Doing Good, Better.

I’ve finally read Doing Good Better. And I couldn’t recommend it more highly. I wish I had read this years ago (like many books.) I’m sharing my review both here and where I wrote it on GoodReads. I also gave an intro to it and shared it on YouTube or sharing-ready on LinkedIn Who should …

What this Marine learns from Malala’s Children’s book: Malala’s Magic Pencil.

One voice can change the world. There are few books that choke me up and move me to tears. That cause a deep and aching sadness in me. There are even fewer children books that have this effect. Malala’s Magic Pencil is one of these. My oldest daughter has been getting more and more skilled …

ChatGPT: cant chat for me (-yet on LinkedIn)

A good friend of mine raised an interesting point on LinkedIn: I drafted my genuine thoughts on the response, then fed that to Chat GPT to see if it could strengthen the point. Instead it made it more wordy, fluffy, omitted what I saw as the most insightful point, and took it in a few …

Richard I Porter (dot com), now with more AI

So, I’ve started playing with Chat GPT-3. You should try it out too. It’s been called the iPhone moment of AI. It may be. I’m going to be using it to help in nearly all my writing for as long as it’s free. I will be tagging any post that included help from Chat GPT-3 …

An (attempted) brief update

I havent posted in quite a while which in and of itself makes posting a higher barrier. Some wild things have happened since I last posted (and I will likely post and back-date to when they were more relevant later.) Major things that have happened As you can see, lots is happening and there’s lots …

Hello again hospital, I did not miss you.

But I am glad you are here. And that the people that serve others are here within. We’ve returned to the hospital again. Starting three weeks ago, we brought our two year old here for trouble breathing. She’s tested negative for Covid, but positive for a few other common viruses. It has been hard. Maybe …

There’s much to remember on this memorial day.

Yes it’s about our departed fallen brothers and sisters in the military. Yes it’s about the gold star families that carry on somehow, even without them. Yes, it truly should also be about the world we all work to try to build on their sacrifice. Because “the dead are the only ones who have seen …