Howdy and happy Tuesday, AI Family.
🥽 Apple's first major push into AI/AR
📱 Google announces MobileDiffusion
🌴 The tiny Caribbean island making a fortune from AI
🟨 2024 - AI Roadmap
🗞️ + 7 other news you might like
🔍️ Tools, Tweets, and Resources
Ready, Set, Go: Today’s read should be just about a 3.5-minute read.
Apple's new Vision Pro headset, priced at $3,500 will be released tomorrow, is a major step into AI, according to analyst Dan Ives.
This is Apple's first significant product since the AirPods in 2016.
Sales are expected to hit 600,000 units in 2024, potentially reaching over a million by 2025.
Future models may be cheaper and resemble sunglasses. Already, 200,000 units have been sold since January 19.
App Store on Vision Pro has more than 1 million apps at launch from brands like Adobe, Disney, Perplexity AI, etc.
PS: Here’s a list of 350+ apps coming to Vision Pro.
It uses an efficient latent diffusion model with a comparably small model size which is well-suited for mobile.
The performance of MobileDiffusion on both iOS and Android devices is pretty great.
We see that MobileDiffusion is very efficient and can run within half a second to generate a 512x512 image. This lightning speed potentially enables many interesting use cases on mobile devices.
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Artificial intelligence's popularity has made Anguilla's ".ai" domain very valuable.
The small Caribbean island, with just 15,000 people, is now earning significant revenue from AI companies registering ".ai" domains after the launch of ChatGPT.
Anguilla keeps most of the profits by managing the domain locally, unlike some other countries. Currently, the ".ai" registrations generate about $3 million per month.
2024 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for AI, with significant advancements and launches happening rapidly.
Here's a brief overview of what might happen:
Gemini Ultra Launch: Google's launch of Gemini Ultra, a conversational AI, will challenge OpenAI's GPT-4 with new techniques for safety and reasoning.
OpenAI's Response: This could lead OpenAI to release GPT-4.5 sooner than planned.
Open-Source AI: Expect advancements in open-source AI, particularly in reasoning and logic tasks.
Robotics Funding: Increased funding in AI-driven robotics
LLama 3 and GPT 4.5 Releases: Meta's LLama 3 and OpenAI's GPT-4.5 are expected to launch, both improving AI capabilities.
Mistral's Growth: Mistral, an AI startup, is likely to receive significant funding.
Grok's Development: Grok, an AI for scientific reasoning, will see major improvements.
GPT 5.0 Launch: OpenAI plans to launch GPT-5, addressing previous issues and setting new benchmarks.
Advances in Vision AI: Vision AI will become more reliable and realistic.
Next Gemini Version: Google's updated Gemini will focus on transparency and reliability.
AI-Generated Media Expansion: AI will increasingly assist in media production, though concerns about bias and plagiarism persist.
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Sam Altman says AI will make it possible for one person to build a billion-dollar company very soon.
Mistral CEO confirms 'leak' of new open source AI model nearing GPT-4 performance.
Figure AI, pioneering in humanlike robots, is in advanced talks for a massive $500M funding round led by Microsoft and OpenAI.
Why 2023 Was AI Video’s Breakout Year, and What to Expect in 2024.
Shopify is rolling out an AI-powered image editor for products.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says Apple's new App Store changes are a 'new low'
Apple Has Sold Approximately 200,000 Vision Pro Headsets
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