Artificial Intelligence: ‘You can’t ignore it’

Mike Petchenik sees a clear reality as it relates to artificial intelligence: “If we don’t acknowledge its existence, we’re being ignorant to what’s going on in the world. … You can’t ignore it.”

Machine Living

The societal acceptance of AI — or maybe the better word is, resignation? — seems to have come fairly quickly. The degree to which society cares about human contributions to the creative arts will determine how much we allow AI to become more a part of us.

Pitching a story to a newsroom? Work backward

As a reporter who has been desperate for so long to find great story ideas, let me tell you: We always welcome someone with a good story idea to help make our day a little easier. That idea just needs to meet us where we are.

Finding peace with Zoom interviews

For reasons we’re all painfully aware of, video conferencing tools became the only way to see anyone else’s face outside of your home. And their place in our daily routines has since been firmly entrenched.