What's Next For Accounting? - Issue #76

I launched a daily show! A low-key, hang-while-you-work sort of show.

A space for accountants to come hang & share ideas. This was what I needed 5 years ago when my work felt soooo isolating. Doubly so now that many of us work remotely from home.

AI's Killer App Is About to Drop

Lost in the news cycle of how good GPT-4 is, was the fact it does unbelievably good image processing. It hasn't been released yet, the initial estimate was it was a couple weeks out, but it vastly outperforms any OCR model we've ever seen. What do you think that could do with a pile of documents + images?

But a life-changing application of this, is combining desktop bots with LLMs like GPT to use the apps on your desktop. Imagine prompting an assistant to do things on your computer for you. Training it to perform specific tasks on your computer, and it remembering. Adept AI was already doing this with previous GPT models.

I did a deep dive on this in today's Jason Daily - Podcast - YouTube

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๐Ÿ˜From The Community

Amazing things community members showed off in this week's Into the Chadiverse session: (1) ChatGPT plugin early access (2) a month-end close QA scenario in Make (3) an automation to use Zapier, Active Campaign + Google My Biz for review requests + OpenAI to reply to reviews (4) using Microsoft AI builder to extract data from brokerage statements (5) pulling Xero data into Google Sheets with Make

      My community Realize is a private space for people to swap ideas & collaborate. At $180/mo itโ€™s also the way I finance everything else I do, pay a full-time creative director, and a part-time developer in an effort to make the accounting industry a slightly better place ๐Ÿ’— The community is currently about 280 members strong.