What’s up, folks? We got some interesting news in the tech world today. So, there’s this company called OpenAI, right? They’ve been making waves with their ChatGPT, this powerful AI model that can do all sorts of cool things. But here’s the thing, it seems like the hype has died down a bit and their user base is mostly engineers. Now, I’m not knocking engineers, they’re great at what they do. But OpenAI just released something that might shake things up a bit.
Last week, Meta, you know, the company formerly known as Facebook, they launched something called Code Llama. It’s an AI model specifically designed for coding tasks. And get this, it’s open source and totally free! That’s right, the bulk of OpenAI’s commercial users now have an alternative that won’t cost them a dime.
But it doesn’t stop there, my friends. Code Llama can also explain code in plain English, making life easier for software developers. And get this, you can embed it in business applications to automatically generate and execute code snippets based on natural language prompts. Talk about convenience!
And here’s the kicker, Meta’s research shows that Code Llama performs better than OpenAI’s previous model, GPT-3.5, in various coding benchmarks. It’s been tested by independent companies and the results are impressive. Code Llama is giving GPT-4 a run for its money in certain tasks.
So, what does this mean for OpenAI? Well, let me break it down for you. When something becomes “free,” consumers love it. Code Llama definitely poses a threat to OpenAI’s business model, that’s for sure. It’s all about giving the people what they want without emptying their wallets.
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Oh, and by the way, don’t miss out on my upcoming episode of Shelly Palmer LIVE. We’re gonna delve into some exciting topics like getting paid for training AI models, ChatGPT for Teachers, OpenAI’s copyright defense strategy, the all-new ChatGPT Enterprise, and some juicy iPhone 15 rumors just for fun. Join me on YouTube Live tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. ET. You won’t wanna miss it!
That’s it for now, folks! Remember, stay curious, stay informed.