Issue #10 - The Memory of an Elephant

April 25, 2023
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In This Issue

  • New research might revolutionize how much AI can remember for every conversation. And that completely changes the things that we can do with it.
  • Do you have a unique value proposition? If you don’t, your audience might just prefer AI-generated content
  • Just Eat is having a great time using automated dismissal technology
  • A Fortune company gave its customer service reps generative AI to help them answer customers’ calls. Performance increased noticeably.
  • While Drake’s music label is busy suing to death his fans, Grimes proposes her fans to split the profit if they use her voice to make new songs
  • People reveal secrets they don’t tell anybody else to their AI
  • Why bother with dating apps when the AI can do it for you? Just show up to the restaurant that GPT-4 has booked for you with the partner of the day.

P.s.: This week’s Splendid Edition of Synthetic Work is titled The Fed Whisperer. It covers how Coca-Cola, Walmart, and JPMorgan Chase & Co are using AI for a very different range of use cases. It also reviews three powerful prompting techniques to reduce the number of tokens (and the bill) in your interaction with GPT-4.

The Splendid Edition of Synthetic Work is a weekly report written by a former Fortune 1000 tech executive and Gartner analyst on:

  • how your peers are using AI in your industry (Education, Finance, Government, Health Care, Media & Entertainment, Tech, etc.)
  • what are life-changing AI tools that can enhance your productivity at work (tested or used by me personally)
  • why and when to use specific techniques (like prompting) to improve your interaction with the AI
  • how you can use AI to perform tasks that matter in your profession
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They reached out and asked if they could write an article about why I created Synthetic Work and what it’s all about.

We worked together and this project ended up becoming a two-part story. The first part is here:

Memberful has been one of the best business partners I ever had and it has been from day 1.


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