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Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly transformed the way we approach problem-solving and data analysis in recent years. From our first experience with GPT-2 to our daily work with various generative AI technologies and capabilities today, we’ve seen first-hand how it can transform processes and even whole companies.  I’m sure for many people, it’s also changed how you do certain things on a daily basis. 

As we step into 2024, I was reflecting how generative AI has impacted my day-to-day both positively and negatively and what I am hoping for in the near future. 


How Generative AI made my life easier in 2023: 

Data Extraction: One of the standout benefits of generative AI in 2023 was its ability to simplify data extraction. A prime example was converting a multi-day conference agenda into a calendar ics file effortlessly. This allowed for efficient planning of other meetings around it. 

Data Mock-Ups: Generative AI, like ChatGPT, proved invaluable in brainstorming and problem-solving. It provided quick and realistic data mock-ups for machine learning projects, streamlining the early stages of development and decision-making. 

Versatile Problem Solver: Generative AI has become a multi-tool for solving complex software problems. Whether it's categorization, translation, or data transformation challenges, AI models have offered innovative solutions. 


How Generative AI made my life harder in 2023: 

Spam and Overuse: Unfortunately, with the ease of access and impressive capabilities of generative AI, the quantity and quality of spam content have surged across various platforms. Its accessibility has also led to instances where it's used unnecessarily. 


Looking Forward to 2024 

As we enter 2024, there are key areas where we hope generative AI will evolve: 

Enhanced Security and Privacy: We anticipate that the standard feature set of popular generative AI tools will include robust security and privacy measures. It's crucial to stay ahead of potential risks as AI becomes more integrated into our workflows. 

Streamlined Retrieval Use Cases: In 2024, we hope that generative AI will offer improved solutions for Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) use cases. This will make implementation more straightforward and efficient. 


Generative AI has undeniably reshaped the way we work and think. It has simplified tasks, introduced new possibilities, but also presented challenges such as spam and overuse.

As we move forward into 2024, we invite you to reflect on how generative AI impacted your life in 2023 and share your hopes for what it can achieve in the upcoming year. How did generative AI make your life easier and harder in 2023, and what do you hope it does for you in 2024? Share your thoughts and experiences with us.