It’s issue #160 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late.
Adobe made a very successful shift to subscription SaaS in the last decade, and now it’s trying the same with generative AI, launching a de novo image generation product in Firefly and adding generative features to Photoshop. Check out the official demo here.
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Chief Product and Technology Officer Michael Manapat on Notion’s evolving internal processes, product reviews, planning cadences, and increasing shift to synchronous communication.
Altman listed some of the reasons why he is excited about the current state of artificial intelligence. According to him, AI is having a moment because it’s pretty good at many different things, and not just one thing.
An explosion of skeletal editing methods to insert, delete or swap individual atoms in molecular backbones could accelerate drug discovery.
While government hospitals perform poorly when it comes to identifying potential donors, private hospitals charge astronomical fees for transplants.
Seagrass is responsible for providing habitat and food for a variety of marine species and also serves as a carbon sink, helping to mitigate the effects of climate change.
The overall trajectory of the specialty coffee industry in India points towards a bright future. India is at the cusp of a coffee revolution, and the future is aromatic.
NASA’s rocket slated to ferry astronauts to the moon has already hit some technical challenges. Here’s what it could mean for NASA’s moon shot.