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Why Apple Vision Pro is Worth $3,500 + Taylor Swift’s Deepfakes // Stay Ahead #10

The launch of Apple Vision Pro has caused some interesting controversy. Taylor Swift's deepfake scandal has alerted lawmakers.

Welcome to Stay Ahead #10 from FlexOS!

Every Tuesday, we share the latest tools and technology news to help you work smarter, not harder. 

In this week’s edition:

  1. Innovation of the Week: Revolutionizing the future with Apple Vision Pro and AI agents.
  2. Must-read News: Taylor Swift’s deepfake scandal. Survey finds people prefer AI-generated copy over human ones.
  3. Job Board: Future-forward roles at fastly, Figment, OpenSea, and more.

Let’s dive in!

Is Apple Vision Pro The Future Of Work?

A meme about Appe Vision pro, which says "interviewer "are you reading from a script?" me: "no why""

The Apple Vision Pro is a virtual reality headset that can seamlessly blend your digital experience with the real world by tracking your eyes, hands, and voice. 

Launching with over 600 native and a million iOS apps, the headset lets you work everywhere while redefining entertainment and connecting socially.

Apps and Games on Apple Vision Pro.

Some of the most remarkable apps include those from Adobe, Fireflies, Microsoft, and even ChatGPT.  

See our 30 Best Apple Vision Pro Apps for Work.

But is this a new way to work more effectively? Or is it a dystopian innovation through which everyone neglects reality?

Only one way to find out: buy one and try it out yourself.

Price: $3,500 - $4,000.

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Coda interface.

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Rethink Productivity With MultiOn - A New AI Agent

The most shocking AI demo yet?

With MultiOn, you can truly let AI do the way.

MultiOn is a Chrome plugin that can navigate websites and perform tasks for you, like booking a flight.

MultiOn interface.

If you ask MultiOn to book a meeting, the tool will go to Gmail, open the calendar, fill in the attendees, date and time, and send out the invitation.  

You may not want to trust MultiOn with your data and logins, but once this hits ChatGPT 5, we’ll think about productivity very differently.

Price: Sign up to access API and join their Discord group.

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In the News 

Every week, we pick must-read articles about the future of work so you can stay ahead. 

This week, Taylor’s deepfake image urges AI legislation, and Apple hints at a “groundbreaking innovation” in AI:

Illustration of Taylor Swift's deepfake.

Taylor Swift AI images prompt US bill to tackle nonconsensual, sexual deepfakes

Last week, explicit deepfake images of Taylor Swift got 47 million views before being taken down. This scandal has urged big media companies such as X, Meta, OpenAI, and Microsoft to investigate and for the government to work on new legislation to protect users from the threat of AI. 

Apple says it’ll show GenAI efforts ‘later this year.’

On an investor call, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared that a lot of work and effort has been spent internally on Generative AI and that we should see something this year. He did not want to speculate on exactly what that would be.

People prefer AI-generated copy 

A study shows that people prefer AI-generated copy. In a blind test, they picked AI-written text over that by fellow humans. This writer is starting to get anxious!

Google Maps is getting ‘supercharged’ with generative AI

In a new update, Google Maps employs Large Language Models to answer “Where else to go?” and suggest cool places to explore. 

AI Hits 3 Billion Monthly Visits: What it Means for the Future Of Work (New Study)

I was astounded by the popularity of AI for education and chat in the “Generative AI Top 150: The World's Most Used AI Tools” reports. This article gives insight into the emergence of the AI-native generation and what it means for our future. 

Jobs to Level Up

We want you to make the change we need in this world of work. And do it from wherever is best for you. Here are some jobs that caught our attention:

  1. fastly: Partner & Field Marketing Manager - SE Asia
  2. Remote: Manager, Solutions Consulting AMER
  3. VEXXHOST, Inc.: Remote Marketing Manager
  4. OpenSea: Head of HR
  5. REI: Senior Program Manager - People Programs

Need more options? WeWorkRemotely, FlexJobs, and Remote are great places to get vetted remote-friendly roles. Also, check out our guide on “How to Get a Remote Job Today.”

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That’s it for this edition of Stay Ahead, the newsletter that keeps you ahead in the future of work.

We’re here for you, truly.

Daan and the team at FlexOS​

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