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Real World AI: A Weekly Peek Into Today’s Tech

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In this week’s AI digest, we’ll be looking into significant advancements and announcements that are shaping the future of AI, a domain becoming increasingly essential in our personal and professional settings. For instance, OpenAI is enhancing its ChatGPT platform with the ability to browse the web, making the tool not just conversational but also informational. This kind of cross-platform integration reveals a trend in the sector toward more robust, multifaceted artificial intelligence tools.

Additionally, artificial intelligence is forging partnerships in places one might least expect—such as Jony Ive, Apple’s former VP of Industrial Design, collaborating with OpenAI. They are reportedly backed by a billion-dollar investment from Softbank, and aim to create what’s being dubbed the “iPhone of AI.” Such developments are indicative of AI’s increasing intermingling with other industries and offer a glimpse into the future of integrated technology.

Without a doubt, AI is rapidly embedding itself into our daily lives. Companies like Zoom are now employing AI to offer a catch-up feature for late meeting arrivals, and even the world of online dating is undergoing an AI-powered transformation, as evidenced by comments from Bumble’s CEO.

As we explore these stories and more, we invite you to ponder the far-reaching implications of these technological leaps—not just as real estate professionals, but as individuals navigating a world under the influence of AI. Join us as we delve deeper into this compelling narrative.

Thanks for tuning in, and let’s begin our journey into this week’s developments!

AI in the News

OpenAI has announced that ChatGPT can now browse the internet, complete with direct links to sources, thanks to an integration with Microsoft’s Bing search engine. This feature is available on paid ChatGPT products, and needs to be enabled by choosing “Browse with Bing” in the selector under GPT-4. They plan to bring it to all users soon.

In more OpenAI news, they also announced that ChatGPT will now support both voice prompts from users and their image uploads.

And there’s more! According to reports, Apple’s former VP of Industrial Design Jony Ive is working with OpenAI to create something they’re calling the “iPhone of AI” with a reported $1B in backing from Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son.

Zoom’s new AI companion will catch you up when you’re late to meetings. The generative AI tool has multiple new updates and will soon be available at no extra cost if you already pay for Zoom.

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd shares how AI will ‘supercharge’ love with digital matchmakers.

Spotify is adding auto-generated transcripts to millions of podcasts. The transcript feature will expand to more podcasters on the platform and include time-synced text.

Former Tinder CEO’s startup Meeno to fight loneliness with AI chatbot gets backing from Sequoia.

Cool Tools

Descript – A powerful all-in-one video and podcast editing tool using AI.

KickResume – AI-powered resume builder automatically generates your entire resume.

Animated Drawings – Brings still images to life with AI.

Taskade – Five AI-powered tools in one to supercharge your team productivity. 

ChessGPT – Play chess against ChatGPT.

See You Next Week!

If you’re new to AI or just looking to keep up with the latest, our weekly summaries are designed for you. So, pour yourself a fresh cup of java and meet us back here next week as we continue to make sense of AI’s intriguing, yet approachable, facets. See you then!