Stable Diffusion 3 arrives to solidify early lead in AI imagery against Sora and Gemini

Stability AI has announced Stable Diffusion 3, the latest and most powerful version of the company’s image-generating AI model. While details are scant, it’s clearly an attempt to fend off the hype around recently announced competitors from OpenAI and Google.
We’ll have a more technical breakdown of all this soon, but for now you should know that Stable Diffusion 3 (SD3) is based on a new architecture and will work on a variety of hardware (though you’ll still need something beefy). It’s not out yet, but you can sign up for the waitlist here.
SD3 uses an …