On YouTube (from less to more detailed): Rob Miles, Two Minute Papers, Yannic Kilcher
Here are links:
Rob Miles: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLB7AzTwc6VFZrBsO2ucBMg
Two Minute Papers: https://www.youtube.com/c/K%C3%A1rolyZsolnai
Yannic Kilcher: https://www.youtube.com/c/YannicKilcher
The Codex demo is pretty stunning for anyone who can program.
The Library tour could impress anyone (even knowing the cherry picking)
Gwern’s curation of robo creativity.
I like watching AlphaZero fight Stockfish. I can only hope to have such a champion IRL.
A useful way to investigate tech things is reading comments on hacker news.
There can be cynicism, but there is a high signal to noise ratio and senior people often comment.
I think a lot can be written about OpenAI.
At the least, their blog is a glimpse of some trends and is professionally communicated:
https://distill.pub/ is a good answer.