Sam Altman Vs. Jensen Huang

PLUS: Study shows Gen Z is thriving in AI era

Welcome, AI enthusiasts.

Two AI titans are accelerating at breakneck speeds — but see very different paths forward for the industry.

With $7T at stake, the 2024 AI frenzy has become a battle between Jensen Huang and Sam Altman… but will the two forces eventually collide? Let’s get into it.

In today’s AI rundown:

  • Nvidia CEO downplays Altman’s AI chip fundraising

  • Gen Z embraces AI with open arms

  • How to convert a diagram to text to learn faster

  • Apple research unlocks new AI animation workflow

  • 6 new AI tools & 4 new AI jobs

  • More AI & tech news

Read time: 4 minutes



Image source: World Government Summit

The Rundown: Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said he expects computing advances to cap AI costs well below the reported $7T Sam Altman is targeting for semiconductor production, grabbing headlines during a conversation at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

The details:

  • Huang anticipates faster chips will increase efficiency, reducing overall AI spending needs significantly lower than Altman’s $7T chip initiative.

  • The CEO urged nations to use cultural data to build "sovereign AI" infrastructure and intelligence, emphasizing the need for countries to own their own data.

  • He also estimated the global cost of AI data centers to double to $2T in the next 5 years.

  • Nvidia also made headlines in the stock market, with its market value rising to $1.8T and surpassing Amazon on Monday.

Why it matters: In Nvidia’s eyes, data is the new gold — and while AI compute demands seem endless now, Huang clearly anticipates a shift to efficiency over compute. With two titans both accelerating in different paths, is there room for both to succeed? Or is a collision inevitable?


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Image source: Handshake

The Rundown: Unlike older generations more fearful of AI's impact in the workforce, Gen Z views AI tools as a career advantage and are actively integrating it into their studies and job applications.

The details:

  • A third of 2024 grads and over half of tech majors are planning to use AI professionally, according to a trends report from Handshake.

  • 48% of Gen Z thinks AI will advance their careers by providing faster knowledge access.

  • LinkedIn saw a 75% monthly increase in AI skills added to Gen Z profiles in 2023.

  • 57% of Gen Z respondents and 62% of millennials reported being more excited about benefits of AI than worried about the risks.

Why it matters: Most of the talk surrounding AI and work is centered on taking jobs — but Gen Z doesn’t seem to share the fears of older counterparts. Just like millennials with computers or smartphones, Gen Z will likely see using AI as second nature as it integrates into every aspect of our lives.


Image source: Cameron R. Wolfe

The Rundown: With leading LLMs rapidly improving image-to-text vision capabilities, you can now quickly summarise and describe confusing diagrams and charts using ChatGPT or Gemini. Try it with the image above!


  1. Go to ChatGPT or Gemini. You need to upgrade to premium versions of the tools for vision to work.

  2. Based on our tests, ChatGPT+ Vision is slightly better than Gemini Advanced Vision. However, Gemini offers two months free.

  3. Upload a confusing graph, chart, diagram, or even your homework.

  4. Provide a prompt asking to explain the diagram and summarize the key takeaways, such as: “This is a picture of my [X]. Please summarize key takeaways in bullet point format“.

  5. Continue asking questions until you have a good understanding of the content.


Image source: Apple

The Rundown: Apple researchers just introduced Keyframer, a tool to transform static images into animations via natural language prompts with LLMs.

The details:

  • Keyframer allows users to animate Scalable Vector Graphics by describing the desired animation via a GPT prompt.

  • Keyframer leverages GPT-4 to convert the user’s natural language prompt into CSS animation code, which it applies to the image.

  • Users can iteratively build animations through sequential prompting, with natural language commands catering to both novices and experts.

Why it matters: By combining prompting and editing, Keyframer shows how LLMs can enable wider audiences to engage in animation creation — lowering the barrier to entry into what was once a labor-intensive and niche expertise.


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ElevenLabs introduced a new feature for voice actors to upload clones to the platform’s Voice Library, earning cash rewards each time the voice is used.

Microsoft Azure announced updates to its Azure OpenAI Service, including a new Assistants API for building copilot experiences, new model support, text-to-speech capabilities, and more.

Surveillance AI startup Aware revealed major employers like Walmart, Delta Air Lines, and Starbucks use its tech to analyze worker communications for risk.

Brain artist studio introduced Goody-2, a hyper-cautious AI chatbot designed to humorously exaggerate AI safety measures by refusing all requests.

Romantic AI chatbots are reportedly surging in popularity amongst women in China, utilizing platforms like Glow and Wantalk for emotional support and romantic interaction.

The White House is developing a cryptographic verification system for President Joe Biden's videos to combat the rise of AI-generated deepfakes.

Microsoft introduced "Automatic Super Resolution" in Windows 11, an AI-assisted feature designed to upscale video and image quality in games.



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