#100. 📝Google's AI note-taking app 💬 your voice in 30 languages 🏫 AI in the classroom
PLUS: Securing AI in the enterprise ✨ reverse-engineer a meal ✨ AI-powered product photos ... and more!
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Google has introduced a prototype AI-powered note-taking app called NotebookLM, initially announced as Project Tailwind, that helps organize and interact with user notes. The app may eventually become a feature within Google Docs or Google Drive.
NotebookLM is designed to function like a chatbot, specifically trained on the sources a user provides. It offers "Source Guides," which are summaries and lists of key topics related to imported documents, to facilitate interaction and research.
The app currently has limitations, including only accepting Google Docs as sources and exhibiting some inconsistencies in its responses. However, it does well in identifying relevant bits of information through citations.
The long-term vision is to create a highly personalized AI tool that can interact with both a user's notes and the broader web. The product is still in its prototype phase but aims to revolutionize the way people interact with their notes and research material.
San Francisco-based startup ElevenLabs has developed an AI model that can mimic human voices fluently in 30 languages, expanding from its original eight.
The technology can produce "emotionally rich" audio, allowing users to type text in a target language and have it spoken by a synthetic voice clone. This drastically reduces the time required to produce audiobooks, among other applications.
Despite its utility, the technology has ethical implications, such as the potential for deepfake audio fraud and misinformation campaigns. ElevenLabs has faced backlash in the past for misuse of its platform.
The company has implemented more stringent safeguards but acknowledges that ethical concerns persist. Major tech companies like Meta are similarly cautious about the potential misuse of powerful generative AI tools.
A school district in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is incorporating artificial intelligence into its K-12 curriculum, extending beyond traditional computer science to subjects like art and English.
Students engage in problem-solving activities such as programming Lego blocks in elementary schools, and using ChatGPT to analyze traffic data for social studies in high schools.
While the initiative generally receives positive feedback from students, parents, and teachers, it raises questions about ethical implications, including potential academic cheating and the definition of "real" art.
The district's foray into AI aims to prepare students for a future job market that is expected to see significant automation and new fields of work.
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Securing Generative AI in the Enterprise: A Pragmatic Approach: Guidelines for enterprises to securely and efficiently implement Large Language Models (LLMs) in their operations while minimizing risks related to data privacy and security.
⚡️ CHATGPT POWER PROMPTING!
Inspired by yesterday’s culinary-themed prompt, I found out that you can also reverse engineer a meal you liked to figure out how it’s made, and then of course, to get a recipe for it!
What's a food that includes [flavors and/or list of ingredients]? Can you give me a recipe to make this?
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