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Harnessing the power of AI to enhance our digital services at UCD

Thursday, 28 September, 2023

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The use of artificial intelligence is making headlines these days, but aside from chatbots like ChatGPT, AI is enhancing a wide range of online services.

Learn more about UCD's AI-powered digital services:

Google Docs: UCD Google Workspace accounts are enabled to generate automatic summaries of Google Docs, so you can quickly parse the information in any document. (opens in a new window)Learn more

Google Chat: You may select to receive summaries of chat conversations in group Spaces as an optional extra. These automatic summaries are powered by machine learning and AI. (opens in a new window)Learn more 

Google Bard: Google has released an experimental AI chatbot named Bard, powered by its Language Model for Dialogue Applications (or(opens in a new window) LaMDA for short).  It offers similar functionality to commonly-known generative AI service,(opens in a new window) Chat GPT.  Google named it 'Bard' in reference to its creative and storytelling abilities. Bard is now available in 40 languages and can be used with UCD staff and student Google Workspace accounts. (opens in a new window)Learn more

SurveyMonkey Genius: SurveyMonkey is also harnessing AI and machine learning to assist users to build quality surveys. SurveyMonkey is available for all UCD staff: sign up/log in via UCD Connect (ucd.ie/connect). (opens in a new window)Learn more

Please note: all of these additional services are experimental and optional - you may choose whether to use them or not. Remember that AI results may not be correct and employ your critical analysis skills to review the results. You are responsible for considering the ethical and privacy implications, particularly in an educational setting. 

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