Does your daily work line up with what you want to contribute to the world?

The only “ethical AI” for personal data is free and open AI that runs on your own devices where you own and control it. The only “ethical AI” for communal data is free and open AI owned and controlled by us all. AI/data owned and controlled by corporations is unethical to begin with.

Wonder why Sea Shanties resonate now?

The songs arc to dark times when sailors worked hard, isolated on ships and longing for companionship.

"Oh the work was hard and the wages low."
"It's a damn tough life of toil and strife."

It's bringing up very deep rooted emotions!

Spiral Dynamics is a method to understand the development of organizations, and societies. It helps explain what's going on in the world, and even maybe predict the future ;-)

In this article, I look at creative organizations through that lens:

Sea Shanties is a trend I can get behind! There's something about those melodies that really float my boat. 😂

Up-and-running with Mastodon. Hello Fediverse!

Experiences so far:
- Mobile app is very impressive and feels very polished!
- My new profile was locked by default, which was not expected.
- Took a while to configure nginx so the main page of the site isn't served by Mastodon!
- It's nice that people add keyword+CW to topics for filtering (e.g. politics). Mastodon

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