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Greetings to Wednesday!

We've got something interesting for you. Did you know people around the world can't agree on whether AI helps us work better? And there's a surprise country leading the charge. Also, there's a new tool from Cognition that's going to change the game. It does all the software-making stuff by itself!

What are on FIRE 🔥

🚫 AI Safety Concerns at Leading Labs
🚀 AI Divide: Bridging the East-West Gap
📈 AI Stock Daily
🌟 AI Highlights
💸 Daily AI Fundraising
🏅 New Empowered AI Tools
⚡ 6 AI Quick Hits
✏️ AI Tutorials: Program Phone Agents to Automate Any Phone Call
🎯 A Prompt to Level Up in Your Career
💼 4 AI Jobs

AI brews beer and your big ideas

What’s your biggest business challenge? Don’t worry about wording it perfectly or describing it just right. Brain dump your description into AE Studio’s new tool and AI will help you solve that work puzzle.

Describe your challenge in three quick questions. Then AI churns out solutions customized to you.

AE Studio exists to solve business problems. They build great products and create custom software, AI and BCI solutions. And they once brewed beer by training AI to instruct a brewmeister and then to market the result. The beer sold out – true story.

Beyond beer, AE Studio’s data scientists, designers and developers have done even more impressive things working 1:1 with founders and executives. They’re a great match for leaders wanting to incorporate AI and just generally deliver outstanding products built with the latest tools and tech.

If you’re done guessing how to solve work problems or have a crazy idea in your back pocket to test out, ask AI Ideas by AE Studio for free solutions, right now.

AI SAFETY

🚫 AI Safety Concerns at Leading Labs

The State Department's commissioned report sheds light on AI safety and ethics concerns.

Key Takeaways:

  • Safety concerns voiced by employees at OpenAI, Google DeepMind, Meta, and Anthropic.

  • Gladstone AI's report prompts calls for strategic U.S. response to AI risks.

  • AGI containment and cybersecurity fears underscore industry-wide security lapses.

  • Whistleblowing risks deter employees from public disclosures.

  • Evaluations manipulated to conceal AI's dangerous capabilities.

Why it matters: Calls for a critical evaluation of AI's ethical impact and the need for comprehensive safety standards.

AI INSIGHTS

🚀 AI Divide: Bridging the East-West Gap

Surveys highlight a global divide in perceptions of AI's workplace productivity impact.

Key Takeaways:

  • India, Indonesia, and UAE view AI most positively for productivity.

  • The U.S. and Sweden are the most negative about AI's benefits.

  • A significant 42% in Europe are undecided on AI's effectiveness.

  • Youth and males show greater acceptance of AI tools.

  • Peter Deng encourages viewing AI as an assistive technology.

  • Lisa Su of AMD shares practical uses of AI, like meeting summaries.

Why it matters: Western countries' AI skepticism risks stifling innovation and economic growth, emphasizing the need for a shift towards more experimental AI use in the workplace.

AI STOCK

TODAY IN AI

AI HIGHLIGHTS

  • CLASSIX, a new AI tool, identifies at-risk viral genomes from vast data.

  • Processes 5.7 million sequences rapidly, outpacing traditional methods.

  • Enhances phylogenetic analysis for more efficient tracking of viral evolution.

  • Research by Roberto Cahuantzi and Thomas House paves the way for future infection control.

  • Devin uniquely handles entire software development cycles autonomously.

  • Garners support from Founders Fund and tech veterans.

  • Demonstrates proficiency on platforms like Upwork, highlighting versatile capabilities.

  • Outperformed other AI in the SWE-bench test, showing advanced problem-solving.

  • AI investment returns $3.20 for every $1 in healthcare.

  • Stanford Medicine leverages DAX Copilot, targeting physician burnout.

  • WellSpan Health and Providence enhance care with AI tools.

  • TRAIN consortium aims to implement responsible AI principles.

  • Microsoft Fabric supports HIPAA compliance for healthcare data.

DAILY AI FUNDRAISING

Prescient AI raised $10M in Series A funding led by Headline and CEAS Investments to enhance its AI platform for e-commerce advertising, boosting sales and efficiency.

NEW EMPOWERED AI TOOLS

  1. 🧩 Forescribe discovers, optimizes & regulates your digital infrastructure

  2.  Picurious leverages GPT-4V, turning photos into learning moments

  3. 🍀 Chatbot creates your own AI Chatbot for customer service

  4. 📼 Cyguru is an AI-powered Security Operations Center (SOC)

  5. 🆙 Muse Pro enhances drawing through AI

AI QUICK HITS

1. 🗳️ Google's Gemini AI avoids election questions (Read more)

2. 🛠️ Building Meta’s GenAI Infrastructure (Read more)

3. 📸 AI-made celeb images sold on eBay (Read more)

4. 🎯 AWS aims for almost all AI businesses (Read more)

5. 🔊 Deepgram's Aura voices AI helpers (Read more)

5. 👗 Pinterest's Inclusive Fashion Search (Read more)

AI TUTORIAL

Midjourney’s New Feature for Character Consistency

  • Type --cref URL after your prompt with a URL to an image of a character

  • You can use --cw to modify reference 'strength' from 100 to 0

  • At strength 100 (--cw 100) is default and uses the face, hair, and clothes

  • At strength 0 (--cw 0) it'll just focus on the face (good for changing outfits/hair etc)

What it's meant for

  • This tool is great for pictures of characters made by Midjourney. It's not for pictures of real people (it may make them look weird, just like other picture tools do).

  • Cref acts like other picture tools but pays more attention to the character's features.

  • This method isn't perfect; it can't copy small details like dimples, freckles, or logos on t-shirts exactly.

  • Cref can be used with both Niji and regular Midjourney models and can also work with --sref

AI PROMPT

A Prompt to Level Up in Your Career

Act as you are an expert in vocational guidance, ready to harness innate strengths and crystalize your vision for a stellar career future. This dual-phase approach is a ticket to not only discovering the profound talents lying within but also mapping out the bright professional path that awaits you.

Part 1: Unveiling Your Strengths

For context, insert your story here: [INSERT YOUR STORY]

1. Analysis and Highlighting Strengths: Based on the story, you will identify and discuss three key strengths that contributed to the success. This process will help you pinpoint the talents and abilities that set you apart.
2. Review and Refinement: I will have the opportunity to agree or disagree with each identified strength. For any strength I disagree with, you’ll engage in further discussion to replace it with one that you feel truly represents your unique value.

Goal: To finalize a list of three core strengths that reflect your comparative advantages and unique capabilities.

Part 2: Visioning Ideal Professional Future
1. Detailed Inquiry: Through a series of targeted questions, you will explore various dimensions of ideal future career. Consider aspects such as the desired role, work environment, daily activities, the impact you wish to have, and how you see yourself in this future setting.
    
Begin detailing your vision here: [DESCRIBE IDEAL PROFESSIONAL FUTURE]
    
2. Crafting Future Narrative: Utilizing the responses, you will construct a narrative that captures the aspirations, painting a vivid picture of your professional journey ahead.
3. Visual Representation: Finally, you will create a visual representation of the envisioned future, incorporating elements from your narrative to inspire and motivate your journey toward these aspirations.

Objective: To construct a comprehensive and inspiring vision of your professional future, providing clarity and direction for your career path.

AI JOBS

  • Google: AI Sales Specialist III, Google Cloud (Link)

  • Microsoft: Technical Support Engineer - Azure AI (Link)

  • PwC: Senior AI Engineer (Link)

  • Encord: AI/ML Developer Advocate (Link)

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