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AInsights: AI is a New Digital Species — a Companion in Guiding You Toward Innovative Outcomes

AInsights: AI is a New Digital Species — a Companion in Guiding You Toward Innovative Outcomes

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Mustafa Suleyman is now CEO of Microsoft AI following Microsoft’s “acquisition” of Inflection AI, a company Suleyman co-founded after leaving Google of DeepMind, an AI company previously acquired by Google. Following the news of Inflection’s move to Microsoft, Suleyman spoke at TED in April to share his view on the long-game of AI and it is captivating. First, I need to observe his incredible gift to make a complex and…

AInsights: Microsoft Diversifies Its AI Investment Portfolio with Commitment to French Startup Mistral

AInsights: Microsoft Diversifies Its AI Investment Portfolio with Commitment to French Startup Mistral

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Microsoft is on a tear lately. In addition to its investment in OpenAI and its recent “acquisition” of Inflection AI, Microsoft also invested in French startup Mistral. We're announcing a multi-year partnership with @MistralAI, as we build on our commitment to offer customers the best choice of open and foundation models on Azure. https://t.co/k1L7lfFeES — Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) February 26, 2024 Microsoft’s Sata Nadella positioned the investment as a commitment…

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Microsoft’s Acquisition of Inflection AI and What it Means to Business Customers and Investors

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Microsoft recently acquired Inflection for $650 million, an AI startup founded by Mustafa Suleyman, former head of applied AI at DeepMind, an AI company acquired by Google. Acquire might be the wrong way to describe this deal though. Technically, Microsoft is licensing Inflection’s software for $650 million while the company hired nearly all of Inflection’s staff. Inflection, in turn, is using that money to pay a “positive” return to investors….

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

It’s Time for a New Genre of Leaders: A Conversation in Australia with My Friend, Dave Anderson

When I was in Melbourne, Australia last year, I had the most wonderful opportunity to spend time with my friend Dave Anderson. We met at a wine bar, he brought a ton of AV gear, and we recorded a podcast while enjoying a glass of wine. What did we talk about? Here are the topics we covered… – Mega and Micro Trends; how do we keep up? – AI…How do we embrace it? – What’s going on with Digital Experience?…

AInsights: The Future of Google Search Ain’t What It Used To Be; The Rise of Ignite Moments

AInsights: The Future of Google Search Ain’t What It Used To Be; The Rise of Ignite Moments

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Google is exploring options to charge for “premium” features powered by generative artificial intelligence (genAI), which could rock its core search business and the search industry at large. The idea is to introduce value-added AI services into its premium subscription, which also offers Gemini AI assistant in Gmail and Google Docs. Google’s traditional search engine would remain free to users, supported by advertising. But charging for enhanced search features could…

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Google Released a Prompting Guide 101 to Advance GenAI Prompting Skills and Outcomes

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Google released a “prompt guide” for Gemini in Google Workspace. Think of it as text-based ‘co-pilot’ to help users in Google Workspace get the most out of the Gemini large language model assistant. OpenAI did something similar with ChatGPT in January 2024 (infographic here.) The guide provides valuable tips and best practices for crafting effective prompts to get the most out of Gemini, such as using clear and concise language,…

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Nvidia accelerates its foray into the future of AI and robotics at its annual GTC event. Nvidia made a series of important announcement at its annual GPU Technology Conference recently. This isn’t a news site, so I’ll just cover what was announced and why it’s important to you. I’ll share the news, followed by my AInsights… 1. Nvidia introduced Blackwell and Grace Blackwell Superchip the “world’s most powerful chips” according…

Generative AI Prompting: A Guide to Achieving Incredible and Fantastical Outcomes with GenAI

Generative AI Prompting: A Guide to Achieving Incredible and Fantastical Outcomes with GenAI

Is prompt engineering a passing fad? Will AI learn to prompt itself based on your desired outcome? Writing for Harvard Business Review, Oguz A. Acar believes that “AI Prompt Engineering Isn’t the Future.” Instead, he believes the future lies in prompt formulation and problem solving. The truth is that prompt engineering is a continuous experiment and unique to each AI model. And as Acar suggests, alternative approaches are boundless. Tell the chatbot that the output is important to your job…

AInsights: AI will be Smarter Than Humans before 2030, So What?

AInsights: AI will be Smarter Than Humans before 2030, So What?

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI… As a keynote speaker, I engage with executives in every industry at varying levels of technological maturity and curiosity. Several years ago, I would ask audiences, “how many of you believe that AI will take jobs?” Almost every hand would go up. I would then ask, “how many of you believe AI will take your job?” Almost every hand would go down. I tried that question again recently at a conference…

Lessons Learned, Advice I Would Give Myself and Probably Ignore, and the Skills I’m Learning to Unlock the Next Phase of My Career

Lessons Learned, Advice I Would Give Myself and Probably Ignore, and the Skills I’m Learning to Unlock the Next Phase of My Career

For those of you who followed my work over the years, thank you. 🙏 I’ve always been reluctant to pull the curtain back to tell my story. Honestly, I have a hard time talking about myself, even if it’s personal. I open up more about this in the video/links below… My friends Nathalie Nahai and Dr. Aaron Balick launched a new community, “Time To Show Up,” to help professionals reconnect with their values, creative drive and personal mission. I was…

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