In episode 112 of the AI/Hyperautomation Minute, Toni Witt reviews announcements from Microsoft during the company’s Build conference.
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00:33 — Microsoft held its Build conference for developers where the company made several announcements.
01:07 — Microsoft announced more Copilots that are not only for other programming languages but also for various use cases around the 365 ecosystem.
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01:36 — Products and services are trending toward revolving around LLMs and AI. Many product-based companies must consider how they will embed these technologies into their stack.
01:50 — Another major announcement is that Microsoft is using the same plugin standard that OpenAI used for ChatGPT plugins. So, developers can use one platform to build plugins that work across a variety of products.
02:20 — ChatGPT is pulling live information from Bing, enabling the responses from ChatGPT to be more actionable, data-backed, and relevant.
02:40 — Microsoft also announced that it’s “rolling out a media provenance cryptography system to Microsoft Designer and Bing Image Creator,” Toni explains. This feature will help combat deepfakes, as it notifies users when an image was generated by AI.
03:01 — The company made announcements pertaining to Microsoft Fabric, which is a unified data analytics platform.
03:41 — Toni reports his appreciation for the advancements being made to these cutting-edge technologies and the open-source approach that Microsoft is taking.
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