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The secret to using AI at work? "More chat and less bot."

Kian Gohar, AI researcher and CEO of Geolab, discusses his latest research on the impact of generative AI on teams in the workplace.
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Need to get a grip on AI? There are classes for that.

Mar 14, 2024
"In 2023, someone enrolled on Coursera in [generative] AI content every minute," the company's chief content officer says.
Jules White, an AI instructor with Coursera, says most of his courses are designed to get users excited about how to amplify their own creativity with AI, not just how to automate tedious tasks.
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AI has helped Microsoft beat Apple to become the most valuable company in the world

Jan 30, 2024
And investors will be hoping for more good news on that front when the company announces quarterly earnings.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at an OpenAI event on Nov. 6, 2023.
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New York Times suit may test copyright law's constraints on AI

Dec 28, 2023
Where's the line between fair use and commercial exploitation when it comes to scraping the web to train artificial intelligence models?
Most AI models are trained on data sets scraped from the internet. OpenAI trained its chatbot, ChatGPT, with data that included Times content, the lawsuit says.
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Who's better at my job, Chinese AI or me?

Dec 4, 2023
Makers of AI chatbots have promised it would change how we work. Our reporter put that theory to the test with China's Ernie Bot.
Baidu's AI chatbot, Ernie Bot, gives an error message on Aug. 31 in response to a question about a potential war over Taiwan.  It reads, "Try another question."
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One year later, how has ChatGPT changed the way we work?

Nov 29, 2023
Researchers are finding that, in some ways, humans and artificial intelligence actually work well together.
Generative AI has been adopted by companies ranging from JPMorgan to Kahn Academy.
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ChatGPT makes job applications a breeze — that's the challenge

Nov 28, 2023
The AI chatbot makes it easy to send out multitudes of resumes. The tsunami makes it hard for employers to sort through candidates.
ChatGPT can help people apply to multitudes of jobs by tailoring resumes to meet the requirements of each role.
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ChatGPT turns 1: A generative AI status report

Nov 21, 2023
Some experts are surprised we're not using AI tools even more.
"I think there was no business owner out there that when they were exposed to ChatGPT couldn't imagine that there was some application for this technology to make their own business more efficient," says Amin Ahmad of Vectara.
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The new phase of the Microsoft-Google rivalry: AI and the cloud

Oct 25, 2023
Google, aka Alphabet, and Microsoft are longtime rivals. Lately, Microsoft has been on the offensive, building strength in key areas of tech.
Microsoft invested in OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT, which is now integrated into the Bing search engine.
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Why are we hearing so much about AI all of a sudden?

Oct 13, 2023
Experts say that big companies often observe or invest in innovations years before they become widely known. 
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