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AI and Academia – Balancing Innovation with Integrity According to Provosts

Introduction An article in Inside Higher Ed (Quinn, 2024) offers insight into the annual Provost Survey, discussing the necessity for artificial intelligence (AI) policies and concerns surrounding academic integrity. Notably, this is the first instance of a survey that posed questions regarding AI usage within higher education institutions, yielding intriguing results. Survey Findings The first

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Transform Your Computer into an AI Powerhouse with GPT4ALL

Introduction The landscape of artificial intelligence in data retrieval and analysis is evolving constantly. Apart from the speed and power of the models, there have also been innovations that directly address user privacy and data security concerns. One innovative solution is the GPT4ALL platform. This local AI processing tool bridges the significant gap in the

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The Future of Law and copyright

Navigating the Legal Labyrinth: Who Owns AI-Generated Content?

This morning, I listened to a podcast discussing the issue of copyright in relation to generative AI. The point was made that anything produced by generative AI cannot be copyrighted, and it is not effectively owned by anyone. Interestingly, the podcast also mentioned lawyers and legal firms arguing that organisations should be responsible for any

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The Johnny Decimal System: The Missing Piece in Your Quest for Obsidian Digital Zen

Introduction In the ocean of information to which we are exposed in today’s world, the ability to effectively manage and leverage your personal knowledge has become a crucial skill for knowledge management and information retrieval or recall. Drowning in a sea of digital files, notes, and resources can hinder your productivity, creativity, and intellectual growth.

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Ethical AI in Polarised World

Ethical AI in a Polarized World: Balancing Objectivity and Individual Values

Background/TL;DR In a recent Artificial Intelligence podcast, Paul Roetzer[^1] discussed the development of AI models, specifically OpenAI’s intention to personalise them to accommodate users’ political, religious, cultural, and social values. The AI would interact with the user and recall previous discussions. Roetzer also mentioned ongoing efforts to improve the accuracy and reliability of these AI

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How to Use Colour Coded Kanban Boards to Bring Laser Focus to Your Productivity

Introduction If you’ve been struggling to manage the various facets of your life using a single to-do list or Kanban board, you’re not alone. As we discussed previously in two separate articles and video on Kanbans, attempting to cram everything into one board can quickly become overwhelming and counterproductive. The first article addressed using Kanban

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Mastering Task Management with Multiple Kanban Boards in Obsidian

Introduction It is easy to become overwhelmed by your ever-growing to-do list? It can often be a struggle to keep track of tasks across different projects and priorities? If this is you, then it’s time to take control of your workflow with Obsidian’s Kanban plugin. This powerful tool can transform the way you approach task

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Harnessing the Power of Local AI for Local Document Analysis: A Deep Dive into GPT4All

Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to revolutionise the way we interact with digital content. The advent of GPT4All marks a significant leap forward, particularly in the realm of local document analysis. This innovative platform is bridging a critical gap, offering a solution to the privacy concerns associated with uploading sensitive documents to online chatbots. In

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