Issue #17 - Robopriests

June 18, 2023
Free Edition
In This Issue

  • Accenture announced plans to double its AI staff to 80,000, just three months after shedding 19,000 jobs in a cost-cutting effort.
  • India’s Happiest Minds Technologies is planning to hire 1,300 software engineers, the IT services firm’s biggest staff growth push ever.
  • The Challenger Job Cuts May 2023 Report highlights 3,900 positions eliminated in the US because of AI.
  • St. Paul’s church in the Bavarian town of Fuerth arranged an AI church service that drew hundreds.
  • Somebody working in pediatric cancer diagnostics thinks that the only sensible thing to do is to use every means possible to enhance the work of his/her colleagues with GPT-4 to potentially save the lives of children.
  • Salesforce decided that the world needs Sales GPT, Service GPT, Marketing GPT, Commerce GPT, Slack GPT, and many other products with poorly chosen names.

P.s.: This week’s Splendid Edition of Synthetic Work is titled How to prompt to buy a burger.

In it, you’ll read what White Castle, Chegg and Netflix are doing with AI

Also, in the Prompting section, you’ll learn about two new techniques: Ask for Variants and Choose the Best Variant.

Finally, in The Tools of the Trade section, you’ll discover why Vivaldi is the best browser in the world.

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