10X AI (Issue #32): Midjourney Alpha, Google Imagen 2, and a Klingon Santa
PLUS: Mixtral 8x7B, Microsoft Phi-2, Meta Audiobox, Google MusicFX, Runway text-to-speech, Stability AI Zero123, and selecting text to discuss in ChatGPT.
Happy Sunday, friends!
Welcome back to 10X AI: a weekly look at beginner-focused AI news, tools, and tips.
This is the last 10X AI issue of 2023.
The next two Sundays are Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and we all deserve a bit of time with the family, away from AI.
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🗞️ AI news
Here are this week’s AI developments.
1. Midjourney is soon on its way out of Discord
The new Midjourney website is no longer just for browsing images.
Power users who have generated more than 10K images in Midjourney can now create new ones directly on alpha.midjourney.com.
And because I’m a psychopath with more than 15K images…
…I officially have access!
Here’s how on-site image generation looks:
You can still manually add any parameters to your prompt (e.g. “--ar” for aspect ratio). But you no longer have to: Clicking on the right-hand “Options” icon brings up a menu where you can use sliders and buttons to make your…