Lore Issue #29: AI Video and The Future of Hollywood

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AI-generated video is rapidly improving as Hollywood writers go on strike amid concerns over AI replacing their roles. The timing may accelerate AI adoption in the film industry.

Key Insights:

  1. Writers' strike could hasten AI adoption in film.
  2. AI video soon viable for games, film B-roll, and marketing.
  3. Long-term: anyone could create their own movies; film budgets will drop.
  4. Actionable Takeaway: Consider exploring AI-generated video in your industry. Educate yourself about what is currently possible.

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AI Videos We Found:

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  • OpenAI this week rolled out new features to select users, including GPT-4 with browsing, GPT-4 code interpreter, and GPT-4 with 32K.
  • Palantir is building a chat LLM interface for war - Watch Video
  • IBM to Pause Hiring for Jobs That AI Could Do - Read Article
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  • Generative A.I. Start-Up Cohere Valued at About $2 Billion in Funding Round - Read Article
  • Guy Oseary and Ashton Kutcher-led Sound Ventures launches $240m artificial intelligence investment fund. - Read Article
  • Autonomize AI Raises $4M in Seed Funding - Read Article
  • ODAIA Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Its AI-Driven Commercial Insights Software for Pharma - Read Press Release
  • OpenAI closes $300M share sale at $27B-29B valuation - Read Article
  • Simpplr raises $70M for its AI-powered intranet platform - Read Article


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  • Augmented Reality with Knowledge Interactive Emergent Ability - Read Paper
  • MLCopilot: Unleashing the Power of Large Language Models in Solving Machine Learning Tasks - Read Paper
  • SalesGPT - Context-aware AI Sales Assistant inspired by BabyAGI - View GitHub
  • GPT-4-32K in action - View Tweet
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  • Open-source LLM trained with 64K+ context length coming later this week. - View Tweet


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-Nathan Lands

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