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Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Chicago

Laura Washington: Is Mayor Brandon Johnson measuring up? Here's my assessment for the new year.

Mayor Brandon Johnson faces numerous unsolved problems as he enters the new year.
Johnson has struggled to establish himself as a leader and faces criticism from both conservative critics and demanding allies. [ more ]
Theregister
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Copyright concerns stand in the way of AI and music

Generating music with AI is challenging due to the complexity of audio and the high standards of human listeners.
Copyright law poses a significant obstacle for AI-made music, as using copyrighted content without permission can lead to lawsuits and royalties. [ more ]
London Jazz News
6 months ago
London music

Mothers In Jazz (74): Kris Davis

Balancing motherhood and a career as a musician is challenging but possible.
There is a lack of support for parents with young children in the United States. [ more ]
#commun
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Parenting

Opinion | Parenting: A Wonderful and Challenging Adventure'

Parenting is a mix of challenges and joy.
Parents often downplay their parenting skills and their child's greatness. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Environment

Weight of the world revisited: the climate scientists who copped it podcast

Climate scientists in Australia face professional and personal challenges in communicating their predictions
The axing of Australia's Climate Commission had an impact on public education about climate science [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Parenting

Opinion | Parenting: A Wonderful and Challenging Adventure'

Parenting is a mix of challenges and joy.
Parents often downplay their parenting skills and their child's greatness. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Environment

Weight of the world revisited: the climate scientists who copped it podcast

Climate scientists in Australia face professional and personal challenges in communicating their predictions
The axing of Australia's Climate Commission had an impact on public education about climate science [ more ]
morecommun
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme Court Upholds Idaho Law Jailing Doctors Who Provide Abortions

Idaho's near-total abortion ban has been reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Performing or attempting to perform an abortion in Idaho is now a crime unless it is necessary to prevent the death of the woman or if the pregnancy was a result of rape or incest. [ more ]
#ai
Bloomberg
6 months ago
Privacy technologies

Bloomberg

Robust growth in AI and machine learning adoption
Challenges and concerns around AI and machine learning [ more ]
Consultancy
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI trends and political change drive consultants' predictions for 2024

Businesses entering 2024 with caution due to geo-political tensions, supply chain issues, rising costs, and a tight labor market.
Technology, particularly AI, is seen as a key factor for businesses to thrive in 2024. [ more ]
Bloomberg
6 months ago
Privacy technologies

Bloomberg

Robust growth in AI and machine learning adoption
Challenges and concerns around AI and machine learning [ more ]
Consultancy
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI trends and political change drive consultants' predictions for 2024

Businesses entering 2024 with caution due to geo-political tensions, supply chain issues, rising costs, and a tight labor market.
Technology, particularly AI, is seen as a key factor for businesses to thrive in 2024. [ more ]
moreai
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Two companies will attempt the first U.S. moon landings since the Apollo missions five-plus decades ago

Private companies are working to get the U.S. back in the game of moon landings, following recent successes from China and India.
Pittsburgh's Astrobotic Technology and Houston's Intuitive Machines are planning lander launches, while Japan is attempting a landing in two weeks. [ more ]
Love and Lemons
6 months ago
Dining

Love & Lemons Cooking Club - January! - Love and Lemons

Join the Love & Lemons Cooking Club Challenge this month!
The prize for this month's challenge is a $200 Whole Foods Gift Card. [ more ]
Mission Local
6 months ago
Mission District

A challenge and a winner: Pop Culture challenges 7 and 8

Challenge No. 7 winner: Wellington Jackson provided a clever alternative pop culture reference for the San Francisco Unified School District's payroll debacle.
Challenge No. 8: Readers are invited to come up with pop culture references to describe situations where things escalate quickly or get messy faster than expected. [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
World news

The Future Is Bright if You Know Where to Look

Americans are currently pessimistic, but there is reason for optimism regarding challenges such as artificial intelligence, illnesses, obesity, and climate change.
The world has faced setbacks in recent years, such as the pandemic, war, and inflation, which have left many sicker, poorer, and angrier. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Business intelligence

UK manufacturers plan to increase reshoring to get better value and more security

UK manufacturers are facing significant challenges, with interest rate increases, upward pressure on wages, and complex global supply chains being cited as major obstacles.
The majority of manufacturers engaged in reshoring their supply chains have reported successful outcomes, including enhanced value, heightened security, and reduced costs. [ more ]
South Side Sox
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

2024 South Side Sox Top Prospect No. 89: Jeremy Gonzalez

Jeremy González showed improvement in the 2023 season with lower walk rates and higher strikeout rates.
González will face challenges in the 2024 season as he adjusts to a new country and faces better quality batters. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Graphic design

Fans praise delightfully retro poster design for Zendaya's latest movie

Zendaya's upcoming movie 'Challengers' has a retro 80s movie poster with a stylish illustrative design.
The poster has received positive feedback from fans, with many praising its retro flair and comparing it to the 1983 movie 'Risky Business'. [ more ]
Independent
6 months ago
Education

The many benefits of hosting foreign students on the farm

Wet weather and high production costs dominated 2023
Hosting international students for the first time was a positive development [ more ]
Medium
6 months ago
Design

How inclusive design shaped me

Navigating work and life as a neurodivergent designer
Challenging expectations and finding personal validation [ more ]
Medium
6 months ago
UX design

How inclusive design shaped me

Navigating work and life as a neurodivergent designer
In 2019, I reached the final year of juggling degree studies and various design jobs.
Digiday
6 months ago
Media industry

After a tough year, podcast execs say 2024 will bring in new advertisers amid stiff competition for listeners

Podcast execs are optimistic about 2024 despite the challenges faced in 2023.
Competition in the podcast industry is increasing as networks push into video content. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

Tracking Efforts to Remove Trump From the 2024 Ballot

Formal challenges to Donald J. Trump's presidential candidacy have been filed in at least 33 states.
Ballot challenges focus on whether Trump's efforts to overturn his election defeat make him ineligible to hold the presidency again. [ more ]
uxplanet.org
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Suffering from AI Fatigue? 2023 was Just a Trailer

AI is constantly evolving and is everywhere
AI is not a magic fix, it has limitations and challenges [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Here are the Bay Area mega housing projects to watch in 2024

The Bay Area's largest housing projects face uncertainty and challenges, including delays, litigation, and bureaucracy.
Developers and local officials need to confront these challenges to address the region's housing shortage. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Music

Bay Area artists released some terrific albums in 2023 here are 10

In the performing arts, the rollercoaster ride that started with the dawn of the 20s took another series of stomach-flipping twists in 2023 as tentative optimism gradually gave way to guarded anxiety.
www.cnbc.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI will have four major effects on banks, McKinsey & Company says

Violet Chung of McKinsey & Company discusses how prepared Asian banks are to adopt generative artificial intelligence.
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
UX design

The best design books of 2023

Design is in a moment of crisis.
www.cnbc.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

GPT and other AI models can't analyze an SEC filing, researchers find

Large language models, similar to the one at the heart of ChatGPT, frequently fail to answer questions derived from Securities and Exchange Commission filings, new research finds.
www.inverse.com
6 months ago
OMG science

The 8 Most Epic Space Fails of 2023

Space travel is hard.
Smashing Magazine
7 months ago
Design

Building Components For Consumption, Not Complexity (Part 2) - Smashing Magazine

Building an adoptable design system requires overcoming challenges such as technical debt, parity between design and code, and adoption.
Tool limitations, siloed working arrangements, and poor organizational communication contribute to the challenges. [ more ]
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