Have you been hesitating to join Mastodon because of the confusing nature of its federated model? Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Jim Rea, Jeff Gamet, Mark Fuccio, and Eric Bolden consider the new option that provides a default instance to ease the process. The seizure of a shipment of counterfeit AirPods and what jobs are already being impacted by ChatGPT round out the discussion. (2)
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It’s getting easier to make an account on Mastodon
Over 1,000 Fake AirPods Pro Worth $290,000 Seized at Dulles International Airport
Dulles CBP Officers Seize Nearly $290K in Counterfeit Apple AirPods and Apple Watches
Which Jobs Will Be Most Impacted by ChatGPT?https://www.visualcapitalist.com/cp/which-jobs-artificial-intelligence-gpt-impact/
The Age Of Automation Is Now: Here’s How To ‘Futureproof’ Yourself
Comparing Physician and Artificial Intelligence Chatbot Responses to Patient Questions Posted to a Public Social Media Forumhttps://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2804309?guestAccessKey=6d6e7fbf-54c1-49fc-8f5e-ae7ad3e02231
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter, LinkedIn, or on Mastodon.
Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/jgamet.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]
Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.
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