AI Demos and News: Llama 3, Marblism, Lumona & AI Jet-Fighter Dogfights | E1936

AI Demos and News: Llama 3, Marblism, Lumona & AI Jet-Fighter Dogfights | E1936

Sunny joins Jason to dive into this week’s AI news and demos. (00:00:00)

  • Sunny and Jason discuss the trustworthiness of Facebook as a business partner, particularly in the context of APIs.
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Examination of Facebook's Llama 3 model, its impact on the AI community, and its superior performance compared to GPT-4 despite being a smaller model. (00:02:03)

  • Facebook's release of the Llama 3 language model has surprised the AI community with its capabilities.
  • Llama 3 is significantly smaller than GPT-4 but outperforms it in terms of capabilities.
  • Llama 3 is free and unencumbered, which has several practical implications for businesses:
    • It can be run at scale with a relatively small hardware footprint.
    • It can be run within a company's firewall, ensuring privacy and security.
    • Businesses can customize and modify the model to suit their specific needs.

Open source vs. commercial products (00:04:45)

  • Open-source AI models like PaLM 2 (Pathways Language Model 2) from Google and BLOOM (BigScience Large Open-source Open-access Multilingual Language Model) from BigScience are gaining popularity.
  • Commercial AI companies like OpenAI, Anthropic, Cohere, and Mistral provide support for their closed-source models.
  • Enterprises prefer open-source AI models due to concerns about vendor lock-in and the ability to customize and modify the models.
  • A survey by a16z showed that 82% of enterprises prefer to work with open-source AI models.
  • Concerns about Facebook's involvement in open-source AI due to its history of treating partners poorly.
  • Examples of Facebook promoting pages and then reducing their visibility, leading to financial losses for businesses that invested in building those pages.
  • Facebook's actions have caused entrepreneurs and businesses to be wary of relying on Facebook's platforms and services.

AI Demos and News: Llama 3, Marblism, Lumona & AI Jet-Fighter Dogfights | E1936 (00:00:00)

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Three big projects where Facebook has affected the open community. (00:10:42)

  • Facebook has made significant contributions to the open-source community through projects like the Open Compute Project, ReactJS, and PyTorch.
  • The Open Compute Project involves open-sourcing designs for data center infrastructure, fostering an ecosystem that benefits Facebook and the industry.
  • ReactJS is a widely adopted framework for building web and native applications with a common code base.
  • PyTorch is a Python-based tool used to create and trade AI models, playing a crucial role in advancing AI technology.
  • Despite concerns about Facebook's trustworthiness, its track record in open-source infrastructure projects suggests reliability and a commitment to innovation.

US Air Force staging dogfights with AI-flown fighter jets. (00:15:38)

  • The US Air Force conducted a dogfight between an AI-flown F-16 and a human-flown F-16.
  • The results of the dogfight were not shared, but it is likely that the AI-flown F-16 won.
  • AI can be used to train human pilots by identifying flaws in their flying and providing a challenging opponent.
  • AI-flown fighter jets could potentially be used in combat in the future.

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  • Discussion about the readiness of AI for widespread use.
  • AI is expected to become prevalent in various aspects of daily life.
  • Improvements in the capabilities of the AI language model, Llama 3.
  • Key features of Llama 3:
    • Ability to generate human-like text.
    • Can write different types of content, including stories, poems, and code.
    • Can understand and respond to user queries.
    • Can translate languages.
  • Potential applications of Llama 3:
    • Content creation.
    • Language translation.
    • Chatbots and virtual assistants.
    • Summarization and text analysis.

Looking at Grok’s capabilities in first-party research. (00:21:06)

  • Grock with a "K" is a useful tool for first-party research, providing summarized information on various topics.
  • Opinions on Llama 3 are mixed, with some praising its capabilities and comparing it favorably to larger models, while others remain skeptical about its performance.
  • Grock with a "K" can provide real-time information from Twitter, but it may take time for the model to understand spam due to Twitter's open approach to freedom of speech.
  • Elon Musk's prioritization of free speech on Twitter has led to an increase in anonymous accounts, potentially controlled by state media or individuals with various agendas.
  • The Overton window is expanding due to increased freedom of speech, resulting in more diverse and extreme opinions being expressed.
  • This expansion can lead to a significant increase in conspiracy theories but also creates opportunities for breaking news and important stories to emerge earlier.
  • Language models like GPT-5 will need to learn to navigate the expanded Overton window and distinguish between valuable information and noise.
  • Despite its poor search functionality, Twitter contains valuable information, and tools like Groc can help users find the most relevant content.

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  • The video discusses various AI-related news and demonstrations.
  • Google AI's PaLM 2 is a large language model that can generate text, write code, and perform other language-related tasks.
  • It is a successor to PaLM 1 and is trained on a massive dataset of text and code.
  • PaLM 2 can generate coherent and informative text, translate languages, write different types of creative content, and even write code that can be executed.
  • The model is still under development and has limitations, but it showcases the potential of large language models for various natural language processing tasks.

Jason asks Grok a more “spicey” question regarding Trump. (00:29:08)

  • PaLM 2 provided a balanced response to a question about whether former US President Donald Trump is being framed by corrupt prosecutors, emphasizing the importance of critical evaluation and due process.
  • An analysis of tweets cited in an article about Trump's prosecution revealed that two out of the first three tweets were from credible accounts, suggesting a potentially good algorithm for selecting tweets.
  • There is speculation about Reddit's potential to develop its own language model, given that they licensed their data to Google for $60 million, but skepticism exists due to their data licensing agreement with Google.
  • A YouTuber received a $5,000 pair of headphones from a company he mentioned in a video and suggests that Reddit could become a buy opportunity if its valuation drops to three or four times its revenue, based on its potential in AI.
  • Meta's stock price is currently at $484, up 77 points, but there is anticipation for the company's earnings report before any significant market movements.

Sunny demos Marblism. (00:40:46)

  • Marblism is an end-to-end platform that allows users to create fully deployed apps from prompts.
  • It falls into the "agent" category of AI, where the AI performs tasks for the user.
  • Marblism has been successfully used to create MVPs and small products by individuals in Founder University.
  • The next challenge for Marblism is to handle multi-stage complex projects and ensure that the components can be correctly connected with clean code.
  • The video showcases various AI demos and news, including Llama 3, Lumona, and AI Jet-Fighter Dogfights.

Sunny demos Lumona (00:45:33)

  • Lumona, a vertical search engine with AI, offers insights and product recommendations based on data from Amazon reviews, YouTube videos, and Reddit.
  • Meta opens its VR OS, Horizon OS, to third parties like Asus and Lenovo to compete with Apple's Vision Pro headset.
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  • YC Launch, an alternative for those rejected by Y Combinator, accepts 1% of applicants and offers connections with investors and guidance.
  • Founders should learn from the successes and failures of past companies with similar ideas.
  • The speaker suggests reaching out to the creators of failed AI projects to gain insights into their failures.
  • The speaker provides feedback on the design of Lumona's pages, suggesting improvements to encourage users to return.
  • The speaker mentions the upcoming creation of

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