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The bits that caught my eye…
Roblox marketers feel the tension - inside brand’s next challenge on the platform (AdAge) → ”common ingredients for a successful experience are a satisfying and repeatable gameplay loop, the potential to grow through new content and offerings and, most importantly, a clear set of objectives, according to Raz-Fridman.”
Emerging developers on Roblox are gaming’s rising stars (VentureBeat)
Generative AI in the Enterprise (O’Reilly Media)
The Inside Story of Microsoft’s Partnership with OpenAI (The New Yorker)
Hugging Face CEO on What Comes After Transformers (The Information)
One Year In, ChatGPT’s Legacy Is Clear (The Atlantic)
[1hr Talk] Intro to Large Language Models (Andrej Karpathy)
Pika Labs raises $55M, launches new AI video platform to take on Runway (VentureBeat)
AI Is A Critical Building Block For Spatial Computing (Forbes)
Shaping the Future: The Road to an Open, User-Centric Metaverse (Metaverse Standards Forum)
Louis Vuitton is selling a €6,000 digital mini trunk by Nicolas Ghesquière (Vogue Business)
Ubisoft teams up with Animoca Brands on Web3 metaverse Mocaverse (VentureBeat)
Nvidia — Jensen Huang (Crucible Moments by Sequoia) → speaking about the inflection points that helped propel Nvidia into a trillion dollar company
This week on Into The Metaverse:
EP.80 → Discussing the chaos at OpenAI, the state of the gaming industry heading into a new year, Epic Games’ current lawsuit, and Nvidia’s trillion dollar valuation.