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Well, it happened again today
May 30, 2023 We are called not to live in the world we are given to, but to live in the world that we are in the process of making. - Lee Weissman Dear [First Name ##cap_lower], Well, it happened again today. Bright, eager, undergraduate inventor/entrepreneurs, fired...
What’s wrong with this picture? A cautionary tale.
It started simply enough. I retweeted the chart you see above over on the bird site, with a comment about #decoupling . Then I reposted it here, on LinkedIn, with the expanded observation that: It's called #decoupling. Some still doubt it, but there's no physics-based...
Yeah, AIs “hallucinate.” So do you!
Yeah, AIs "hallucinate." So do you! Not that there's anything wrong with that. I do too. We all do. We're assessment making beings——constantly, inescapably constructing interpretations of events, people, motives, ourselves, etc. We can do no other. (As Peter...
Is it hot in here? • Chatting with GPT • Between Worlds
Just a short note this time; I've got lots to tell you about but also lots keeping me from doing it. So more to come…and hopefully we'll soon return to a weekly rhythm. IS IT HOT IN HERE? - It sure is! The hottest temperatures ever recorded in Laos and Vietnam. 90% of...
Getting it done • Feel/Think • A 2,000 year old reminder
WHEN "THE PLANET" IS ON YOUR TO-DO LIST Before diving back into energy transitions, ESG, and regenerative finance, let me ask you this: Do you often find yourself overwhelmed by your "to do" list? (Especially when your mission is big? Or very, very big? Like...
Tipping Points • Chatting with GPT • Listening/Mood/Possibility
Tipping Points I've long been fascinated with the question of how change happens. We’ve talked, in prior sessions of Living Between Worlds, about theories of change from people as diverse as Varoufakis, Spinosa/Flores/Dreyfus, Meadows, and Sunstein, who observes that...