With all the hype surrounding AI, there are some reservations, as you can read in this issue’s AI in the News. A chief concern is AI’s appetite for energy, which will eventually tax countries’ grids and generating capacity. Nevertheless the pace of expansion in use of AI gains steam, as Michel Causey reports on a DCN podcast interview of “technology evangelist” Kris Lengieza of Procore. 

This week you’ll also find the second chapter in Part I of Construction Industry AI’s new series on AI-Powered Construction Management. Learn how to use ChatGPT to redefine identification and management of project deliverables in the construction phase.

Finally, dog or cat: In our AI primer series, find a definition and explanation of Machine Learning.

“Artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning — whatever you’re doing if you don’t understand it — learn it. Because otherwise, you’re going to be a dinosaur within three years.”
—-Mark Cuban