Discover more from WorkWithAI.com's Daily Newsletter
Hugging Face Created Hugging Chat, an Open-Source Alternative to ChatGPT
⚡ Today’s Highlights
📰 News: Hugging Face created an open-source alternative to ChatGPT that acts as a “do-it-all” app
💰 Funding: Replit, PreAct Technologies, Ox, Kluster, and Barometer
🦾 Tools: AI makes data analysis effortless
📅 Events: Semantic Layer Summit 2023 is today!
📰 Today's Top Stories
(4 min read) (Source: TechCrunch)
TLDR: Hugging Face has launched an open-source alternative to OpenAI’s popular AI chatbot, ChatGPT, called HuggingChat.
The new model can write code, draft emails and compose rap lyrics, and is available for testing through a web interface and can be integrated with existing apps and services via Hugging Face’s API.
HuggingChat's AI model was developed by Open Assistant, a German non-profit responsible for creating the dataset used to train Stable Diffusion, the text-to-image AI model.
HuggingChat joins a growing list of open-source alternatives to ChatGPT, including StableLM, which some researchers have criticized for their potential malicious uses.
(6 min read) (Source: TechCrunch)
TLDR: Nvidia has launched an open-source toolkit, NeMo Guardrails, designed to make AI-powered apps that generate text more accurate, appropriate, on-topic and secure.
The software includes all the code, examples and documentation businesses need to add safety to AI apps that generate text. It is designed to work with most generative language models and can be used to keep AI applications on track, preventing them from providing inaccurate information or using toxic language.
Guardrails lets developers set up three types of boundaries: topical, safety and security. NeMo Guardrails will be incorporated into Nvidia's NeMo framework.
(2 min read) (Source: Reuters)
TLDR: OpenAI has introduced a chat history off feature in ChatGPT, allowing users to disable conversation logging to improve data privacy.
OpenAI will only review the conversations if required to monitor abuse before permanent deletion.
OpenAI is developing a ChatGPT Business subscription for professionals and enterprises seeking more data control. An export feature has also been added to allow easy access to conversations and relevant data.
(6 min read) (Source: TechCrunch)
TLDR: Runway, an AI startup, has released a mobile app featuring Gen-1, a video-to-video generative AI model that enables users to transform videos using text prompts, images, or presets. The app generates four previews for users to select from, with the final video taking up to two minutes to produce.
The app offers a variety of presets, such as cloudscape or claymation, to transform existing videos or record new ones. It also allows users to upload images or type ideas into the text box. However, the app is currently only available on iOS devices.
(2 min read) (Source: The Verge)
TLDR: TikTok is developing a tool that generates AI-made profile pictures.
Users can submit 3-10 photos and pick 2-5 styles, then AI generates the photos, which can be downloaded or used as an avatar or in a TikTok story.
(4 min read) (Source: Bloomberg)
TLDR: Bloomberg reports that Apple is developing a paid health coaching service, Quartz, to use AI and Apple Watch data to create customized health-coaching programs.
The service is set to launch next year and will offer tailored advice on exercise, sleep, and nutrition.
💰 Funding Alerts
Replit, the developer platform and creator of the AI tool Ghostwriter, has closed a $97.4 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz's Growth Fund at a $1.16 billion post-money valuation.
Replit's 22 million developers worldwide can quickly set up any development environment and release fully functional live apps in seconds using the power of AI.
The company will use the funds to expand its cloud services for developers, innovate on its core development experience, and further AI and LLMs development with Ghostwriter.
PreAct Technologies, a market leader in flash LiDAR technology that uses AI to process sensor data on the edge, raised $20 million in a Series B funding round led by I Squared Capital after acquiring Gestoos in January of this year to combine their AI algorithm development platform with PreAct’s LiDAR technology.
The company aims to provide affordable and reliable systems for industries such as automotive, healthcare, and robotics.
The funding will be used to support the development of AI-based computer vision solutions and the expansion into non-automotive applications, such as the industrial sector.
