Writing in a world with ChatGPT Several jobs and their associated skills face existential threats from automation. Conventional wisdom, and assertions from inventors, almost always focus on automating activities that detract from the human experience by removing physical burdens or eliminating mind-numbing tedium. Automation frees humans, it is argued; it unleashes them from … [Read more...] about Co-Existing with the ChatGPT: Standing Up to AI’s Attack on Writing and Art
Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference, WWDC 2022 announced several updates to chips, devices, and all of the operating systems. We explore the more important announcements below and analyze their impact on users and the market. WWDC 2022: Technology M2 chip The Apple M1 chip challenged the chip-making establishment. Its implementation in Apple products created some … [Read more...] about WWDC 2022: Important Announcements from Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference
I received an evaluation copy of TripIt Pro several months ago. Unfortunately, I had to cancel the first trip after that. And the one after that as well. But I have had time to explore the latest version of TripIt Pro, which now sits ready to support a trip in July 2022. Earlier versions of the service proved valuable in trips across the globe. TripIt offers value before trips … [Read more...] about TripIt Pro and TripIt Review: One Essential App to Rule All Your Travel Info
Know where you software is made. Support Ukraine's Software Developers. As the War in Ukraine rages on, software companies founded in Ukraine continue to deliver value. I recently received updates to tools I use regularly and thought it would perhaps prove helpful to make Serious Insights readers aware of these companies with new reviews. I reviewed Spark's products … [Read more...] about Support Ukraine: 3 Ukrainian Developed Tools I Use Every Day from Readle, Softornio, and CS Odessa.
As I type this review on my Windows laptop squall lines stream into Seattle, alternating darkness and downpours with hints of sunlight. To track the storms, I give Weather.com permission to identify my precise location. On the map, a dot now appears exacty where my home sits. Author Robert Vamosi, progenitor of When Gadgets Betray Us would not condone this activity. … [Read more...] about ‘When Gadgets Betray Us’ Book Review: Robert Vamosi Wants to Save Us From Our Technology