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REAL AI: ChatGPT 4ooooh, Renovation AI, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 20 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. ChatGPT 4ooooh (my goodness!) Did you see the live stream or video from OpenAI introducing ChatGPT 4o (pronounced “oh”)? The big news: the introduction of omnimodal AI. Oh, and it’s free for everyone (but much faster if you have the paid version and up to five times more capacity than the free version – more than worth the $20-a-month subscription). [...]

By |2024-05-20T08:03:03-07:00May 17th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence|0 Comments

An Unstoppable Legend: Ben Caballero Remains America’s Top-Performing Real Estate Agent

Ben Caballero is an improbable and incomparable real estate legend. How can an individual real estate agent based in Texas sell an average of more than 19 homes daily, every day of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays? Again, 19 homes a day, times 365 days last year, would be 6,935 home sales. Ben sold 7,012 homes in 2023. He is the sole listing agent on every sale, verified by every Multiple Listing Service he works with in Texas. He does not work with any other agent or team at HomesUSA.com, the brokerage where he also is CEO and founder. [...]

Real AI: AI will kill showing traffic, headlines, fast facts and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 19 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly.  AI will kill showing traffic but that’s a good thing The big AI takeaway from the 2024 National Association of Realtors Legislative Meetings (known in the industry as Midyear) held this week in Washington, DC, was an unexpected consequence of AI. This concept materialized during the Q&A at the end of the Emerging Business Issues & Technology Forum, "Integrating AI [...]

Real AI: AI agents are the next big thing, AI and the Big Apple, fast facts, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Issue 18 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. AI agents are the next big thing This week, Sam Altman, head of OpenAI, tells MIT Technology Review that AI agents are poised to become AI's killer app. Compared to what these new AI Agents will do, ChatGPT-4 will look pretty dumb, Altman says. What is the difference between an AI chatbot and an AI agent? Think of an AI chatbot [...]

What’s the Best Way to Announce Leadership Changes?

The real estate industry is undergoing massive transition in leadership. Top executives who have run major real estate brokerages, Associations and MLSs for decades are heading for retirement. Moreover, at the beginning of any new year comes a flurry of new leadership announcements.

By |2024-04-29T08:59:37-07:00April 28th, 2024|Communications and PR, Main category|0 Comments

Real AI: Perfecting your prompts, AI Newsbytes, headlines, fast facts, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Issue 17  Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Better AI: Perfecting your prompts When working with AI chatbots, there's one golden rule: garbage in, garbage out. If you feed your bot ambiguous or half-baked prompts, you’ll get suspect results. The key to AI mastery lies in crafting prompts that are incredibly specific and detailed so that the output can't help but shine. Think of it like ordering at [...]

By |2024-05-10T10:46:46-07:00April 26th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence|0 Comments

Real AI: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly side of AI, headlines, fast facts, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 16 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly side of AI The title of this 1966 Western film provides a fitting description of this week's AI developments. First, the Good. Who would have thought that using AI to create art could be a good thing? Case in point: Former New Orleans Saints artist and ALS activist Steve Gleason is using AI [...]

By |2024-05-10T10:49:05-07:00April 19th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence|0 Comments

Real AI: AI will make the big, bigger, latest AI trends, headlines, fast facts and AI Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 15 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. AI will make the big, bigger Today, AI is in the business news headlines everywhere you look. Within 12 hours this week, OpenAI, Google, and Meta announced new AI versions. The French AI startup Mistral also released its latest version. Meta is launching its third version of Llama. Google released Gemini Pro 1.5 at Google Next 24. OpenAI issued its final [...]

Real AI: Chatting with the ChatGPT app, real estate agents and Chatbot privacy dilemma, headlines and an AI Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 14 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Chatting with the ChatGPT app A splash screen inside my ChatGPT app on my iPhone 14 recently popped up, inviting me to select a "voice." Its prompt was that I could converse with ChatGPT rather than a text search. So, I went into Settings, which is a little tricky to find. First, go to the top left of the screen [...]

Real AI: AI’s sophomore slump, 5 great ChatGPT party tricks, headlines, fast facts and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 13  Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Welcome to AI’s sophomore slump Earlier this week, the headlines warned, "It's not just you: ChatGPT is down for many worldwide.” For those who rely on ChatGPT for work assistance, having your AI offline can be frightful. It's sort of like misplacing your iPhone: you go into a panic until it is found. How many times do you refresh your [...]

Real AI: Is AI another boys’ club? Ode to Otter, headlines and an AI Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 12  Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Does AI have a gender problem? As a long-time advocate of gender parity, an email in my inbox this week from Laura Meli with Girls Who Code asked this question as its subject line: “Is AI another boys’ club?” The email immediately notes that technological innovation and progress demand diverse perspectives, adding, “This is especially true in the field of [...]

Real AI: How current are the Chatbots, facts, headlines and an AI Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 11 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. How current are the Chatbots ChatGPT, Claude, Gemini, and Pi? A client recently asked what seemed to be a pretty straightforward question about AI chatbots. “What is the most accurate and up-to-date AI engine available for content?” The truth is there is no easy answer to this question. First, the leading Chatbots continually improve through iteration and new training data. [...]