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DevToolsDigest: Issue #279

This week's digest includes news and resources from IBM & Meta, Replicate, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    IBM & Meta Launch the AI Alliance

    The AI Alliance is focused on fostering an open community and enabling developers and researchers to accelerate responsible innovation in AI while ensuring scientific rigor, trust, safety, security, diversity and economic competitiveness.

    Introducing the Generationship Podcast

    In this new podcast show, host Rachel Chalmers explores the intersection of infrastructure and artificial intelligence through a technical and philosophical lens. In this debut episode, Rachel is joined by special guest Catharine Strauss of Summerstir Solutions.

    Industry Research

    Securing Generative AI Across the Technology Stack

    Research shows that by 2026, over 80% of enterprises will be leveraging generative AI models, APIs, or applications, up from less than 5% today. This rapid adoption raises new considerations regarding cybersecurity, ethics, privacy, and risk management. Among companies using genAI today, only 38% mitigate cybersecurity risks, and just 32% work to address model inaccuracy.

    Developer Venture News

    Replicate Raises $40 Million for Its Library of Open Source AI Models

    Amid the AI land grab, open source models whose code is available to anyone to modify and use are catching up to their proprietary counterparts. They’re getting bigger (Meta’s Llama 2 is trained on 70 billion parameters) and even getting better than ChatGPT at performing specific tasks.