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SOCIETY: Male inequality- explained by an expert | Richard Reeves – video

SOCIETY: Male inequality- explained by an expert | Richard Reeves – video

Modern males are struggling. Author Richard Reeves outlines the three major issues boys and men face and shares possible solutions.

Boys and men are falling behind. This might seem surprising to some people, and maybe ridiculous to others, considering that discussions on gender disparities tend to focus on the structural challenges faced by girls and women, not boys and men. But long-term data reveal a clear and alarming trend: In recent decades, American men have been faring increasingly worse in many areas of life, including education, workforce participation, skill acquisition, wages, and fatherhood. Gender politics is often framed as a zero-sum game: Any effort to help men takes away from women.       Continue reading

TECHNOLOGY: Why OpenAI’s ChatGPT Is Such A Big Deal – video

OpenAI, which Elon Musk helped to co-found back in 2015, is the San Francisco-based startup that created ChatGPT.

The company opened ChatGPT up for public testing in November 2022. In under a week, the artificial intelligence model amassed over a million users, according to OpenAI’s CEO, Sam Altman. By the end of January, ChatGPT was averaging about 13 million visitors per day. Users have had ChatGPT write everything from essays, to lyrics and even correct computer code. ChatGPT is part of a growing field of AI known as generative AI, which allows users to create brand new content including videos, music and text. But generative AI still faces a number of challenges, such as developing content that is inaccurate, biased or inappropriate.

Now enterprises and the public are wondering what wide access to AI will mean for businesses and society. Chapters: 00:00 — Intro 01:36 — Chatting with ChatGPT 03:03 — Understanding ChatGPT 06:39 — Use cases and limitations 10:09 — Future implications

BUSINESS: ChatGPT could threaten some jobs – particularly white-collar ones

ChatGPT

  •  is only a few months old and already causing waves in the business world.
  • Experts say ChatGPT and related AI could threaten some jobs, particularly white-collar ones.
  • Insider compiled a list of 10 jobs this technology could replace, according to experts.

The chatbot may be more powerful than we ever imagined. Google found that, in theory, the search engine would hire the bot as an entry-level coder if it interviewed at th company.              Continue reading

GUYANA: Exxon study says… 5th oil project could affect air quality we breathe’

Jan 15, 2023  – Kaieteur News – American oil giant, ExxonMobil Corporation, has put Guyana on notice that its fifth project in the Stabroek Block, set to develop over 1.3 billion barrels of oil, could affect the nation’s air quality.

Specifically, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the US$12.6B project states that emissions resulting from the project have the potential to change ambient air quality in the Project Area of Influence. Air quality Exxon noted is important for health of humans and wildlife. It was further noted by Exxon that Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the Project may increase the GHG concentrations in the atmosphere.            Continue reading

WORLD ECONOMICS: Globalization is About to Collapse. Here’s Why – Video

WORLD ECONOMICS: Globalization is About to Collapse. Here’s Why – Video

No economic model can compete with Globalization. It has lifted billions out of poverty, virtually eliminated famine, and provided untold riches that our ancestors could only dream of. Despite the pros and cons of globalization, it is doomed to fail.

Chapters: 00:00 – What Is Globalization? 01:24 – History of Globalization 02:38 – Modern Globalization 05:34 – Globalization After the Cold War 07:35 – Pros and Cons of Globalization 13:11 – Anti-globalization in the US 16:48 – Fragility of Supply Chains 18:57 – Geopolitical Pressures on Globalization 25:17 – Population Collapse.

TECHNOLOGY: Elon Musk – Disturbing Details on Population and Artificial Intelligence – Video

Comments on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YtinjILzVQ

HISTORY: Yes, We Lived in a great generation – The Best Ever Generation

This is about us (who are 50/60/70 years and above)* –
we should be proud……

*Best Era Ever; Best ever generation*

Born in ………………..40s/50s /60s/70s
Grew up in …………..60s/70s
Educated in …………70s/80s
Ventured out in ……80s/90
Stabilised a bit in….2000s
Got a bit wiser in…..2010s
*Made it to ………….2022 oooph!*
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TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Phones: The Rise and Fall of Blackberry – video

TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Phones: The Rise and Fall of Blackberry – video

Comments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYTos-1FfnM

TECHNOLOGY: Worst Company Disasters! | Top 6 Blunders

TECHNOLOGY: Worst Company Disasters! | Top 6 Blunders

GUYANA: US$5M to upgrade Kingston Wharf to facilitate new North West ferry

A section of the goods wharf at Kingston. (Photo courtesy of Ernestine Leonard)

Dec 16, 2022 – Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Public Works has signed a $1,056,452,458 (US$5M) contract with Kares Engineering Inc. to upgrade the Kingston Goods wharf ahead of the arrival of the new North-West Ferry – MV Ma Lisha.

The US$5 million project was estimated to cost $1,094,079,547. Four firms submitted bids for the project.

The US$12.7 million new passenger and cargo ferry is scheduled to arrive in Guyana after being built in Kolkata, India.    Continue reading

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