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Google now lets you sign up for its Search and Workspace AI tests

A photo of a Google executive presenting at Google I/O 2023.
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge

Google just revealed some big AI-focused updates to Search and Workspace at Google I/O, and you can now sign up to test them on a dedicated Labs page. They’re a little ways down the page: scroll until you see “Learn More” buttons, and you can click on those to go to the pages that actually let you sign up for the tests.

Generative AI tools are all the rage right now, but they’ve also made some famously bad blunders. By letting users opt in to test these early products, Google can get feedback on the new tools by positioning them as “experiments” that may change and improve throughout development.

In addition to the Search and Workspace experiments, you can also sign up to test two other products. Project Tailwind is something that…

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