Google I/O: Making AI helpful for everyone

May 10, 2023

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05/10/23 - Granular

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At Google I/O 2023, Google introduced advancements in AI aimed at enhancing search capabilities, boosting creativity and productivity, and enabling innovation while emphasizing responsible AI deployment. Key updates include generative AI in search, AI tools for Google Workspace and Cloud, and new features in Bard.

Gif of a search for a bike in Generative AI

Why this matters?

  • Enhanced Search Capabilities: Generative AI in search enables new types of questions and conversational modes, improving user experience and information access.
  • Productivity and Creativity Boost: Tools like Google Workspace Duet AI and Vertex AI for Google Cloud enhance productivity by automating tasks and providing contextual assistance.
  • Global Accessibility and Support: Bard’s expansion to 180 countries and support for multiple languages increases accessibility and user engagement.

Next Steps/Action Items

  • Explore SGE: Join the waitlist for the new search generative experience in Search Labs to leverage AI-powered search capabilities.
  • Utilize Workspace Duet AI: Sign up for Workspace Labs to enhance productivity and collaboration with AI-generated drafts and templates.
  • Leverage Google Cloud AI Tools: Implement Vertex AI tools for code completion, image generation, and speech-to-text accuracy to improve development workflows.
  • Engage with Bard: Take advantage of Bard’s new extensions, language support, and availability in more countries to enhance learning and productivity.

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