The f(x)=e^x | Tiny wine glasses, x-rated tech & AI disrupting knowledge work

The f(x)=e^x | Tiny wine glasses, x-rated tech & AI disrupting knowledge work
👋 Hi, I am Mark. I am a strategic futurist and innovation keynote speaker. I advise governments and enterprises on emerging technologies such as AI or the metaverse. My subscribers receive a free weekly newsletter on cutting-edge technology.

ChatGPT's joke of the week:

Why was the wine glass perfect for the AI?

Because it preferred its data to be in "small bytes"!


How Generative AI Will Disrupt Knowledge Work

My latest article:

Imagine the high-stakes world of knowledge work, where every decision matters, every process is crucial, and every insight is valuable. Now picture it supercharged by generative AI - an emerging technology poised to transform industries across the spectrum. It's a tool that sifts through vast amounts of data and generates new insights, streamlining decision-making and innovating traditional processes.

The applications are limitless: From detecting banking fraud with speed and precision to predicting consumer trends in the CPG industry or accelerating drug discovery in pharmaceuticals. But this new realm also calls for caution. As we navigate through the promises of this technological advancement, we also encounter ethical implications and potential biases.

Therefore, integrating generative AI into knowledge work requires a keen balance - leveraging its power to drive efficiency and innovation while ensuring its responsible and ethical use. The future of knowledge work is at our fingertips and is remarkably intelligent.


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Useful Nuggets of Information

My weekly tips from around the web to get you thinking.

1. The unseen labour fuelling AI's rise.

Behind the AI boom lies a hidden workforce doing "bullshit jobs" – laborious data labelling and annotation. These 'taskers', often unaware of their work's purpose, are the unsung heroes powering AI's advancements. (New Yorker)

2. X-rated tech: From bedroom to blockchain.

Adult entertainment could fuel AI and blockchain adoption, but too alluring AI might overshadow reality. Yet, when naughty meets the ledger, it could spell boom for crypto. (The Street)

3. AI: The Metaverse's social glue.

Generative AI is set to boost the metaverse, turning virtual avatars and social interactions more lifelike. It's the key to a dynamic, fair, and empathetic digital universe. With AI in the mix, we're on the brink of a truly immersive, multi-sensory metaverse. (Psychology Today)

4. The world’s smallest wine glass 🍷

Talk about a microscopic merlot! Scientists have crafted the world's smallest wine glass, skinnier than a hair! Not for sipping, this mini marvel showcases a new 3D-printing technique that could reshape the world of electronics. (New Atlas)


4-week-old startup Mistral.ai raised $105 million.

Here is the strategic memo that Mistral.ai used to raise this insane amount of money for a startup that does not yet exist. The company plans to counter the current market leaders, such as OpenAI, by adopting a different approach to model development and focusing on the European market. (LinkedIn)


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