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Lore Issue #29: AI Video and The Future of Hollywood

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AI-generated video is rapidly improving as Hollywood writers go on strike amid concerns over AI replacing their roles. The timing may accelerate AI adoption in the film industry.

Key Insights:

  1. Writers' strike could hasten AI adoption in film.

  2. AI video soon viable for games, film B-roll, and marketing.

  3. Long-term: anyone could create their own movies; film budgets will drop.

  4. Actionable Takeaway: Consider exploring AI-generated video in your industry. Educate yourself about what is currently possible.

Relevant Companies:

AI Videos We Found:

We put together a thread featuring the best AI-generated videos we've discovered.

 AI videos are starting to get impressive. They're almost like a new art form, with many flaws that give them character. Soon tho, we'll be able to make entire films.

This mega-thread is a compilation of all the best AI videos I've found so far, with more to be added! 🧵— Nathan Lands (@NathanLands) May 3, 2023 


  • OpenAI this week rolled out new features to select users, including GPT-4 with browsing, GPT-4 code interpreter, and GPT-4 with 32K.

  • Palantir is building a chat LLM interface for war - Watch Video

  • IBM to Pause Hiring for Jobs That AI Could Do - Read Article


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is out. You can enable it in /settings. 


  • Generative A.I. Start-Up Cohere Valued at About $2 Billion in Funding Round - Read Article

  • Guy Oseary and Ashton Kutcher-led Sound Ventures launches $240m artificial intelligence investment fund. - Read Article

  • Autonomize AI Raises $4M in Seed Funding - Read Article

  • ODAIA Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Its AI-Driven Commercial Insights Software for Pharma - Read Press Release

  • OpenAI closes $300M share sale at $27B-29B valuation - Read Article

  • Simpplr raises $70M for its AI-powered intranet platform - Read Article


 This 🤯 is a very big 🤯

I have access to the new GPT Code Interpreter. I uploaded an XLS file, no context:

"Can you do visualizations & descriptive analyses to help me understand the data?

"Can you try regressions and look for patterns?"

"Can you run regression diagnostics?" pic.twitter.com/s3CV5nQtl3— Ethan Mollick (@emollick) April 29, 2023 


Other Tools We Found:


  • AI Builders Co-Working at Susa Ventures, May 17th in San Francisco - View Details

  • AI Career Fair, May 6th in San Francisco - View Details


We've replaced our AI Events DB with the great list by our friends at Cerebral Valley -


 Now out: @Replit's own code generator AI that outperforms much larger models! https://t.co/3NKxQIQz7T— Andrew Kean Gao (@itsandrewgao) May 3, 2023 

  • Augmented Reality with Knowledge Interactive Emergent Ability - Read Paper

  • MLCopilot: Unleashing the Power of Large Language Models in Solving Machine Learning Tasks - Read Paper

  • SalesGPT - Context-aware AI Sales Assistant inspired by BabyAGI - View GitHub

  • GPT-4-32K in action - View Tweet

  • gpt&me by Nick Dobos - A BabyAGI style agent that creates human + AI symbiosis - View Tweet

  • The First Ever Drake AI Album - View Tweet

  • Advanced prompting techniques - View Tweet

  • Open-source LLM trained with 64K+ context length coming later this week. - View Tweet


That's it!

See you next week!

-Nathan Lands

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