- Are you familiar with Amazon? How about ChatGPT?
- Do you think AI chatbots are useful?
- keep up /KEEP-uhp/
- power /POU-er/
- amount /uh-MOUNT/
- suggestion /suhg-JES-chuhn/
- option /OP-shuhn/
[phrasal verb] – to continue something without allowing it to stop or change
The company needs to keep up with the latest technology to remain competitive.
[verb] – to provide something with the energy it needs to operate
The solar panels power our home with clean energy.
[noun] – a collection or mass, especially of something that cannot be counted
I was shocked by the amount of traffic on the highway this morning.
[noun] – an idea, possible plan, or action that is mentioned for other people to consider
The doctor’s suggestion was to start exercising and eating healthier.
[noun] – one thing that can be chosen from a set of possibilities, or the freedom to make a choice
I have the option to choose between a salad or a sandwich for lunch today.
Amazon recently launched Bedrock, a new service that offers foundation models from AI21 Labs, Anthropic, Stability AI, and Amazon accessible to clients through an API. Jassy believes that Bedrock “will change the game for people.” In addition, Jassy discussed AWS’s CodeWhisperer, which generates code suggestions in real-time, and expressed his optimism for Amazon’s future despite recent challenges. Amazon has cut 27,000 jobs and reevaluated certain free shipping options, but Jassy remains optimistic about what lies ahead.
True or False:
- Andy Jassy is the current CEO of Amazon.
- Jassy stated in a letter to shareholders that Amazon is not investing in AI technology.
- Large language models are trained on small amounts of data.
- Amazon recently cut jobs and eliminated some free shipping options.
- Jassy believes that Amazon needs to stay competitive in the evolving landscape of AI.
Fill in the blanks:
- I was surprised by the _______ of work required to finish the project on time.
- I’m not sure what to wear for the party tonight; my only _______ is my black dress.
- I appreciate your _______ on how to improve my presentation skills.
- It’s important to _______ with current events in order to stay informed.
- The small generator was able to _______ the entire campsite for the night.