Going Beyond The ChatGPT Hype
Recent headlines illustrate the potential and the peril of ChatGPT, the generative artificial intelligence (AI) tool that OpenAI released in November 2022. ChatGPT reached 100 million users in just two months and is now cranking out text and cranking up...
Taking a red pencil to corporate speak
Before becoming a professor at Bucknell’s Freeman College of Management, Kate Suslava worked as an auditor for accounting giant Ernst & Young (EY). It was a job that involved listening to plenty of companies’ quarterly earnings calls. Like her EY...
Get the Right Gear
Back in 1965, computer chip pioneer Gordon Moore predicted that the number of transistors on computer chips would double every two years. His prediction is surprisingly accurate. And it explains why each year brings a crop of desktops, laptops and tablets...
Unconditional Caregiving
Journalist Richard Lui's father, Stephen, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease nine years ago. Not long after the diagnosis, the New York-based MSNBC/NBC news anchor began commuting cross-country to San Francisco each week to help care for his father,...
Facing terror
On Friday, April 19, 2013, an unmarked car slipped quickly and quietly through the streets of Boston. There was no need for a siren, because the streets were empty — except for the hundreds of vehicles representing an alphabet soup of law-enforcement...
Leading Through Crisis and Beyond
Like his colleagues around the world, Frank Ashmore faced the crisis of a lifetime when COVID-19 upended the hospitality industry in March 2020. As managing director of 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, California, he had to shepherd the nonprofit learning...
Courageous conversations at the Human Library
You can’t judge a book by its cover, but most people do exactly that with humans. “We so frequently do judge people by their appearances or their identity or their religion or gender — you name it,” says librarian Susan Lauricella of the Wilton...
Make the most of your medication coverage
One of the benefits of getting prescription drug coverage is getting help paying for your regular medications. And given that nearly 70% of all doctor visits involve some kind of drug therapy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...
Do not discard
On an early Wednesday morning at a Costco in Louisville, Kentucky, foods manager Jim Weixler is examining a package of organic apples. His first impulse is to send the fruit to the composting bin, but then he decides that one bad apple doesn’t necessarily...
Swinging for the fences
In April, the Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum opened a new exhibition, "Baseball: America's Home Run," which features artifacts representing every era and facet of America's pastime. Nearly 300 people attended the VIP opening, including the...