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AI vs. Marshy

by Luke "Marshy" Marshall

Growth marketer meets biggest technological advancement in our lives. Learn about AI in a way that doesn't overwhelm. Add a splash of strap yourself in and be prepared.

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AI versus Marshy #51: counterpoints, that voice survey, and building an AI business from scratch

Hello and welcome to the next edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that stays in touch with the AI hype machine, and boils things down to: what’s actually happening? and, what’s useful to know right now? The dust has settled on our 1st birthday, and it’s back to regular business. This week we cover: A counterpoint to the AI hype machine So what happened with the VoicePanel link? Building an AI business from scratch - Update #1 Lots to get on with this week so let’s make like a...

3 days ago • 7 min read

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! 👋 The newsletter that follows the AI trend for you and surfaces up interesting things that are happening across tech news, new capabilities, and how you can make sense of it for your own benefit. And it’s not just any edition today, it’s our 1 year birthday 🥳 To the few dozen or so readers that transferred over from other writing I’ve done in the past (and chosen to stay!) I thank you. And to every reader that has joined organically...

9 days ago • 7 min read

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that keeps tabs on AI and helps you keep up-to-date with what’s happening and how you can use it to suit yourself or your business. Last week we got into some big themes, and this week we’re deliberately moving away from big picture and into some practical hands-on with ChatGPT4o. We’re focusing on: Using it for improving your LinkedIn profile Turning a presentation into a social post Using it to create a...

17 days ago • 5 min read

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! Welcome new readers! This newsletter keeps up with AI’s development and breaks things down for you. I’ve spent two decades in tech and second half of my career has moved more into purpose-led work (leading a tech social impact program, working with more social enterprises and NFPs, and coaching founders and business owners). I joke about “washing away my sins” after selling ads for big tech companies and I say this because we’re going...

about 1 month ago • 5 min read

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy. This is the newsletter that strives to make sense of AI hype and gives you ways to apply lessons today. This week goes a bit differently because we’re going deep on a topic - emotion detection. I started investigating and it demanded its own edition, so let’s move on - like soothing a tantrum - and get on with it. Thanks 🙏 -Marshy Emotions triggered? Via LinkedIn. This story starts with an assertion from my friend Dave. “Emotional...

about 1 month ago • 4 min read

Hello and ahoy to another edition of AI versus Marshy! It’s been a challenging few weeks - so I’m pleased to get this newsletter to you at a reasonable time. This newsletter charts AI’s trajectory curve and our 1 year anniversary is next year - if you like the newsletter can you forward it someone you think might be interested and ask them to visit: https://www.lukemarshall.net/newsletter So they can subscribe themselves. Thanks! 🙏 This week covers: The best is yet to come - a novel look at...

about 1 month ago • 7 min read

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that demystifies AI and gives you things you can think about and action TODAY. Straight-up, I have TWO apologies I want to dish out. Last week I tried uploading images into a new backend to make the uploading images process easier in ConvertKit. This looked fine in preview, but I skipped test email, and some of you got an email with no images. 2/3 of you got a second email with the images fixed. My bad! Running...

about 2 months ago • 5 min read
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Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy.(Note: the original edition had broken images - this should now be fixed). This is the newsletter that makes AI practical so you can think about it intelligently and free of hype. Nice to meet you new readers - be sure to reply to my email to say “hi” and improve its deliverability - I love hearing from our readers. ChatGPT cartoonist's representation of me talking to all of my readers This week looks at: Play AI - a very convincing...

about 2 months ago • 3 min read

Greetings and welcome to the next edition of AI versus Marshy. The newsletter that demystifies AI and helps you learn a thing or two. A warm welcome to the new faces we’ve got this week - thanks for jumping on board 🏴☠️ This week looks at: A first-look Meta releasing AI into Instagram What cutting edge looks like - designing new data chips with Google X How to use AI to be useful to old clients A meaty edition today, so let’s make like a butcher and chop on with it 🔪 -Marshy What AI inside...

2 months ago • 4 min read

Hello! Welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy. This is the newsletter that equips you with information for learning about AI. Some of you like to keep up with the news but can’t, some of you want ways you can apply it today, and some of you haven’t said anything but have kept reading - thank you! This week looks at: I met a founder using AI to bring English training, programs, and courses into Japan Some more tools I’m exploring for ADHD goal machine (working title) Webinars on how to...

2 months ago • 4 min read
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