Digital transformation, higher education, innovation, technology, professional skills, management, and strategy


  • The Future of Office Attendance

    The Future of Office Attendance

    Is this the new normal? Will this last? “Despite the corporate push for a return to the office, data suggests that office attendance is still below pre-pandemic levels. Placer.ai’s Nationwide Office Building Index, which looked at 800 office buildings, found that numbers were more than the majority at 60% of pre-pandemic levels.”— The Death of… Continue reading

  • Managers who use AI will replace managers who don’t, says an IBM exec

    “Rob Thomas, the chief commercial officer at IBM, said managers who use AI will replace managers who don’t.” (https://www.businessinsider.com/ibm-managers-who-use-ai-will-replace-those-who-dont-2023-5) Continue reading

  • How Generative AI Changes Productivity

    “They all had websites. They all had e-commerce. They spend hundreds of millions of dollars on it, but they didn’t rethink. And so, I think the question becomes, can you rethink? Can you rethink processes?” (https://hbr.org/podcast/2023/05/how-generative-ai-changes-productivity) Continue reading

  • World Economic Forum Reveals Top 10 Jobs AI Could Soon Replace

    “Accenture, a professional services company, states that large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT-4, have the potential to impact up to 40% of all working hours. “This is because language tasks account for 62% of the total time employees work,” the company said.” (https://www.techtimes.com/articles/291190/20230505/world-economic-forum-wef-reveals-top-10-jobs-ai-replace.htm) Continue reading

  • I have become convinced that Apple must stop engaging in any advertising and advertising-based tracking. It’s wrong, and it violates the brand promise, viz. privacy. Continue reading

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    The US Copyright Office says you can’t copyright Midjourney AI-generated images – The Verge https://www. theverge.com/2023/2/22/2361127 8/midjourney-ai-copyright-office-kristina-kashtanova https://mastodon.world/@aristotle/109913855396729104 Continue reading

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    A big challenge I see with ChatGPT or any AI writer is that it “breaks” the writing learning process. It can easily and affordably replace first-draft or low-level writing, for the use of _currently_ experienced writers and editors. Unfortunately, writers become good writers by writing, and they frequently start by writing content like this. If… Continue reading

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    ChatGPT and the like are already working in the economy, creatng first-draft or low-/mid-value content. In the hands of experienced writers and editors, this is a huge time- and money-saver. This alone is “worth it”. There are many uses for this outside of creating search engine bait and gaming Google. #ai #aiwriters https://mastodon.world/@aristotle/109879963712041694 Continue reading

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    Drafts is great! Continue reading

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    “Jupyter Notebook” is a term I that I want to learn about because 1) it’s new to me, and 2) I have heard/read it twice today. Continue reading

About Me

Digital transformation, including agile and devops, across many industries, most recently in higher education. Designed and built the Emory faculty information system. Working in continuing education to improve and expand career-focused learning, esp. in workforce development. Expanding the role of innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed, built, and launched the Emory Center for Innovation.

Favorite sites

  • Daring Fireball

Favorite podcasts

  • Manager Tools