The only thing I slightly disagree with is the framing that anyone building a thin layer on top of the models doesn’t have a viable business.

So far some of the most compelling apps (like Rosebud) that I’ve seen and been willing to pay money for are “thing layers” on top of a LLM service. I actually think that the LLM majors are creating a whole new market space for narrow, small startups with compelling use cases.

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Jul 22Liked by Alex Kantrowitz

I’m wondering if Apple has plans to offer AppleGPT SDK for app developers. There it would have the same logic as with Meta: have developers put their imagination into use coming up with new app ideas but also enhancing all old apps with new natural language/ voice UI.

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