This week in AI | Week 4

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This week has been a big one for artificial intelligence (AI), with several major events that are set to change how we interact with technology. First update: Anthropic rolled out their new Claude models, which are getting a lot of attention. Then, there’s the launch of Haiper by some of the experts who used to work at DeepMind, which is pretty exciting. And the big moves happening at OpenAI. All in all, it’s been a week packed with important updates in AI.

Anthropic Introduces Claude 3

Anthropic Claude 3 models

On March 4, 2024, Anthropic unveiled the Claude 3 model family, a significant development in LLMs. This new family includes three distinct models: Claude 3 Haiku, Claude 3 Sonnet, and Claude 3 Opus. Each one is designed to provide a specific mix of smarts, quickness, and value for money, aiming to meet a wide range of application requirements.

Key Highlights:

  • Diverse Model Family: With the fast response of Haiku to the deep understanding of Opus, the Claude 3 family meets a broad spectrum of AI demands.
  • Advanced Capabilities: Demonstrating superior performance in benchmarks, Claude 3 models excel in analysis, forecasting, and multilingual communication.
  • Enhanced User Experience: With improvements in speed, accuracy, and fewer refusals, Claude 3 models promise a more seamless interaction across various applications.

Haiper: AI Video Generation

Hapier Video Generation

Following the release of OpenAI’s Sora model, DeepMind alumni Yishu Miao and Ziyu Wang introduce Haiper, focusing on the dynamic field of video generation. With $13.8 million in seed funding, Haiper aims to build a video creation platform through AI.

Key Highlights:

  • Innovative Video Creation: Haiper enables users to generate videos from text prompts, offering a glimpse into the future of content creation.
  • Community Focus: By providing free access to its video generation features, Haiper seeks to build a robust community around its platform.
  • Strategic Collaborations: Partnering with companies like JD.com, Haiper explores commercial applications of its technology, showcasing its versatility and potential for growth.

OpenAI’s Strategic Board Reshuffle

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OpenAI announces significant changes to its board, reinstating CEO Sam Altman and welcoming three new members: Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Nicole Seligman, and Fidji Simo. This move addresses previous criticisms and underscores OpenAI’s commitment to diversity and strategic leadership.

Key Highlights:

  • Diverse Leadership: The addition of Desmond-Hellmann, Seligman, and Simo brings a wealth of experience from various sectors to OpenAI’s board.
  • Strategic Vision: The reshuffled board aims to guide OpenAI through complex regulatory environments and global challenges, emphasising responsible AI development.
  • Commitment to Diversity: Responding to feedback, OpenAI’s board expansion reflects a broader commitment to inclusivity and diverse perspectives in steering the organization’s mission.
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Conclusion

This week, we have seen some exciting updates from Anthropic, Haiper, and OpenAI. Anthropic is making AI even smarter, Haiper is leading the way with new video creation tools, and OpenAI is making sure their team and board are stronger.

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Neha
March 10, 2024

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