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At the same time, a completely new and very liberating work situation. I now really have the time to write.
Which, among other things, allowed me to test how ChatGPT would perform on the Swedish national university exam. That news has spread to some other news sites, including Omni, Breakit and Feber.
That's precisely the goal of the changes. To reach out with our content and thus our mission.
This week, I was invited to lunch by a Premium Supporter, Per Holmlöv.
I read about him in Professor K Anders Ericsson's book, "Peak":
"Another of my favorite correspondents is Per Holmlöv, a Swedish man who started taking karate lessons when he was sixty-nine years old."
Now he is over 80 years old, has a blue belt in karate, and has recently published the book "Jäklar anamma!" (a Swedish expression that roughly translates to "Come on!").
I briefly wrote about Per and the lunch in our Premium Supporter group on Facebook. Feel free to join if you're not already a member.
I had the privilege of talking to former golf pro, Jenny Hagman, on her podcast.
She starts off quite strongly: "This might be the most important episode I've recorded so far, regarding your mental health."
We talk about negative news and how it affects us.
What elite athletes do when they visualize success is a form of optimism.
The reason why it is optimists who create the future is that they visualize a positive future, which gives them the energy and determination to get there.
The discussion is in Swedish. Idrotts- och ledarskapspodden. Finns där poddar finns, till exempel på Spotify.
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📰 The fear-mongering news media... invited me
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Fact-based optimistic news of the week
🏥 Young girl saved by breakthrough gene therapy
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🤖 ChatGPT aced the college entrance exam
Warp News has tested how ChatGPT performs on the college entrance exam from fall 2022.
🚗 Emissions from passenger cars are sharply decreasing
Carbon dioxide emissions in Sweden decreased in 2022 and a large part of the reason is that passenger cars now emit less carbon dioxide.
🚁 Stockholm testing drones in city environment
Stockholm City will participate in a new EU project to develop a drone infrastructure for delivering goods and services. The project can potentially revolutionize how we think about transportation and logistics in urban areas.
📈 Record numbers of seal pups on the Norfolk Coast
Since the winter of 2019-2020, the number of seal pup births has doubled. This year 3 796 pups were born on the Norfolk Coast.
🧬 "DNA passport" can reduce side effects from medicines by 30 percent
An analysis of genes that code for enzymes that metabolize drugs in the body can help doctors dose drugs so that they don't cause side effects.
⚡ Scientists convert scrap metal into electricity
Combustion of metal powder makes it possible to store energy from solar and wind power and get electricity from it when we need it most.
🍄 Fungi and bacteria will help industry reduce emissions
The same process that breaks down rock into gravel can be used to capture carbon dioxide from industry.