📰 So Much Happened This Week! 📰

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Hey hey!

Happy Friday! We’re back for a shorter issue!

In this week’s issue:

  • AI Thoughts on AIR

  • The Google Announcements!

  • A Lot Of AI Things Happened

AI THOUGHTS ON AIR!

A long-time subscriber reached out to me a few weeks back and invited me onto her podcast! Big shoutout to the Conversologist Lab for hosting me 🤩

“Join us as Sam Pierre-Gilles […] shares expert insights on striking the perfect balance between AI-driven solutions and simpler systems. 🧠 But when is AI the RIGHT solution? 🤔 Tune in to find out!

Stay curious, stay learning, stay connected with The Conversologist. Head to Spotify now to listen to the full podcast.”

(No) PRODUCT OF THE WEEK!

No Product of the week this week since I’ve been on the go.

There will be no AI Product Report next week as I need to travel, and this will extend into the following week. See you on May 31st!

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THE GOOGLE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Google is introducing a host of new AI features to its products, with significant upgrades to its search capabilities and other innovative tools. Here are some of the key innovations:

  • Gemini AI in Search: This feature enhances search results by generating comprehensive overviews for complex queries, making it easier to find the information you need quickly and efficiently.

  • Project Astra: This innovative tool allows users to interact with the world around them through their smartphone cameras. By simply pointing your phone at an object, Project Astra can provide real-time information and context, blending the digital and physical worlds seamlessly.

  • Veo: Veo takes video creation to the next level by enabling users to generate high-resolution videos using AI. This makes it easier for anyone to create professional-quality videos without needing extensive video editing skills.

  • New TPU Chip: Google has developed a new sixth-generation tensor processing unit (TPU) chip designed to compete with Nvidia’s processors. This chip aims to improve the performance and efficiency of AI operations, supporting the growing demand for advanced AI applications.

These advancements showcase Google’s commitment to staying ahead in the AI industry, continually pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and maintaining its competitive edge against rivals like OpenAI.

A LOT OF AI THINGS HAPPENED

Some other notable news and product launches from this week

  • Alibaba is fueling the growth of China's AI scene with significant investments in local startups. Discover how these funds are shaping the future of AI in China and what it means for the global tech landscape. Check out the full story here.

  • Temenos is revolutionizing core banking with its new secure generative AI solutions. Learn how these innovations aim to enhance security and efficiency in the banking sector. Read more about these exciting developments here.

  • Generative AI is transforming the way we design user interfaces and experiences. Explore the latest trends and technologies that are shaping the future of UI/UX design. Dive into the details here.

  • Unidoc is bringing advanced AI capabilities to emergency room settings, promising faster and more accurate patient care. Find out how this technology is set to revolutionize emergency healthcare. Get the full scoop here.

  • Big updates are coming to ChatGPT! OpenAI is set to unveil new improvements that will make your AI interactions even better. Stay ahead of the curve and learn what's new here.

  • Cloudflare is launching an AI/ML suite designed for real-time telemetry of user activities. Discover how this new tool can enhance security and performance monitoring. Check out the full article here.

Raises Recap

  • 🧬👨🏽‍🔬Allozymes is making waves with its enzymatic solutions, raising $15 million in Series A funding. Learn how this startup plans to revolutionize various industries with its innovative technology. Read more here.

  • MetisX is taking on NVIDIA, and has secured $44 million in Series A funding to advance its innovative solutions and fight the tech behemoth! Find out what this funding means for the company and its future projects. Get the details here.

  • Samsung Medison is acquiring a French ultrasound AI startup for $92 million. Learn how this acquisition will enhance Samsung's healthcare technology portfolio. The group intents to let the new acquire to operate independently. Read the full story here

Keep an eye out, there’s more to follow on the AWS Conference that happened yesterday

Stay well, and until next week.

-✌🏽 Sam

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