AI News 8/31/23: Walmart's Generative Leap to Google's Duet AI

In this episode of AI Equation, we’re diving into the latest AI developments that are reshaping the landscape of business and productivity. From Walmart’s innovative move to empower its workforce with generative AI assistants to Google’s groundbreaking introduction of Duet AI for Workspace, we explore how AI is transforming the way we work and collaborate.

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Discover how Walmart, one of America’s largest companies, is harnessing the power of AI to enhance the productivity of its non-store employees. We delve into their revolutionary “My Assistant” feature, a generative AI app designed to handle tasks ranging from document summarization to content generation. Join us as we uncover how this move underscores Walmart’s commitment to embracing AI as a tool to amplify human potential.

Next, we tackle a pressing concern in the AI landscape—the potential weaponization of AI for malicious purposes. Drawing insights from a recent Forrester report and OpenAI’s CEO, Sam Altman, we examine the delicate balance between regulating AI to ensure security while fostering innovation. Join us as we explore the global challenges and opportunities of creating a harmonized approach to safeguarding AI’s potential.

Our final segment takes us to the Google Cloud Next ’23 conference, where the unveiling of Duet AI for Workspace is reshaping the future of productivity. Dive into the transformative capabilities of Duet AI, Google’s real-time assistant available across major Workspace apps. We unpack how Duet can draft emails, generate presentations, and even represent you in meetings, all while prioritizing your data privacy.

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