AI tools and innovations that are making a difference

By Anastasia Grinevich August 17, 2023 November 28th, 2023
AI tools and innovations that are making a difference

This week, we’ve rounded up a selection of fresh and useful AI tools, guides, and news that can benefit your business.

Let’s dive in!

AI advancements in language and communication

Meta introduces Llama 2 model and libraries

Meta introduced Llama 2, a powerful open-source language model that is available for research and commercial use. This model is trained on 2 trillion tokens and leverages 1 million human annotations, making it a significant advancement in language modeling. Llama 2 offers model downloads that include code, weights, guides, policies, and technical specs. It is designed to empower individuals, creators, researchers, and businesses to build innovative applications.

Microsoft brings Bing Chat to the enterprise

Microsoft launches Bing Chat Enterprise, a privacy-focused AI chatbot for businesses. The chatbot offers text, graph, and image responses, with a Visual Search feature coming soon. It is available on Microsoft platforms and is free for certain subscriptions. Microsoft is hoping to monetize its AI technology with this product, similar to GitHub and OpenAI.

OpenAI introduces custom instructions for ChatGPT

OpenAI has expanded its custom instructions feature to all ChatGPT users, including those on the free tier. This feature allows users to guide ChatGPT’s responses based on their preferences, saving time by avoiding repeated prompts. Instructions are private and tied to individual accounts, and are deleted when an account is removed.

ChatGPT is now available on the Google Play Store

ChatGPT is now available on the Google Play Store for free. It is the official app from OpenAI that uses the power of GPT-3.5 to provide users with instant answers, tailored advice, creative inspiration, and professional input. The app also syncs your history across devices, so you can continue your conversations wherever you are.

WormGPT: AI fraud tool that can trick people

Cybercriminals are using AI tools like WormGPT to create fake emails that can trick people. WormGPT is a specialized version of ChatGPT that is designed specifically for cybercrimes. It can generate convincing emails that trick individuals into clicking on malicious links or providing personal information.

The misuse of AI tools like WormGPT raises concerns about the potential for AI-generated attacks. Organizations need to take steps to prevent these attacks, such as training employees to spot fake emails and implementing enhanced security measures.

AI empowering creativity

Artbreeder – AI to create art

Artbreeder is one of the most used AI tools in generating portraits and landscapes using artificial intelligence. Artbreeder’s primary objective is to help users effortlessly generate new images by combining elements from a wide variety of existing ones without requiring them to expend much energy in the process.

Headshot Pro – AI for creating professional portraits

Headshot Pro is an AI-powered tool that helps you create professional-looking portraits with just a few clicks. It uses cutting-edge technology to automatically detect your face and body, and then applies a variety of filters and adjustments to create a flattering and polished image.

Headshot Pro is perfect for anyone who wants to look their best in a headshot, whether you’re applying for a job, starting a new business, or just want to update your social media profile picture. 

Resourceful AI tools

Codeium – AI for software development

Codeium is a free AI-powered toolkit that can help developers save time and increase productivity. It offers a variety of features, including AI-powered autocomplete, intelligent search, and AI-powered chat. Codeium supports over 70 programming languages and is available as an extension for popular IDEs.

This tool is a versatile tool that can be used by developers of all levels. It is a great way to improve your coding workflow and save time.

AITopTools – AI for everything

AITopTools is a website that provides a comprehensive directory of AI tools available online. It currently lists over 10,000 AI tools, and the number is growing all the time.
AITopTools is a great resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about AI tools or finding the right tool for their needs. It is also a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest AI trends.

Open source alternatives for ChatGPT clones

This article helps you build private chatbots like ChatGPT using open-source alternatives. It addresses data privacy, control, and centralization concerns of SAAS chatbots.

The article discusses factors to consider when creating ChatGPT clones and provides information about available open-source LLMs options. It empowers you to make informed decisions about developing customized, self-owned chatbot models while safeguarding your data.

YouAi launches no-code AI platform MindStudio

MindStudio is a free no-code AI platform that anyone can use to create AI apps and businesses. The platform emphasizes personalized AI interactions, and its accessibility, model support, and collaboration potential make it a powerful tool for anyone who wants to create AI applications.

Advancements in Large Language Models

Hugging Face has released Llama 2

Hugging Face has released Llama 2, a collection of pre-trained and fine-tuned large language models (LLMs) ranging in scale from 7 billion to 70 billion parameters. The fine-tuned LLMs, called Llama 2-Chat, are optimized for dialogue use cases.

Llama 2 models outperform open-source chat models on most benchmarks they tested, and in their human evaluations for helpfulness and safety, are on par with some popular closed-source models like ChatGPT and PaLM.

Open Assistant – an open-source project on GitHub for working with AI

Open Assistant is an open-source project to create a powerful chat-based language model that anyone can use.

The project aims to democratize the use of language models and facilitate innovation in natural language processing. Open Assistant envisions creating an advanced assistant that can perform various tasks, such as generating text, interacting with external systems, and dynamically retrieving information. The project encourages community involvement and contributions to achieve its vision of an accessible and versatile language model.

AI innovations in marketing and customer engagement

Maverick’s AI-driven personalized videos 

Maverick empowers businesses to dispatch automated AI-driven personalized videos on a grand scale to their entire customer base. With a single recording, Maverick harnesses the prowess of AI and Deep Tech to craft countless unique personalized videos where you extend a warm, personalized greeting to each customer by name. 

This ingenious solution is perfect for expressing gratitude post-purchase, extending a hearty welcome, re-engaging lost customers, recovering abandoned carts or incomplete sign-ups, and much more. 

As busy season approaches, leveraging Maverick can significantly amplify an eCommerce store’s sales. The personalized interaction fosters a deeper connection, encouraging customers to not only make purchases but also return for more, thereby boosting long-term value (LTV), enhancing engagement and conversions, escalating revenue and retention, and delighting customers en masse. The tailored touch that Maverick provides could be the game-changer in your Black Friday sales strategy, ensuring your brand stands out in a crowded market and customers feel valued during the shopping frenzy.

Rokt’s AI personalizes Asos post-purchase promos

Asos partners with Rokt to deliver personalized post-purchase promotions from external merchants.

This partnership will allow Asos to offer its customers more relevant and engaging offers, while also giving advertisers access to a new audience. Rokt’s technology uses AI to personalize the offers, which is expected to boost customer engagement and satisfaction

Neural networks power captivating video creation

Twitter enthusiasts used Midjourney to create 200 frames for a video of Chase & Status’ “Baddadan” in three hours. They then used Gen-2 to animate the frames, creating a captivating and impressive project without traditional constraints.

This project showcases the power of neural networks to generate creative and realistic images. It also demonstrates the potential of these networks to be used to create impressive projects without the need for traditional skills or resources.


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Anastasia Grinevich

Anastasia Grinevich

Anastasia is a Content Marketing Manager at SpurIT. She specializes in content and social media marketing and helps eCommerce companies and entrepreneurs reach more customers by creating engaging content with the best practices in SEO. Having worked with over 800 brands and influencers, Anastasia is experienced in creating effective campaigns for every type of industry in the market.