Microsoft $10 Billion into OpenAI and ChatGPT is AI IPhone Moment

Fortune and others are reporting that Microsoft will close a $10 billion investment deal into the artificial intelligence startup before the end of this month. This is discussed in the All-in-Pod cast. The deal will have a unique structure in that Microsoft will get 49% of the company but 75% of future profits. Chamath is …

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AI Model Trained With 174 Trillion Parameters

The BaGuaLu AI system used the Chinese Sunway exaflop supercomputer to train the largest AI model with over 174 trillion parameters. The miraculous capabilities of neural net AI systems like ChatGPT (AI generate novel text and stories) and Dall-E (AI generate novel pictures) and Alphafold2 (protein folding) comes from the growth of the AI models. …

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What is Really Happening with Quantum Computers?

I have been following quantum computers closely for over two decades and I spent the last few days meeting with many of the major quantum computer companies, listening to talks and presentations and hearing from representatives of several governmental agencies and groups at the Q2B conference (Quantum to Business) . UPDATE : This article has …

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Dawning of the Quantum Computer Age

Huge announcements in Quantum Computer Technology have been recently made and there is a clear and active path to 4000 by 2025 and 16000+ qubits by 2027. 70 error-mitigated qubits with over 50 step layers of algorithmic capability is believed to be the point where quantum computers will surpass exaflop supercomputers for cracking big problems. …

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New World Order

China has been the factory for the world for the past two to three decades but President Xi has made China too risky for business. There is potential for societal unrest in China with mass protests over Covid Zero and other policies. If you are maintaining a factory in China, you would want that factory …

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VFR CEO Helps Monetize Channels on Roku, Samsung and Smart TVs

How do you start and monetize a channel on Roku, Samsung and Apple TV? Eldar Buchris, CEO of VFR, describes how VFR helps content creators to monetize on Roku and other connected TV systems. Your Youtube content can be reused. The CPM (payment per thousand views) can be higher on connected television like Roku, Samsung, …

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Are Social NFTs the Next Big Trend?

Almost as soon as they burst onto the scene with CryptoKitties back in 2017, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been hailed as the future of digital collectibles. With their innate scarcity and the ability to represent just about anything digitally, NFTs have a lot of potential for a wide variety of applications. Unsurprisingly, this has led …

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Will FTX Collapse Cause a Crypto Winter ?

The FTX crypto exchange, was second largest in the world, has collapsed. Binance, the largest crypto exchange, was considering buying FTX but is now unlikely to follow through. Bitcoin (BTC) is under $17000. Ether (ETH) is below its post-Merge low of $1,160. As of June 30, 2022, Alameda Research (sister company of FTX, both headed …

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DARPA Studies Blockchain Vulnerabilities

DARPA engaged cybersecurity research and consulting firm Trail of Bits to examine the fundamental properties of blockchains and the cybersecurity risks associated with them. Trail of bits investigated the extent to which blockchains are truly decentralized. They focused primarily on the two most popular blockchains: Bitcoin and Ethereum. They also investigated proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains and …

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