I’m not a big fan of social media. In and of itself there is nothing wrong with it, but I think that people were not set up to communicate this way. All of the negative aspects about “us” tend to come out in social media platforms. I suspect that has to do with the simple fact that the communication is not in-person. When communicating over a medium like the internet, we are distanced from the person we are communicating with. They is no feedback, no cues, nothing to reign us in, calm us down, or cues to guide us. Instead, we run full bore ahead without really thinking about what it is we are saying and how it may be perceived by the person reading it.
With the public release of ChatGPT, AI has caused a lot of excitement as well as a lot of fear. The concern is that AI will take over the world and supplant humans in a variety of jobs. These worries are generally baseless and they ignore the numerous ways that AI might genuinely help humans. … Read more