Arkansas-based Ox has raised $12.6 million in a series A round co-led by BBG Ventures (Susan Lyne, Managing Partner and Co-Founder) and MaC Venture Capital to pioneer human-centered automation in supply chains.
The technology, which includes wearable devices and AI-powered instructions, benefits workers by turning tribal knowledge into operational procedures, creating an equal playing field for all employees.
Ox plans to use the funds to fuel customer expansion, scale additional use cases and further pioneer the human-centered automation category throughout frontline operations.
Kluster, a platform for planning and executing revenue strategy, raised a $5 million Series A round led by Foresight Group (Jack Eadie, Managing Director), SuperSeed (Mads Jensen, Managing Partner) and strategic angels.
Kluster uses AI to help executives and revenue leaders of fast-growing businesses consistently beat their targets.
The investment will be used to accelerate product development, expand the go-to-market team, and move deeper into the American market.
Barometer, a startup that provides brand suitability and contextual targeting solutions for audio mediums, has raised $2.25 million in its latest seed funding round led by Knoll Ventures, BDMI, and HearstLab.
With Barometer's Brand Integrity Cloud, which uses AI models to analyze podcast transcripts for content and sentiment, advertisers can determine the market fit and potential impact.
The company plans to use the funds to expand its sales and engineering teams, invest in R&D for its brand safety platform and contextual offering, and add more granular targeting functionality to both platforms.
🦾 Trending Tools
Use natural language and easily analyze data with Secoda AI, the AI-first data discovery solution. Built for analytics engineers and business teams, it lets you turn text into SQL, automate documentation, and integrate with your entire data stack. Try it now for free!
MovingLake's AI Insights, powered by ChatGPT, allows anyone to ask plain English questions and get data and dashboards from their databases in seconds. Say goodbye to tech-savviness and hello to real-time data visualizations.
Notice is a no-code AI editor that simplifies the creation and management of FAQs, documentation, blogs, and more. Save time with pre-filled templates and GPT-3 content generation, and translate your content into over 100 languages in just one click.
Using insights from millions of online conversations, YouScan's Insights Copilot offers real-time responses to your inquiries about consumer feedback, helping you gain qualitative insights effortlessly on the YouScan platform. Streamline your social analytics and make informed decisions with the first social listening assistant powered by ChatGPT.
Quicky AI simplifies and accelerates your web browsing experience with the power of AI. Supercharge your productivity with features like summarization, rewording, answer-finding, and text correction, all with just a few clicks!
Introspect is an AI-powered journal that asks thought-provoking questions to guide your writing and gain more clarity. Upgrade for unlimited questions and start journaling with an AI co-pilot today!
👀 More Reading
Google’s search business is feeling the heat (The Verge)
🌎 Fresh Content
1. Robert Scoble recently spoke with the founders of Siri, one of the world’s first and most well-known AI assistants, to share how they believe AI will evolve and change the world by 2034. Adam Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, and Tom Gruber are legends in the AI space and some of the first people to introduce the world to AI. (YouTube)
2. Axios reported that, after President Joe Biden announced that he will run for re-election in 2024, the RNC responded with an AI-generated video depicting a dystopian future in which he wins again. The 2024 election is set to be the first in which AI-generated content like this is used to support political agendas. (Twitter)
NEW: @axios w/ a first look at RNC’s video response to Biden
It is also the committee’s first video that is 100% generated by AI software meant to create images that look and feel real (in this case an imagined dystopia look at the future of Biden wins)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
📅 Upcoming Events
Semantic Layer Summit 2023 (April 26th, 2023, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM EST / Virtual) is a free one-day virtual event featuring 50+ Enterprise Data Leaders & Top Industry Technologists. Hear advice and best practices from top data leaders, AI & BI technologists, & industry experts in Enterprise data analytics.
