I’ve been listening to a few different podcasts and here’s some of the episodes that I really enjoyed. I’ve downloaded the subtitles of these from YouTube and then asked Claude.ai (Anthropic’s equivalent to ChatGPT) to summarise them. Strategies for becoming less distracted and improving focus | Nir Eyal (author of Indistractable and Hooked) https://www.lennyspodcast.com/strategies-for-becoming-less-distracted-and-improving-focus-nir-eyal-author-of-indistractable-and/ Here… Continue reading Podcast Episode Suggestions Jan 2024
Right now (2023) it feels like AI is the big thing. It is, it’s made a qualitative leap forward with generative AI. Both Chat GPT style text, image generation (e.g Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Dall-e) and Audio, especially speech. But there’s a phrase I hear a lot. It’s got a bunch of variations but it’s roughly… Continue reading Random Future Thought – Genetic Engineering means “human nature” will be different
I think that in the future, e.g 20+ years from now, there will be people living on Mars, the Moon and in outer space. I think they will be appalled at our use of an Internal Combustion Engine. They way we blatantly just BURNED Fossil Fuels to power our transportation. They’ll be horrified, because plastics… Continue reading Random Future Thought – You BURNED Fossil Fuels?
What do you care about? What’s the core of your life? For me it’s relationships, for others I’ve noticed it can be food, music, sometimes it’ll be work but that’s rarely actually the case. Your core part of you is what your mind drifts to thinking about when you are idle. It’s what… Continue reading What is your core?
The many of people, myself included have fallen into a trap. We have a set of behaviours when using a computer which are mostly there to optimise the power of the computer, not of humans. We might have to start copying a load of files and leave the computer for a while as things are… Continue reading Optimising Human potential as we head towards the singularity
Is at an interesting juncture in his life and isn’t sure how things will go, most options involve me working very intensely over the next few months, the biggest issue is that I’m in enough debt that it hurts (~$8K) : Teacher Time, the web platform I’m helping develop with a passionate group of entrepreneurs… Continue reading Juncture in life – What will happen next?
Hi everyone, Unfortunately due to time constraints, I simply do not have time to write the quality and quantity of posts that I had previously been aiming for. Instead of trying to post once a week on random things, I am currently aiming on posting more tutorial/informational posts when I have the time. These will… Continue reading A change of plans
This was an old post I forgot to upload a while ago and is an excerpt from a conversation on the DLF (Digital Laborers Federation) email list regarding IPTC information in JPEG photos, which is useful for Photographers, and especially those uploading images to Flickr. —————————————- Peter Moran wrote: > Hey > I’ve finally got… Continue reading Post of the week – 004 : IPTC info in photos.
How much are you paying to have your money stored ? Having recently done some looking around, I was surprised at the number of people who actually PAY to have their money in a bank. A bank invests the money that you store with them, and get paid interest for it. The investment could be… Continue reading Post of the week 003 – Financial Insitutions