The Pixel Revolution Part 2 with Suhail Doshi, Founder of Playground AI

Nathan and Suhail Doshi explore the evolving world of AI image generation and the development of Playground AI amidst emerging technology.


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In this episode, Nathan sits down with Suhail Doshi, founder of Playground AI, to discuss generative AI for images. They discuss the current state of AI image generation, how Suhail is building Playground while the technology for vision and image generation is still maturing, thought to image reconstruction, and more. If you need an ecommerce platform, check out our sponsor Shopify: for a $1/month trial period.

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(00:00) Episode Preview
(00:44) The current state of AI image generation
(08:04) Are we currently at a GPT-2 level for image gen?
(15:40) Sponsor - Brave Search API | Shopify
(20:46) Shortcomings and use cases for GPT-4V
(22:46) Benefits of vision vs language
(28:30) Trajectory for what Playground will build next
(33:28) Sponsor - NetSuite by Oracle | Omneky
(34:48) How will the image generation experience change over time
(40:06) Thought to image reconstruction
(47:49) What if OpenAI fully focused on image
(50:09) Lack of training data in vision and the use of synthetic data
(51:30) Multimodal models increasing performance
(55:03) Images are information rich but lack the right annotation
(57:00) Building Playground while vision technology is maturing
(1:03:25) What should the rules for generative AI be?
(1:09:19) Parallel to the music industry and streaming for rev share
(1:12:21) What are the minimum standards that AI application developers should be expected to uphold?
(1:16:48) Wrap

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