EmTech Digital (May 2-3, 2023 / In person on the MIT campus or Virtual), MIT Technology Review’s signature AI conference, provides CIOs, CPOs, and IT decision makers with the technical insight and business expertise to implement AI systems that enhance products, improve customer experiences, and ensure market success. This year’s conference focuses on the game-changing power of generative AI and how it will impact creators and clients alike. We’ll explore the models behind the technology and the legal implications of generated content. We meet leading researchers and explore hands-on case studies of amazing applications of all forms of AI.
ODSC East 2023’s AI Expo (May 9-11, 2023 / In person at Boston Hynes Convention Center or Virtual) will be hosting talks from some of the best and brightest minds in data science and AI. Attend partner sessions that offer compelling insights on how to make data science and AI work for your industry, with topics including Machine Learning & Deep Learning Platforms, MLOps & Data Infrastructure, Data Annotation & Data Labeling, Data Analytics & Decision Intelligence Systems, Machine Learning on the Cloud & Big Data. Network with over 4,500 data science and AI experts and join the most influential Data Science community worldwide.
The Data Innovation Summit (May 11-12, 2023 / In person in Kistamässan, Stockholm or Virtual through Agorify) is the largest and most influential annual Data and AI event in the Nordics and beyond, bringing together the most innovative minds, enterprise practitioners, technology providers, start-up innovators and academics, working with Data Science, Big Data, ML, AI, Data Management, Data Engineering, IoT and Analytics, in one place to discuss ways to accelerate AI-driven transformation throughout companies, industries and public organizations. It is the place to be for all professionals and organizations working with the utilization of data and AI innovation for enhancing customer experience, improving operational processes, enabling future sustainability, reinventing business models, or developing data-driven products and services.
These prompts enable you to utilize ChatGPT as a tool to improve your marketing skills. You can request ChatGPT to write a marketing campaign that visualizes the customer journey from awareness to conversion and presents your product/service as a solution to their pain points, persuasive emails that highlight unique benefits and address objections, and an email that persuades your ideal customer to build loyalty towards your product/service.
Customer Journey Map Campaign
Request ChatGPT to write a marketing campaign outline that visualizes the customer journey from awareness to conversion and presents your product/service as a solution to their pain points.
Prompt: "I need you to write a marketing campaign outline using the 'Customer Journey Map' framework for our ideal customer persona. Visualize the journey from awareness to conversion and create content that aligns with each stage. Highlight the features and benefits of our product and explain how it can improve their situation. Start by asking me the relevant information you require to produce the best results. Please confirm that you're ready by saying 'Ready to create the campaign.'"
Request ChatGPT to write a persuasive email that convinces your ideal customer to purchase your product/service by highlighting its unique benefits and addressing potential objections.
Prompt: "I need a persuasive email that will convince my ideal customer persona to purchase my product/service. Start by asking me for the relevant information you require to produce the best results. Please provide me with the type of email, product/service, and any potential objections. Then confirm that you're ready by saying 'Ready to write the email.'"
Repeat Business Email
Request ChatGPT to write an email that persuades your ideal customer to build loyalty towards your product/service by highlighting its unique benefits and addressing potential objections.
Prompt: "I need an email that will persuade my ideal customer persona to build loyalty towards my product/service. Start by asking me for the relevant information you require to produce the best results. Please provide me with the type of email, product/service, and any potential objections. Then confirm that you're ready by saying 'Ready to write the email.'"
That's all for today's email! If you want more please follow us at the social channels linked below, or check out our website!
Share our newsletter: If you like our work please share/forward this email with your friends, colleagues, and family. It's the best way to support us!
If this email was forwarded to you please sign up here to continue receiving them.
Want your content, product, jobs, or event featured in our newsletter? Reply to this email with the details, and our team will reach out to you.
Do you use AI for work? Tell us how, and you could be featured in our newsletter!
Check out our website for more resources, including a list of AI investors, products, events, and twitter follows.
For an archive of all our posts, click here.
We'd love to hear from you! You can always leave us comments or feedback by replying to this email!