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Meta unveils a more powerful AI and isn't fretting over who uses it

By Mike Isaac and Cade Metz

18 Jul 2023 · 4 min read

informed Summary

  1. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to provide the code behind the company's latest and most advanced AI technology to developers and software enthusiasts for free. This move could help Meta compete with companies like Google and Microsoft, which have been quicker to incorporate generative AI into their products.

SAN FRANCISCO — The largest companies in the tech industry have spent the year warning that development of artificial intelligence technology is outpacing their wildest expectations and that they need to limit who has access to it.

Mark Zuckerberg is doubling down on a different tack: He’s giving it away.

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