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Practical Uses for AI Chatbots in Your Daily Life

  Practical Uses for AI Chatbots in Your Daily Life What is AI? This is an introductory look at practical uses for AI Chatbots in your daily life with examples. We’re not going into programming or anything technical. This is an informational post for those who might be wondering, ‘What is all this talk about  AI talk and how can I use it?’. AI Definition. I asked an AI chatbot to come up with a simple and short answer to the question 'What is AI?'. Here is the response: AI, or Artificial Intelligence, is like giving computers the ability to learn and think on their own, so they can do smart things, like understanding speech, recognizing pictures, and making helpful suggestions. [ generated by ChatGTP 3.5 ] There are multiple types of AI in use, but for the sake of this article, we’re going to focus on just text-based (Generative AI). If you can type a sentence you can use these tools. How is it different than search? I had created the content for this paragraph, but then I thou

Exploring Two Upcoming Blog Post Ideas

In the world of writing, ideas are like seeds. They start as tiny seeds of thought, and with careful nurturing, they grow into something beautiful. Today, I'd like to share two intriguing ideas that have been germinating in my mind, ideas I'm eager to explore and share in upcoming blog posts.  They may not be pretty or fully fleshed out, but writing focuses the mind so hopefully I can see where my thinking is faulty or incomplete. 1. P.A.R.T.s: A Book for Generations The first idea that's been occupying my thoughts is a special project I’ve been kicking around in various stages for the past several years —a book meant not as a traditional legacy of my life, but as a treasure trove of wisdom for my grandkids. I'm tentatively calling it "P.A.R.T.s for Life." It's not about a linear story but rather a collection of insights and lessons that can serve as a lifelong reference guide. In this upcoming series of blog posts, I'll be using any feedback to test o