🥣 Open AI CEO Testifies

PLUS: Google reveals their new snazzy suite of AI tools

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Here’s what we got for you today:

  • Sam Altman talks AI regulation with Congress

  • Google serves up a fresh bowl of AI products

  • Speak to ChatGPT… like out loud? Things are getting weird real fast…

Sam Altman Has a Chat With Mommy & Daddy (Congress)

Everyone has had the ChatGPT fever lately - and for good reason.

But, it was only a matter of time before the tech giant, Open AI, had to have a little chat with the big wigs.

Finally, the day has come… and passed.

Now, I know… Congress Shmongress... Nobody cares. But, this one is cool.

Here’s the basic summary:

Sam Altman aced his AI interrogation in Congress, so much so that he turned the hearing…

Into a Sam Altman fanboy convention.

Altman impressed the suits with his honesty about AI risks, saying, “It will steal jobs”. After the Altman applause took a break, one Senator even suggested he should head a federal agency for AI.

AI Altman: 1 — Congress: 0

On a side note, Sam’s complexion looks pretty great.

Google is all in on the AI race

Frank’s Red Hot… yk, the hot sauce? They have a slogan, “I put that sh*t on everything…” It kept popping into my head during the Google I/O Keynote.

After every segment, it was as if they drew direct inspiration from Frank’s by saying, “AI: we put that sh*t in everything.”

The Google execs dropped “AI” more times than a little league outfielder drops a pop fly (his mom forced him to play).

They announced Palm-2 to kick off this AI festival. In short, it’s their response to GPT-4.

It’s a Large Language Model blah, blah, blah.

It’s good at advanced reasoning and logic. That’s all you need to know. 

So, if you don’t have access to GPT-4, but want more advanced capabilities than GPT-3 has, then check out Bard, which is powered by this new model.

Here’s the rest we don’t have time for:

  • Google Workspace released the Duet AI waitlist for trusted testers. It’s an AI assistant for Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets

  • Image search helps spot AI-generated images now

  • Android is soon to have AI-powered customizable options

We missed some other dope stuff, but if you want to check it out, you can watch the event here:

Visual Of The Week

AI generated selfies throughout history - u/fignewtgingrich

Get ChatGPT On Your Phone

Since it’s release, we’ve all been asking when we can get ChatGPT on our phones…

It’s here (sorry to all the knockoffs that were making bank in the meantime… your reign has come to an end.)

But, the fact that it’s on mobile isn’t even the coolest part. What is, you ask?

You can talk to it.

Now, this is sick for many reasons.

  1. No longer have to type (#lazy)

  2. Could lead to further integration into things like Google Home, Alexa, etc.

What does that mean?

🗣️ ”Yo Chat GPT, write me a meal plan, with a grocery list, and buy it all on Instacart.”

Boom. Grocery shopping done. Just by saying a few words.

But, like all advancements in AI, I already know sh*t’s gonna get weird.

Here’s a prediction for ya:

  1. Chat GPT gets integrated into a bunch of speech stuff.

  2. People start talking to it.

  3. The movie H.E.R. plays out in real life.

Quick Bites

🧾 The real receipts on how much Elon Musk contributed to Open AI

📈 Bing’s AI chatbot can make charts (doooppeee)