AI News 11/16/23: Forbes' Adelaide and Apple AI

In this episode of AI Equation, we bring you the latest developments in the world of AI. First up, Forbes has unveiled its beta launch of Adelaide, a news search tool powered by Google Cloud and driven by generative AI. This innovative tool offers personalized content recommendations based on Forbes’ journalism, marking a significant step towards providing personalized news content recommendations using generative AI. We delve into how Adelaide, named after B.C. Forbes’ wife, enhances the search experience for Forbes readers.

Story 2 explores Apple’s late but ambitious entry into the generative AI space. We discuss how Apple is investing heavily in this endeavor, with insights from CEO Tim Cook and key Apple executives leading the AI push. The episode sheds light on Apple’s developments, including its large language model Ajax, and the potential impact on products like Siri, the Messages app, and development tools like Xcode. We also explore the on-device vs. cloud-based approach debate within Apple.

In our TIME feature, we highlight Yann LeCun, the chief AI scientist for Meta, and his pioneering contributions to the AI field. LeCun’s bold stance and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom are discussed, along with his views on large language models and open-source AI tech.