Chaos & Amazement #2315 AutoGPT, the Meaning of Woke, and the Steve Jobs Archive
I wrote only one blog post this week, but it’s a big one: AutoGPT is going to be the next big thing. More below!
Booms and Busts
TikTok led the global short video field over the last few years — 2023 is the first time that run may be challenged https://digiday.com/marketing/short-form-video-ad-boom-may-not-be-great-for-tiktok-eventually/
February was a false boom for NFTs. There was no resurgence, just a combination of factors that led a few whales to get greedy, and the resulting feeding frenzy distorted the market numbers. https://stephenmoore.medium.com/the-pixelated-party-is-over-for-nfts-5a09f6620536
Fact Check: 'Woke' Did NOT Originally Come From 'Willingly Overlooking Known Evil' Lead Stories https://leadstories.com/hoax-alert/2023/04/fact-check-woke-did-not-originally-come-from-willingly-overlooking-known-evil.html… via
“We know the first attested use of woke is in 1938. It was in a song by the artist Lead Belly. The song was called 'Scottsboro Boys.'” Here’s the fragment:
AI driven Presentation Software beautiful.ai Try it, you’ll like it. Three free prompts per day (for now).
https://pearring.co The pear ring is not a dating app, but a ring that signals that you’re single. “Millions of singles will be wearing this ring Hinge. Bumble. Tinder. pearº will take it from here.”
The Steve Jobs Archive has published Make Something Wonderful: Steve Jobs in his own words — a new free ebook containing a curated collection of photographs, emails, speeches, and interviews.
ChatGPT and Ernie
ChatGPT helped create this 51-minute episode of The Joe Rogan Experience featuring nearly flawless representations of the podcast host's voice and the voice of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.
Baidu sues “relevant” app developers and Apple over fake apps for its Ernie bot on the App Store. Ernie, launched in March 2023, doesn't have an official app. https://www.reuters.com/technology/baidu-sues-apple-app-developers-over-fake-ernie-bot-apps-2023-04-08/
We mentioned the Apple Watch interface for ChatGPT before, but now it’s called Petey (since any app with GPT mentioned in it will be removed). ‘Meet Petey, the AI assistant app for the iPhone & Apple Watch! With this app, you can now talk with ChatGPT right on the go.”
From my blog
What is Autonomous Generative Pre-training Transformer (AutoGPT) and Why Is It So Popular? https://bnox.be/2023/04/what-is-autonomous-generative-pre.html… #GenerativeAI #AutoGPT
Weird and Wonderful
bananabruiser.com Artist creating bruised banana art as her #BananaOfTheDay
Lofi Girl disappeared on April 1st, but this was only to announce a second channel with a Lofi Boy: Synthwave, a brand-new 24/7 music stream in the Lofi Girl universe.
Redefining the whole concept of girl group:
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