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In today's edition:

  • 🚀Top 12 Strategic Technology Trends for 2024

  • 🔮The AI-Quantum Fusion Era

  • 💡 Optimize AI Costs: Know Your LLM's Tokens

  • 🛠️A Key Challenge for Machine Learning Deployment

  • 🥊 Nvidia under pressure from tech giants

  • 📱 Baidu to power Apple AI in China

  • 🎬OpenAI Sora‘s first short film - "Air Head."

  • 🤖 AI Tools and Data Tools

  • 🖼️ A.I. Generated Image of the Day

Take control of your AWS spend and cut backup bills by 50%

As cloud adoption increases to run modernized applications, costs can quickly rise out of control. How do best-in-class companies manage their storage spend while continuing to grow the business? Clumio, a cloud-native backup solution, depends on cloud storage to run their entire business. They took a FinOps approach to optimizing their costs, and reduced their AWS dev costs by over 50%.

Her are the 12 strategic technology trends to act as enhancers of digital business and innovation over the next 3 to 5 years, According Gartner. 

A good open-source project impacts the lives of many developers and creates a fertile environment for collaboration. Many of the greatest breakthroughs in software development have come from open-source projects.

Quantum computing, fueled by entities like Google and IBM, is set to revolutionize sectors including healthcare and finance by merging with AI. While it promises significant advancements, practical applications are still emerging. Google’s $5 million incentive exemplifies efforts to catalyze real-world quantum breakthroughs, signaling a transformative era in computing.

The study highlights the importance of token efficiency for optimizing AI development costs, especially in multilingual contexts, emphasizing informed LLM selection.

esbuild and Redis are two examples of codebases with exceptional documentation - good documentation is necessary, especially if other people will see or contribute to the codebase

This article is excerpted from the book, "The AI Playbook: Mastering the Rare Art of Machine Learning Deployment," by Eric Siegel, Ph.D., with permission from the publisher, MIT Press. It is a product of the author’s work while he held a one-year position as the Bodily Bicentennial Professor in Analytics at the UVA Darden School of Business

🤖 AI News:

A group of tech heavyweights, including Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and Arm, just joined forces to challenge Nvidia's grip on the AI chip market.

The UXL Foundation aims to build an open-source software suite that allows AI code to run on any hardware, regardless of chip architecture.

Chinese tech giant Baidu will reportedly provide the AI backend for Apple's iPhone 16 and other products in China, a move driven by the country's strict regulatory requirements around AI models.

Shy Kids, a multimedia production company in Toronto, creatively uses OpenAI Sora in their filmmaking process.

Find out how people use Generative AI for different things like coming up with ideas, making Excel spreadsheets, making deals, and finding friends: 

· 23% ask for tech help

· 22% make stuff

· 17% ask for advice

· 15% learn new things

NVIDIA researchers have pumped a double shot of acceleration into their latest text-to-3D generative AI model, dubbed LATTE3D. Like a virtual 3D printer, LATTE3D turns text prompts into 3D representations of objects and animals within a second.

💡Tech Talks

The Race For AI Robots Just Got Real (OpenAI, NVIDIA and more)

 🔥Top AI tools to increase productivity: 

  1. AiREPLI, the advanced AI Email Writer designed to streamline your email communication.

  2. Notta is an AI-based voice-to-text transcription service that supports 104 languages

  3. Jack AI helps marketers write marketing material for different websites such as Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin.

  4. Claude Investor — an open-source investment analyst powered by Claude 3.

  5. Glossarie — Read your favorite pieces of literature to learn new languages.

  6. No-Code Leaderboard — a worldwide, no-code development ranking platform.

  7. Butternut AI — an intuitive, fast, versatile AI website builder.

View our database of all the best AI tools for your needs:

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👨‍💻 Data Tools, Libraries  

Open-source, browser-local data exploration using DuckDB-Wasm and PRQL.

Developer environments you can take with you.

A tool to provide engineers with secure access to production databases without impairing productivity.

The missing Package Manager for Kubernetes.

A.I. Generated Image of the Day

I used Midjourney v6 to create photos of famous ancient places in the style of Wes Anderson. The results are awesome. (source)

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