November 14, 2023

The Weekly Bash #3

What a week! AI is now negotiating contracts with other AIs, massively improve your productivity with AI, and OpenAI introduces GPTs.
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Bash Editorial

Ready to catch up on the latest AI news focused on making you more productive? Let's dive into the AI revolution that's reshaping how we work.

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This week in AI productivity

1) OpenAI's Big Day and an App Store for GPTs

TLDR: OpenAI announced updates including custom versions of ChatGPT and a GPT Store for apps.

Why you should care: These updates could make AI tools more accessible and versatile, enhancing how you leverage AI in your daily tasks.

2) Why Workflow-Focused AI is the Future of Productivity

TLDR: Workflow-focused AI has the potential to revolutionize industries and improve productivity. Many AI services struggle with user engagement and fail to retain their users. Companies should focus on leveraging AI to improve existing workflows.

Why you should care: AI can revolutionize industries and improve productivity. By creating AI-first products that enhance existing workflows, companies can create intuitive and user-friendly products that significantly enhance productivity.

3) AI Autonomously Negotiates Contract with Another AI

TLDR: AI has successfully negotiated a contract with another AI without any human involvement. AI negotiators can operate independently, with humans only required to sign the final agreement.

Why you should care: This technological advancement has significant implications for the legal industry, as it enables faster contract negotiations and eliminates delays in business partnerships and deals.

4) How Generative AI Will Transform Knowledge Work

TLDR: According to McKinsey, generative AI can reduce cognitive load and enhance cognitive abilities, thereby improving productivity and learning effectiveness

Why you should care: Generative AI has the potential to transform knowledge work, and individuals should start using it now to reap its benefits. The importance lies in understanding and mitigating the associated risks of these tools.

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Did you know?

Prompt Engineering
Prompt engineering is similar to a conductor leading an orchestra, providing cues for musicians to create beautiful music. Similarly, in prompt engineering, queries are crafted to guide AI models in generating accurate and meaningful responses.

Quote of the week

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. - Alan Kay

This quote reminds us that with AI, we're not just passive observers of the future; we're actively shaping it. As knowledge workers, leveraging AI lets us be architects of tomorrow's innovations.

Product updates from Bash

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AI Nuggets for Thought

  1. AI's role in enhancing productivity is not just about automation; it's about empowering you to focus on what truly matters.
  2. The evolving landscape of AI tools offers a window into a future where technology and human creativity merge seamlessly.
  3. Embracing AI in your workflow isn't just about keeping up with the times; it's about unlocking new realms of potential.

That’s it for this week. See you in the next edition of The Weekly Bash and if you enjoyed this newsletter, feel free to forward or share!

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Bash Editorial