21 nonprofits join Google’s first generative AI accelerator

As a board member for a series of Non-Profit organizations, I was excited to read about how Google.org has launched its first generative AI accelerator program, supporting 21 nonprofits focused on various social impact areas like climate, health, education, and crisis response. These organizations will receive mentorship, technical training, and funding to develop high-impact applications of … Read more

Google Shifting in the AI Era

Google is developing a powerful AI chatbot called Gemini as an alternative to traditional search engines. Previously known as Bard, Gemini is designed to understand text, voice, images, and more, making it a more interactive and versatile way to access information. Right now, Gemini is being tested in various formats, including a mobile app. It … Read more

Sam Altman returns as CEO, OpenAI has a new initial board

OpenAI, a leading artificial intelligence research organization, has announced some changes in its leadership. Sam Altman, the former CEO, is returning to his position, and Mira Murati will resume her role as CTO. The new initial board will consist of Bret Taylor as Chair, along with Larry Summers and Adam D’Angelo. Altman expressed his excitement … Read more

Amazon Launches Amazon Q a Workplace-Focused AI Chatbot

Amazon has recently launched Amazon Q, an AI-powered chatbot explicitly designed for workplace assistance. Developed by Amazon Web Services, Amazon Q aims to streamline office tasks, such as document summarization and processing internal support tickets. Q prioritizes data security and privacy by integrating with existing corporate security protocols. The service is priced at $20 per … Read more

Amazon Employs AI for Smoother Holiday Shopping and Speedier Deliveries

Amazon is using artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the customer experience and speed up deliveries, especially during the busy holiday season. Amazon employs AI in various aspects of its business, such as predicting product demand, optimizing inventory management, utilizing robots in fulfillment centers for efficient handling and sorting of packages, and optimizing delivery routes using … Read more

Transforming the Future of Music Creation

The speed in which AI is transforming the music industry is game changing. How artists and producers embrace it, will shape the sounds of generations to come as today Google DeepMind has announced its most advanced AI music generation model called Lyria, as well as two AI experiments in collaboration with YouTube. Lyria is capable … Read more

The Comunicano Communique for Friday March 4th 2016

          The Comunicano Communique     It's no surprise that this week the Amazon Echo is the darling of the news this week or that my pals at Telzio announced their start of integration with the Echo. Now we're seeing more and more reasons coming out about how voice is the next … Read more

The Sunday Paper Edition- The Comunicano Communique for January 31st 2016

          The Comunicano Communique     Happy Sunday…..Facebook is going to disrupt sports and entertainment as we know it.  Forget TMZ. Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood. ESPNs SportsCenter. Facebook with live, streaming video is now a live new outlet for real time news, sports and entertainment. How are they a news outlet? First, with their move … Read more

The Comunicano Communique for Monday January 25th 2016

          The Comunicano Communique     It's still a bit cold in Miami, and I'm off shortly to head to Fort Lauderdale for IT Expo and to catch up with the VoIP/WebRTC and Video crowd. On Wednesday I'm moderating a panel at 10, and then racing to catch my noon flight back … Read more