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30 OpenAI Sora Observations

Random Observation/Comment #832: Definitely living in a simulation. Why this List? How did we go from a wacky Will Smith eating spaghetti to this freaking gorgeous text to video technology from OpenAI Sora? If you missed it, this is one as significant as the first Dall-E release. There will be a lot of production genres impacted by the speed and...

30 Human Ages of GPT

Random Observation/Comment #824: GPT40 cut deep. Why this list? 2023 is going to be the year of Wars and AI (and AI Wars). The most impressive part of this technological achievement is the existential threat to SaaS businesses and white collar workers. If you see the differences from Nov 2022 to Nov 2023, you’d think the LLM and surrounding technology...

30 Ideas for GPTs

Random Observation/Comment #823: The Future of Work will be different. Change always scares people, even if it’s for the better better and gives you back more time to enjoy life. Why this list? GPTs are AI Agents that can be built through OpenAI’s GPT Builder (which is now fully rolled out to all ChatGPT Plus users) and hosted by OpenAI....

30 AI Risks

Random Observation/Comment #821: I’ll keep writing lists of 30 so AI doesn’t put me into retirement from brainstorming and being creative. //Generated through prompting ChatGPT using Dall-E3. I love having the iterations and not even writing the prompt myself Why this list? 99% of the use cases for Generative AI with LLM semantic understanding will likely have positive outcomes for...

30 Ideas for an Applied AI Group

Random Observation/Comment #816: I like to use “please” and “thank you” in my AI prompts. All hail the glow cloud. //Generated on MidJourney. I find it hilarious an AI overlord bot would just be typing away on a computer with explosions in the background. Why this List? I believe in the decentralized approach to learning and implementing applied AI for...

30 Internet and App Phases

Random Observation/Comment #815: Technology is so much fun to follow. I will always be a technology philosopher. //Generated on MidJourney. I love how cool this looks, but how meaningless it is. Why this List? The internet and tech world have been on a wild ride for the past 50+ years. It all started with big, clunky mainframe computers and the...

Faceswap Guide

Random Observation/Comment #814: Faceswapping is my new party trick. Don’t trust anything on the internet. In this Guide I spent a week having way too much fun creating faceswaps using InsightFace and MidJourney discord bots. The bot does all of the work including color/lighting, matching facial expressions, keeping scars/patterns, and addition/removal of glasses. What would take a photoshop expert a...

30 ChatGPT Future Features

Random Observation/Comment #813: On one hand, I hope the open source LLM battle wins. On the other, I think we need some guardrails or we’ll accidentally connect our services to Skynet and lead to our doom. //Generated on Midjourney using a pan left and right feature. I used this in an internal company presentation showing the launch of Claude 2...

30 Common AI Requests

Random Observation/Comment #809: The best way to learn AI is to build with the tools (and ask ChatGPT to give you a full 2-hour crash course with tested projects). Why this list? There are so many use cases and buzzwords for AI tools. We basically want AI to do everything to make us more productive without replacing our jobs. I...

30 Generative AI Image Experiments

Random Observation/Comment #807: My new hobby is to look at images, try to describe them in detail, and then recreate it with some AI tool in a different style or combined artists. Why this list? I love experimenting with Generative AI image projects like midjourney, stable diffusion, dall-e via bing’s image creator, and Leonardo.ai. I personally have found midjourney to...

30 AI and AGI Trends

Random Observation/Comment #798: The explosion of AGI hype and practical use cases is too fast and furious to ignore. Why this List? I’ve been obsessed with AI progress because all of the hype and real life applications have been exponentially better with unlock. It’s getting so crazy and fast that the “public internet” version pushed forward by OpenAI and Chatgpt...

30 ChatGPT Musings and Use Cases

Random Observation/Comment #782: I don’t need to write lists of 30s anymore. All hail our robot overlords. Why this list? In Oct 2022, I wrote a post on 30 areas AI is taking over. Little did I know that everything I thought would be applied is even simpler when we enter into a narrative economy with #chatgpt.For those who haven’t...

30 Areas AI Takes Over

Random Observation/Comment #776: AI can easily write lists of 30 for me. Maybe I need to spend my time on things that aren’t easily replaced by data processing and optimized decision making algorithms. Why this List? Continuing on the Oct 2022 trend of thinking about tech more broadly, I wanted to map out how AI can be applied to different...