Startup Databricks has fired a shot across the bow of OpenAI, unveiling a large language model called Dolly—which it fine-tuned using freely-available software components—and pitching it as a much faster and more economical way to build services like the ChatGPT assistant. While Databricks doesn’t compete directly with OpenAI, it appears to be trying to steal some of OpenAI’s thunder by...
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Hi, welcome to your Weekend.It was the boom-iest of times, it was the doom-iest of times. At least that’s how it feels right now in Dickensian San Francisco, where AI companies are setting up shop on every avenue, while fentanyl dealers are hanging out in every alley. I joke—but seriously, it’s wild out here. No fewer than 17 of the 35 startups listed on The Information’s new Generative AI...
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