DevToolsDigest: December 7th, 2023
This week's digest includes news and resources from IBM & Meta, Replicate, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
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.
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
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
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.
From the Heavybit Library
In this Speaker Series, product expert Craig Kerstiens walks you through Gridding, a prioritizing and planning blueprint for product teams that he came up with while on the Heroku Postgres team almost 10 years ago.
In this post, sales expert Walter Roth walks through whether sales is a good a fit for founders (spoiler alert: it is), how to approach sales from first principles, as well as how to be as methodical about sales as you would any engineering project.