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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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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