1-2-3: Indistinguishable

1 idea, 2 resources, and 3 tools for this week.

Welcome to Ponderer's 24th edition.

Here are 1 idea to ponder, 2 resources to skill up, and 3 tools to try out.

Let’s do it.

PONDER THIS

Indistinguishable

The Big Idea

“How do we know what’s real anymore?” — Roberto Nickson  

Roberto explains that last year none of what he is able to do today was possible for him. Just recently he created a video with AI tools that took him about 3 hours to get done from start to finish.

Next year, he predicts, real versus AI-assisted video content will be completely indistinguishable.

These tools will be used to do a lot of good in the world. Inevitably, they will also be used to do the wrong things.

You can find more about it and how he did it, in the resources section below.

LEARN

“Learn via iteration. Do not wait for clarity to take action. Take action to engineer clarity. Learn, iterate, put skin in the game.” —@rickyshq

2 Resources

Skill up and expand your mind with our top picks of the week:

I. Video Tutorial

[Watch it] How to “fake” everything with AI—an insightful, eye-opening, and even, entertaining breakdown by Roberto Nickson.

II. Free Course

[Join us] AI Business Operator—a 5-day free email course on how to use AI to start, build, and grow your business. Learn a high-value skill, faster.

TRY IT

“Input, output. We leverage AI and AI leverages us.” —@rickyshq

3 Tools

Leverage our top picks of the week:

I. Blaze

Blaze is an AI content generator trained on your brand’s voice. [Try it]

II. Cosine

Cosine is your AI co-developer. Ask complex coding questions, get explanations about features, and plan new code just by asking. [Try it]

III. Recraft

Recraft is a generative AI for professional design that will help you transform images into vector art, illustrations, and 3D images. [Try it]

CREW PONDERINGS

🤯 Real or Not: What’s even real anymore? Next year, we won’t be able to tell the difference between real and AI-assisted content. [Watch]

🫥 Invisible: Meta has developed a method to embed watermarks into AI-generated images that are invisible to the human eye. [Secret Signature]

👨‍🚀 Supernova: AI that can detect, confirm, and announce new supernovas—the bot does in a blink what astronomers spend hours doing. [Manually]

TWEET TO PONDER

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Ricky

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