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Meta is planning on making its ChatGPT competitor product, LLaMA (Large Language Model Meta A.I.) available to the public, according to the New York Times.

At least, semi-public; you need to be approved by Meta to access the code for LLaMA. 

How Does Meta Benefit from Making Its A.I. Project Open Source? 

In that above-cited New York Times article, a Meta spokesperson said that one of the hindrances to A.I. progress currently is the tendency of OpenAI (the creator of ChatGPT) and Google (whose chatbot, Bard, is also high-profile) to keep their A.I. developments secret. 

There are obvious motivations for this. For one, tech companies that fail to keep a lid on their A.I. work are unlikely to create a product that can compete with others’ work. 

If Google and Apple knew OpenAI’s code for creating ChatGPT, then they likely would have created chatbots that would have blown ChatGPT out of the water, thanks to those companies’ huge amounts of talent and resources. 

But, the downside is that A.I. innovation may actually be slowed by keeping developments under wraps. Hence, Meta’s decision to involve the public in A.I. development can actually accelerate progress, as plenty of talented programmers, even hobbyists, who do not work for big-name tech firms, still have a lot to offer.

Another benefit for Meta is that the public may actually help improve their own product, and pretty much all for free. Strange as it may sound, some programmers are willing to do quite a lot of work pro bono, so long as they get digital recognition for their contributions. Also, who knows, making a significant contribution to LLaMA could lead to a position at a big-name tech firm down the line. 

Meta’s A.I. for Business Owners

However, Meta’s A.I. platform may not be ideal for business owners, unless they have a programming skillset and ample time to make Meta’s A.I. platform their own. 

Also, individuals must join Meta’s waiting list and receive approval from Meta to develop A.I. (Meta vets individuals to reduce the risk of bad actors gaining access to this powerful A.I. tool).

But don’t worry, because there is still a much more user-friendly A.I. that business owners can use, and another big-name tech company, IBM, is developing it.

IBM Is Developing Watsonx, User-Friendly A.I. That You Can Easily Tailor to Your Own Business

You may have heard of IBM Watson, which has long been the most popular A.I. platform for business owners worldwide. One reason for this is that it is specifically tailored for business owners, making this a true B2B A.I. product. 

IBM has been working to bring a next-gen Watson to business owners, under the project name Watsonx.

Watsonx will allow you to easily customize A.I. platforms, such as generative A.I. that can write content for you, with your own business’ unique data, so that you will get a personalized A.I. assistant that is helpful for many tasks. 

Though Watsonx has not been released just yet, Watson is available to business owners right now. Learn more about how this powerful prediction platform, which includes a chatbot that can speak to your customers, can grow your business today. 

Want to Use AI for Your Business? Let’s GO. 

With ChatGPT, artificial intelligence finally had its “iPhone moment”.

Like smartphones, which were once a niche technology, AI is slowly becoming universally recognized as one of the most important and life-changing technologies of our era. 

There are many business owners out there wondering how they can take advantage of AI. What they may not know is that plenty of businesses, including their competitors, are already using AI. 

Right now, the technology is available to business owners. They just need to know where to look. 

Guardian Owl Digital has a proven track record of working with businesses through its AI and machine learning initiative, GO AI. 

GO AI, through a partnership with Findability Sciences, offers clients the services of AI platforms like IBM Watson that offer you automated marketing solutions. 

This includes TouchUp, which will tell you how your customers will receive your creative marketing materials. 

Predict+ offers up to 99% accurate predictions for important data such as customer churn rates or the prices of materials you order for your operations. 

Persona modeling offers you key cognitive insights into your customer base, enabling you to improve your marketing and customer outreach efforts based on what your customers care about. 

And that is just a few of the AI and machine learning solutions that we offer. 

From finance to manufacturing to healthcare and beyond, any and every industry, and businesses of all sizes, can benefit from our affordable AI solutions. 

So, what are you waiting for? GO AI today to grow your business.