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💡 Apple's BIG Halloween Reveal

Plus: Biden's AI Executive Order

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Hey Edge Family, good morning! It was a big day in AI yesterday, let’s get into the updates.

The Breakdown:

  • 💎 𝟛 Tools to Give You The Edge

  • 🚨 𝟚 AI Updates: Apple Revel & Biden AI Order

  • 💻 𝟙 Practical Use of AI: Remove distractions

💎 𝟛 Tools to Give You The Edge

Practica: AI-based career coaching and mentorship

Looka: AI-powered platform for logo design and brand creation in seconds

Danelfin: AI powered stock investing

🚨 Breaking AI News 🚨

Source: Apple

Big Takeaway: Apple hosted a Halloween-themed "Scary Fast" Mac event on October 30th unveiling the new M3 chip family. (Watch 30min event here)

Here are the quick details:

  • The M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips were announced with major GPU upgrades focused on gaming and pro apps.

  • A new 14-inch base MacBook Pro model with an M3 chip was revealed, finally eliminating the Touch Bar. (Unpopular opinion: I actually like the touch bar.)

  • Higher-end 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros received M3 Pro and Max chips, plus a new matte black color finish.

  • Fun Fact: Apple Mentioned “AI” twice; this is the most they have ever mentioned AI in a product reveal 😂

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Source: NPR

Big Takeaway: President Biden issued an executive order to establish new AI safety and security standards.

  • The order REQUIRES companies to share foundation model test results with the government before deployment.

  • The order aims to protect Americans from AI risks as capabilities advance, targeting models that could endanger national security, economic security, or public health.

  • The order tasks the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with developing standards for extensive red team testing of AI systems

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🔎Extra Insights🔍

⚖️ New Research Shows How LLMs Learn Like Our Brains

New research found neural networks trained with self-supervised learning exhibit activity patterns mirroring animal brains doing similar tasks. This suggests the brain may use an analogous strategy to form world representations and interpret sensory data. (Full article here)

📈 AI Boom Predicted to Spark Silicon Valley Growth

Analyst Dan Ives believes the tech industry will thrive due to an impending AI boom, despite recent disappointing earnings. He says AI is the biggest tech innovation since the internet and will drive the next bull market. (Full article here)

✈️ Google cofounder's 'air yachts' have been approved for flight

LTA Research, Sergey Brin's business, has won FAA approval for its Pathfinder 1 airship, which is meant for humanitarian relief distribution and can carry up to 200 tons of cargo without requiring a runway. (Full article here)

💻 Real Life Use Cases

Chat GPT Prompt: Remove distractions

In the digital age, distractions are more prevalent than ever. Let ChatGPT help you remove distractions from your everyday life.

🔏 Copy and paste the prompt below
Can you provide a detailed guide to establish a workspace free from disruptions using the 5S technique?
Here’s a link to the results ⬇️

💼 Who’s hiring in AI

* 1 new job listing

  • *Rewind provides a personalized AI that remembers what you’ve seen. 8 job listings

  • Character AI is an AI research company focused on custom character chatbots. 17 job listings

  • Hugging Face largest open-sourced AI community. 12 job listings

  • Anthropic is an AI safety and research company. 45 job listings

  • Perplexity is an AI research company that focuses on search engines. 4 job listings

  • Replit is a company that provides online IDE software for developers. 20 job listings

  • C3 AI provides enterprise AI applications that meet business-critical needs. 100+ job listings

  • Runway is an applied AI research company focusing on art. 13 job listings

🔮 AI Inspiration

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