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The 50 Things to Economic Developers Need to Know This Week
The stories that Dane thinks you need to see this week. June 8, 2023 edition.
Economic Development and Developers in the News # 110
Econ dev news from 76 economic development executives and organizations in 25 states and Canada.
Exploring ChatGPT for the Economic Developer
Will ChatGPT 500x your economic development? If you let it, it just might.
Podcast #95: AI in Economic Development
AI does the heavy lifting and Dane sits back with a coffee (all while secretly fearing a robot takeover).
39 New Economic Development Jobs This Week
Econ dev jobs in 15 states + Canada. $43k - $215+
Econ Dev Funding Opportunities - June 2023
Show me the money: Uncle Sam's got deep pockets for your econ dev dreams!
Transforming Your Random Notes with ChatGPT
When the AI assistant becomes your personal call-to-order lifesaver.
Unlocking SWOT Analysis Insights with ChatGPT
Taking the S.W.A.T team approach to SWOT: Your shortcut to genius economic planning.
Analyzing RFIs with ChatGPT
Dane, grapples with the savage beast of unstructured data, using his trusty AI sidekick.
ChatGPT Writes Economic Development Job Descriptions, And Then Anonymizes Resumes
Dane uses AI to create a job description because apparently, writing a few paragraphs about a position is too creatively draining these days; then he skillfully shows us how to butcher a perfectly fine resume for 'anonymization' purposes.
Making Charts of Census Data with ChatGPT
Say bye-bye to manual data-plotting, GPT-4 is here to give your fingertips a much-needed rest.
How to Write a Blog Post with ChatGPT
Watch ChatGPT magically morph a blog post with ease—football analogies, Dr. Seuss, or translations in a snap—becoming a blog genie!
How to Analyze Legalese with ChatGPT
ChatGPT tackles the legalese, from the menacing to the mild, because who needs a lawyer when you've got AI on your side? (Please consult a real lawyer.)
Writing Letters of Introduction with ChatGPT
How to graciously pass the hot potato of wacky business ideas to someone else using AI.
Analyzing Sales Tax with ChatGPT
Watch as ChatGPT crunches Galveston County's sales tax chaos into a neat little bite for your board report, because math is hard.
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