Tag: Artificial Intelligence

The Workplace Week That Was: Time to Face It — AI Hype is a Little Overblown

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FOR ALL THE HULLABALOO we keep hearing about Artificial Intelligence and all the advancements that will flow from it, there’s another school of thought to keep in mind. You may be hearing it more these days, and it’s this: Perhaps the AI hype was a little overblown. Case in point: A timely story from Computerworld

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Is the 4-Day Work Week REALLY an Idea Whose Time Has Finally Come?

YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW what a four-day work week is like until you actually work one. I know how it is because I found myself working one (more on that shortly) back near the beginning of my career. And you quickly learn this: once you work a four-day work week, you NEVER want to go

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AI and the Workplace: Here’s the latest from Josh Bersin, the guy who knows it best

I LIKE LAS VEGAS, probably because I have been visiting Sin City since I was a boy. It helps when you live in SoCal and it’s only a four hour drive away. For the last 20 plus years, my trips to southern Nevada were scheduled around conferences held there because I edited and managed a

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It never ends — yet another use for AI and ChatGPT: Getting out of a parking ticket

THERE SEEMS TO BE NO END to the creative (some might say strange) uses for Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT. Here’s a new one I had not heard of before: appealing a New York City parking ticket. Wilfred Chan, writing in Fast Company, told his tale in a story titled I asked ChatGPT to contest my parking ticket. What followed

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Another use for AI and ChatGPT – writing better fortunes for Fortune Cookies   

I LIKE FORTUNE COOKIES almost as much as I like Kung Pao chicken, but the actual “fortunes” leave a lot of room for improvement. You know what I’m talking about — “fortunes” that say things like: A friend is a present you give yourself. All your hard work will soon pay off. Believe in yourself and others will too. Depart not from

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500 intriguing new ways to end a letter or email, according to our AI overlords 

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I DON’T KNOW IF this is a personal quirk or if others have this happen, but I bump into all sorts of odd and/or amusing content as I look for things to share on this blog. Most of the time, I couldn’t tell you how I found this kind of stuff, but here’s a good example of something interesting and amusing that I found recently.

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