Episode 603: Hallucinizations

Manton and Daniel compare notes after WWDC, reflecting on the thrill of catching up with old friends, albeit on turbo mode. Daniel takes a bow for guessing the Apple Intelligence name, and the two discuss the advantages to Apple of adopting it. They examine the “long runway” Apple has to perfect their AI offerings thanks to the cohesive structure of Apple Intelligence and their inclusion of outside services in the whole package. They compare the relative advantages that on-device, specialized models may have, versus the advantages of “world data” services like ChatGPT. Finally, they question how the AI naysayers will cope with a technology world where AI in some form is increasingly ubiquitous.

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June 15, 2024 at 7:04 pm.

Episode 602: I Think I Know Hot

It’s time for WWDC! Manton’s on the road as a heat wave hits the southwest and California. Will Apple’s AI announcements meet expectations? Will we finally get code completion? What other novel uses of AI could Apple surprise us with? Daniel and Manton talk all about WWDC, AI, the OpenAI partnership, and even what might happen with visionOS.

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June 7, 2024 at 3:37 pm.