Issue #41 - Hieroglyphics Didn't Matter That Much

December 9, 2023
Splendid Edition
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In This Issue

  • Intro
    • How to keep busy during the holidays.
  • What’s AI Doing for Companies Like Mine?
    • Learn what Renaissance Hotels, EY, BlackRock, and Cali Group are doing with AI.
  • A Chart to Look Smart
    • End-of-year reports from PluralSight, Evident AI, and give us a shower of charts on AI adoption trends and talent flows.
  • Prompting
    • Anthropic explains why Claude 2.1 failed the Needle-in-a-Haystack test. To fix the problem just use clever prompt engineering.

As you’ll read in this week’s Free Edition, Synthetic Work takes a quick break. Not because it’s winter holiday time, but because I have to fly to Italy to keynote a private event and lead an internal hackathon.

Both editions of Synthetic Work will reach your inbox as usual on December 29th.

While you wait, here are five things you can do with your Sage subscription:

  1. Read the archive with all 82 editions of Synthetic Work, which equals over 1,000 pages of content at this point. That should be enough to keep you busy during the holidays.
  2. Study the most popular AI enterprise use cases by reviewing 120+ early adopters tracked in the AI Adoption Tracker.
  3. Test our new custom GPTs: Synthetic Work Presentation Assistant and (Re)Search Assistant and.
  4. Boost your productivity in 2024 by trying our tutorials on how to use AI for the most common use cases.
  5. Practice your prompt engineering skills with the HowToPrompt library.

Also, remember that you can access our Discord server to network with other Sage and Explorer members who do not want to spend time with their families.

Happy Holidays!

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