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The EdTech News Brief

Apr 3, 2023

What’s so Magic about Canva’s new Design features? Speaking of design features, Google has added a small one - an eyedropper - that I’m really excited about. Also, in all my talking about ChatGPT, I haven’t taken much time to address Google’s AI efforts. What do they have happening? And, another Merrills’ Microsoft Minute: this time about Microsoft Math Solver.


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00:00 - INTRO


00:43 - 1. Canva Magic Design

Canva Create: Brand New Era -

Canva Create: Brand New Era YouTube Live Stream -

Try our Magic Design -


02:54 - 2.  Canva Magic Presentations

Canva Create: Brand New Era -

Canva Create: Brand New Era YouTube Live Stream -


03:46 - Today’s Sponsor: VIZOR



05:16 - 3. Google Adds a Color Eyedropper

Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap - February 3, 2023 -


06:52 - 4. Microsoft Math Solver

Learn how to solve math problems with Math Solver in Microsoft Edge -


08:01 - 5. Google Bard & Google’s Other AI Advancements

Google's AI chatbot Bard makes factual error in first demo - The Verge - 

Google AI updates: Bard and new AI features in Search - 

New Google Maps features including immersive view, Live view updates, electric vehicle charging tools and glanceable directions -

Google opens early access to its ChatGPT rival Bard — here are our first impressions - The Verge - 

Bard - 


12:17 - Comparing Bard, Bing, and ChatGPT

AI chatbots compared: Bard vs. Bing vs. ChatGPT - The Verge - 



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