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😺 Google Gemini 1.5 Pro goes public

PLUS: 2 insane AI tools coming from Google

Welcome, humans.

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Here’s what you need to know about AI today:

  • Google rolls out Gemini 1.5 Pro to all developers.

  • Google Vids is a new AI video tool that creates business presentations.

  • Google Meet now offers AI-powered notes/summaries at $10/user/month.

  • OpenAI said that ChatGPT-4 Turbo got an upgrade.

Google opens the floodgates for a new wave of AI tools.

Google is officially making Gemini open to the public.

Google Gemini 1.5 Pro is a beast of an AI model. It’s smart, understands audio/video, and boasts a yuuuuuuuge 1M token context window.

(That means it can handle a lot of information at once: 700,000 words, 1 hour of video, and 11 hours of audio!)

Now, it’s open for developers to build on top of, meaning we’ll see a TON of new AI tools this year.

Here are some ideas of what could come:

  • Public speaking coach who analyzes your speaking and stage presence.

  • One-click website/social media auditor + strategist.

  • End-to-end interior design consultant.

  • & a whole ton more…

The huge context window is a big unlocking step towards AI agents, our “big AI trend of 2024.” Plus, there’s a lot you can do once you let AI see things.

Not to be upstaged, OpenAI also released an improved version of GPT-4 Turbo with Vision for all developers to use.

Under our radar: In our little bubble, Claude is the best chatbot on the market right now. Yet, Gemini already has 25% of the visitors of ChatGPT and Claude isn’t anywhere close to either of them!

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Google announces two new AI tools.

Other AI announcements from Google’s conference…

1. Google Vids: an AI-powered video tool.

After years of the “Let me share my screen...can you see this?” dance, Google’s betting big on videos—not video calls—as the future of work.

Google Vids will be an AI tool that generates outlines, slides, and voiceovers for your business presentations (think account reviews, product demos, etc.)

This goes into beta testing in June (sign up here).

2. AI meeting notes/summaries for Google Meet for $10/user/month.

AI meeting notes tools are all over, including in Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Oddly, Google Meet never had one. Now they do.

If you’re already using other tools like Otter, Fireflies, or tl;dv, compare your pricing—some offer meeting recordings, transcripts, and basic summaries at no extra cost. You might not need to switch!

Around the Horn.

  • Microsoft plans to invest $2.9 billion in AI in Japan. Meanwhile, top Japanese companies said AI could cause social order to collapse.

  • Google and Intel both announced new AI chips in a bid to catch up to Nvidia.

  • Meta almost bought one of the major book publishers to train its AI models.

  • Mistral AI tweeted out their latest model, still 1/10th the size of GPT-4.

Wednesday Wirings.

  1. *webAI empowers businesses to build and launch powerful AI applications fast and securely—minimal data requirements, local training, and options for no-code OR full-code IDE. Get early access to webAI here.

  2. Cyera, which builds AI-powered cybersecurity software, raised $300M.

  3. Symbolica, a lab researching the next phase of AI models, raised $33M.

  4. Manifold, an AI-powered clinical research platform, raised $15M.

  5. Archetype, which builds AI for physical reality, raised $13M.

  6. Higgsfield, an AI video generator, raised $8M.

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