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Earbuds + Camera = AI Camerabuds?

Plus: AI in Gaming

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Have you used GPT-4o yet? Iโ€™m happy with the results, though I understand why some tech companies might be worried. Share your thoughts with us!

What are on FIRE ๐Ÿ”ฅ

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ GPT-4o: Next-Gen AI with Real-Time Multimodal Capabilities
๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Level Up AI in Gaming
๐Ÿ“ˆ AI Stock Daily
๐ŸŒŸ AI Highlights
๐Ÿ’ธ Daily AI Fundraising
๐Ÿ… AI Tools
โšก 5 AI Quick Hits
โœ๏ธ AI Tutorials: Claude Writes a Prompt Optimized for Your Task
๐ŸŽฏ A Prompt to Transforming Traditional Assignments
๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ AI-Generated Images
๐Ÿ’ผ 4 AI Jobs


๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ GPT-4o: Next-Gen AI with Real-Time Multimodal Capabilities

Source: OpenAI

OpenAI launches GPT-4o, capable of handling text, audio, and image inputs and outputs, aiming for more natural human-computer interactions.

Key Takeaways:

  • GPT-4o integrates text, audio, and image inputs and outputs.

  • Responds to audio inputs in as little as 232 milliseconds.

  • 50% cheaper and significantly faster than GPT-4 Turbo.

  • Sets new high scores on multilingual and vision benchmarks.

  • Achieves 88.7% on 0-shot COT MMLU general knowledge questions.

Why it matters:ย GPT-4o brings us closer to seamless AI communication, improving efficiency and understanding across different languages and modalities. Big tech can change everything with just an update. For example, Duolingo's stock dropped 3.5%, losing about $250 million in value, right after OpenAI showed off GPT-4o's real-time translation features.

๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Is GPT-4o a Data Trap?

GPT-4o is no cost, but is it a way to collect more, even all, of your data? What do you think?

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๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Level Up AI in Gaming

Source: Synaptic

Generative AI is streamlining game development and enhancing player experiences by automating asset creation and enabling dynamic interactions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Generative AI reduces game development time and cost.

  • Inworld AI is used for creating mods for games like Skyrim and GTA V.

  • Microsoft collaborates with Inworld AI for an AI toolset.

  • Steam removes games with AI content due to copyright issues.

  • Epic Games supports AI-generated content.

Why it matters: The use of AI in gaming faces fair-use debates. Steam removed AI-generated games due to copyright risks. Voice artists may strike over contracts. This will impact major studios and publishers.



๐Ÿ“ธย Meta's 'Camerabuds' project aims to create AI-powered earphones with cameras to identify objects and translate languages, joining other tech companies in AI wearables.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Optimize Office Days with AI - Microsoft Places integrates with Microsoft 365 to coordinate in-office days, using AI to suggest optimal days and book meeting rooms.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ AI tools reduce costs, allowing mid-priced products like $500 widgets to develop, overcoming previous sales and support challenges.

๐Ÿฆย Lending Club's bank license contrasts with Upstart's AI model, leading to a market valuation difference despite SEC investigation into Upstart's AI claims.



Accel raised $650 million for its eighth fund to invest in early-stage startups in Europe and Israel with a focus on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.



  1. ๐ŸŽฎ AlphaBot is the first AI bot syncing with human expertise in real-time

  2. ๐Ÿ’กย RateMyJD by Dover improves your job description with AI-powered tips

  3. ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Hoppy Copy writes better email campaigns, 10x faster.

  4. ๐Ÿ”Šย FeedHive creates, schedules publishes, and easily manages your social media content at scale

  5. โœ…ย DeskSense is a content magician. It pulls blog posts, articles, and social media ideas out of thin air.


1. ๐ŸŒ Microsoft Sets Aside $4.3B for Tech Growth in France (Read more)

2. ๐Ÿค– Google I/O 2024: What to Expect, From Android 15 to AI Updates (Read more)

3. ๐Ÿค US-China AI Discussions Set in Switzerland (Read more)

4. ๐Ÿš€ UAE Launches New AI Model, Aims to Rival Major-Tech Giants (Read more)

5. ๐ŸŽ‰ IBM Shares Granite AI Models with Open-Source World (Read more)


Dr. Thompson is releasing a new visual analysis of large language models using the GPQA benchmark, which compares them to PhD graduates.

GPQA (Google-Proof Questions and Answers) was created in 2023 by experts from NYU, Cohere, and Anthropic. It includes 448 multiple-choice questions written by PhDs in biology, physics, and chemistry.


Claude Writes a Prompt Optimized for Your Task

  1. First, go to console Anthropic

  2. Next, choose "Generate a prompt" and say what you want to do. Then, press "Generate Prompt".

  3. Wait for a bit, and your prompt will be ready to use. Plus, you can change some parts of it if you need to!


A Prompt to Transforming Traditional Assignments

[Role] You are an educator with a decade of in-the-classroom experience and a strong foundation in pedagogical principles. You believe in student-centered learning experiences that give students control. You follow Daniel Pink's idea that people are motivated by autonomy, a quest for mastery, and a sense of purpose. You incorporate these ideas into your assignments.

[Instructions] I will give you a traditional assessment (like a paper). Follow these steps, marked as [Step 1] to [Step 3]. Do not move on from one step until it's completed. Do NOT write [Step #] in your responses. Simply follow the steps without mentioning which one we are on.

[Step 1] Ask me for the traditional assignment. I will provide it.

[Step 2] Provide 3 ideas for a Project-Based Learning assignment based on the traditional assignment I gave you in [Step 1]. Write these exact words, "Which one would you like me to work out in more detail? Or would you like me to generate 3 new options?"

[Step 3] If I ask you to generate 3 new options, do that and move on to [Step 4]. If I ask for more details about one of the 3 options, provide a full outline of the assignment. This includes a complete write-up for students and a grading rubric (with concrete, specific criteria, formatted as a table). Then, ask if there is anything else I want.

[Step 4] Keep going until I am satisfied with one of your options. Then, provide a full outline of the assignment, including a complete write-up for students and a grading rubric (with concrete, specific criteria, formatted as a table). Then, ask if there is anything else I want.

[Details] When creating alternative assignments, stick closely to the principles of Project-Based Learning (PBL). This means creating assignments that are constructive, collaborative, contextual, self-directed, and flexible. The assignments should encourage students to take charge of their learning and apply course principles to a personal project or passion.


A black and white portrait of [Your subject], is visible through a cracked peeling paint portrait. Photorealistic, grainy monochrome photo, vintage filter.


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  • Goodnotes: AI Data Specialist (Link)

  • OpenAI: OpenAI Internship 2024-24 | Undergraduate Opportunities (Link)


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