Tarsier – vision for text-only LLM web agents that beats GPT-4o

Tarsier, created by Reworkd and hosted on GitHub, offers vision utilities for web interaction agents. The goal is to assist LLMs in automating web interactions by providing a system that visually tags interactable elements on web pages, enabling actions such as 'CLICK'. It leverages OCR to create a whitespace-structured string representation of webpage content, which can be understood by LLMs. The utility is compatible with LLMs like GPT-4 and is accessible through pip installation.

2 months ago
Viking 7B: open LLM for the Nordic languages trained on AMD GPUs

Silo AI in cooperation with TurkuNLP and HPLT has released Viking 7B, the first open large language model (LLM) tailored for Nordic languages. Viking 7B is designed to understand and generate Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Swedish languages, as well as English and programming languages. Trained on the LUMI supercomputer, this open-source model emphasizes local values and aims to improve multilingual AI applications.

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