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Hey Edge Family, good morning! I don’t have any words for what is going on in the AI world right now.
💎 𝟛 Tools to Give You The Edge
🚨 𝟚 AI Updates: Sama’s Return? & Amazon AI commitment
💻 𝟙 Practical Use of AI: LinkedIn summary
Future Tools: AI tools directory with over 2300 tools
Poe: Alternative Chatbot to ChatGPT (may come in handy now)
Browse AI: Extract and monitor data from any website
🚨 Breaking AI News 🚨
Big Takeaway: Ilya Sutskever (the co-founder responsible for this chaos) flipped to support Altman🤯, but two more board members must change their minds for Sam Altman and Greg Brockman to return.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed reports that only two OpenAI board members need to flip to reinstate Altman.
Ilya Tweeted: "I deeply regret my participation in the board's actions. I never intended to harm OpenAI. I love everything we've built together, and I will do everything I can to reunite the company."
738 out of 778 OpenAI employees signed a letter demanding the board resign or they would all quit.
It has recently come out that the current CEO, Emmett Shear, was OpenAI’s third pick. Nat Friedman, the former CEO of GitHub, and Alexander Wang, the current CEO of Scale AI, were both ahead of Emmett, but they declined the offer.
Big Takeaway: Amazon announced an "AI Ready" commitment to provide free AI skills training to 2 million people globally by 2025.
This includes new initiatives for adults and young learners, plus expanding existing programs to increase access.
8 new free courses are offered on in-demand AI jobs for business leaders and technologists.
A $12 million scholarship with Udacity will provide generative AI courses to over 50,000 students globally. Hour of Code collaboration introduces K-12 students to AI concepts like generative models through creative projects.
🖊️ Is Humane’s AI Pin Catching on
Humane's AI Pin wearable advertises itself as a $699 device plus subscription to reduce phone use. Unlike smartwatches or glasses, the heavy pin realistically only pairs with outerwear, dragging down lighter clothes. Users must be intentional about outfits. The question remains. Is it practical? (Full article here)
🔥 C3 AI fires workers for cost savings
C3AI released an unknown number of employees yesterday, adding to the seemingly endless tech layoffs this year. (Full article here)
👥 Discord shuts down their chatbot
Discord has announced that their AI chatbot Clyde will be decommissioned at the end of the month, and users will no longer be able to access it in DMs or groups. (Full article here)
💻 Real Life Use Cases
Chat GPT Prompt: LinkedIn Summary
Use this ChatGPT prompt to turn your resume into a LinkedIn summary.
🔏 Copy and paste the prompt below ⏬
Can you write a summary for my LinkedIn profile using my resume [Paste Resume]?
Here’s the results ⬇️
💼 Who’s hiring in AI
*Shield AI is an aerospace and defense technology focusing on AI drones and aircrafts (47 lob listings)
*Factory AI is a research company focused on building autonomous coding agents (6 job listings)
OpenAI is a research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose AI benefits all of humanity. (84 job listings)
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
That’s all for today!
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