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"If you don't like it where you are, move. You are not a tree."

Jim Rohn (1930-2009)

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28 May 2023

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How to Access Photos on Your Mac

It's very difficult to locate photos on your Mac because they are stored in what appears to be random locations and they also have different file names to those shown when you edit them.

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25 May 2023

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Quote of the Week

"It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope."

Pope John XXIII (1881-1963)

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21 May 2023

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What's the best English for writing?

Creativity and enthusiasm are the two most important factors when you are writing. However, perceived poor spelling and grammar can distract your readers unless you are a great writer and your readers are totally gripped by your writing.

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18 May 2023

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Necker Cube

The Necker Cube, discovered by the Swiss crystallographer L A Necker in 1832, illustrates the capacity of the human mind to build hypotheses about what it sees when there is insufficient data. In fact, because there is so little data, there are two possible hypotheses as to the orientation of the Necker Cube.


16 May 2023

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Quote of the Week

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not - nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not - unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not - the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

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14 May 2023

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Will AI be the end of us?

Geoffrey Hinton, 75, often referred to as the 'godfather' of AI, quit Google in May 2023 so that he could be free to warn of the dangers of AI. Dangers which include a flood of misinformation, job losses and an 'existential risk' (human extinction) posed by the creation of true digital intelligence.

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9 May 2023

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Quote of the Week

"One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

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7 May 2023

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