China and the US; Dry January; ChatGPT; best Jax events
As the new year begins, events in China carry immense implications for the U.S. — from inflation to COVID-19 to trade.
Simon Rabinovitch, U.S. editor of The Economist, will discuss those issues and more in a talk next week in Downtown Jacksonville, courtesy of the World Affairs Council of Jax. He's on the phone with a preview. Also with us is John Alozska of the World Affairs Council.
Millions of Americans are observing Dry January, a global movement to abstain from alcohol for the first month of the year. Dry January is growing in popularity every year for a variety of reasons. Dr. Carder Stout, psychologist and author of "We Are All Addicts: The Soul’s Guide to Kicking Your Compulsions," explains why.
A new artificial intelligence bot seems to be on the verge of upending the tech industry.
ChatGPT is an AI chatbot system released in November by the AI research and deployment company OpenAI. You can ask the bot questions and get pretty useful answers. It can write computer programs or code, and it can even write poems and papers. But many people are worried that students will use ChatGPT to cheat or that it will put some people out of work.
To learn more, we spoke with WJCT’s own digital media director, Ray Hollister.
Best Jax events
It’s a new year, and with it, Cre8Jax is out this month with its curated list of the hottest places to see and be seen all around town this month.
Local multimedia personality Catalina Selvagn is here to get us on the move.