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Community Leadership Information

In addition to the articles we have links to on this page, there is a special section devoted to Community Leadership. This is such an important area in our communities today that these special pages are focused on volunteering and leadership in community. It is a passion of mine and I hope the information will be of value to you. Read More

Questions on community leadership training
Leadership

Views on Community Leadership in Rural Australia

I am currently drafting a report based around the following question: “How does Community Leadership training influence the social fabric of rural Australian communities?” If you are someone who is impacted by this question in any way, I would love to hear your views. Although there is an extensive list

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ai vs academic integrity
Artificial Intelligence

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

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Llama3 and Mistral working together on GPT4All
Artificial Intelligence

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

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The Future of Law and copyright
Artificial Intelligence

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

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Ethical AI in Polarised World
Artificial Intelligence

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

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Obsidian

Improved Workflows for Mulitiple Kanban Boards in Obsidian

Introduction This is the fourth article and videoon using Kanban boards in Obsidian. It all started out by just seeking a simple way of keeping track of my tasks and To-Do lists with a Kanban board. Then it grew to putting coloured backgrounds on them to improve the focus when

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Obsidian logo over Kanban Matrix
Obsidian

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

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GPT4All interface
Artificial Intelligence

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

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