Hi There! QuantHub is getting a few awesome system upgrades.

Unlike our daily minor features we add, these are so big we needed to hold traffic for a few minutes. We’ll be back ASAP!

Meanwhile, take a look at a few articles from our recent weekly newsletter:

  • 🚀 OpenAI has launched GPT-4o, its most advanced model, free for all users!
  • 🍸 Lesson of the Week: Boost presentations using the martini glass structure for focused visual narratives.
  • 🌐 US and EU invest $81B in semiconductors, escalating global chip race with China.
  • 📱 Weekly Tech Tip: Fix Poor Cell Reception (Apple + Android).
  • 📕 Book of the Week: “Homo Deus” by Yuval Noah Harari.

ChatGPT Gets an Upgrade

OpenAI has launched GPT-4o, an enhanced free version of its GPT-4 model, featuring improved speed and expanded capabilities in text, vision, and audio.

Announced by CTO Mira Murati, the rollout began Monday, May 13th, with phased updates planned.

CEO Sam Altman emphasized the model’s multimodal nature and increased accessibility for developers through a cost-effective API.

Additionally, GPT-4o upgrades ChatGPT’s voice mode to a more interactive assistant, tutor, and more.

Watch Here

Lesson of the Week

Boost your presentations with this week’s lesson, covering the martini glass structure from our “Designing visual narratives” skill.

Question of the Week:

What best describes using a martini glass structure in a visual narrative?

Select one:

A) Start with a wider perspective then narrow to the best visualization for the data being examined.

B) Start with a narrow story, then expand to a wider, reader-driven exploration.

C) Move effectively between broader and narrower visuals to capture the underlying data story.

See if you’re right–the answer is at the bottom!

Global Chip Race Heats Up

The global race in semiconductor production is gaining momentum as the U.S. and EU commit $81 billion to improve microprocessor manufacturing and compete with China.

This funding is a component of a wider $380 billion global initiative aimed at developing essential technologies for an AI-driven future.

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Weekly Tech Tip

Fix Poor Cell Reception (Apple + Android)

Tired of saying “Can you hear me?” on calls? Follow these tips and visit the provided article for more!

  1. Remove your phone case.
  2. Toggle Airplane mode.
  3. Reset your phone.
  4. Contact your phone carrier.
  5. Purchase a signal booster.

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Book of the Week

“Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari, the author of “Sapiens,” delves into humanity’s mastery over historical threats like famine and disease through technological advancements, setting the stage for future challenges.

Harari discusses how our emerging capabilities might reshape human destiny and ethical norms as we strive to overcome natural limits and attain godlike qualities.

Lesson of the Week Answer:

B) Start with a narrow story, then expand to a wider, reader-driven exploration