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President’s Report, May 14, 2024

Hey y’all!  I hope you are enjoying the excellent weather.  I’m really enjoying living in a green world after the winter of grey sticks.   And, as you will see, things are warming up in  Innovate Chatham. Chatham Tech Talk 3d Modeling On April 29, Erin Denniston gave an excellent short

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Computer “Spring”, Bing Image Creator, Burn-E.

President’s Report April 2024

  Burney Waring, lazy president, here.   I have had a series of personal distractions consuming February and March, which is my lame explanation for not sending any reports for the past two months.  As always, I welcome your feedback and suggestions. Here is our latest news!  Chatham Tech Talk I

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Mark McNeilly

AI for Business: Notes from Today’s Presentation

This morning’s presentation at 79°West by Mark McNeilly, “AI in Business,” was excellent and thought-provoking.   Here are his slides:  ChatGPT & AI Preso – Innovate Carolina Handout – Prof Mark McNeilly I spent a few hours exploring only some of the things that I jotted down in my notes,

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Fancy Winter, Bing Image Creator, Burn-E. 

President’s Report January 2024

Happy New Year!  Here’s the latest report about our applications for grants, ideas for Innovate Chatham events, and how we are helping the community.  If you like what we are doing, please contribute $25 for your annual membership for 2024.  Here’s my update from the world’s only nonprofit focused on

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Elves at Christmas

President’s Report December 2023

Winter.  I don’t like it.  Grump, grump.  But I get to see the grandkids for Christmas, so there’s that.  Here’s my update from the world’s only nonprofit focused on improving the lives of Chatham, NC, residents through technology.  Innovate Chatham uses our network of members and friends to help other

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Thanksgiving 2033, Bing Image Creator, Burn-E. 

President’s Report November 2023

Another month has gone by, still not too cold yet.  Here’s my update from the world’s only nonprofit focused on improving the lives of Chatham, NC, residents through technology.  Innovate Chatham uses our network of members and friends to help other nonprofits, residents, students, schools, and County government.  We focus

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Dermanyssus-gallinae

Thirteen Spooky Facts about Mites

Jody Savage had a run-in with mites that was a nightmarish experience, lasting over a year, requiring her to use her biotechnical research skills to identify and defeat them.  She documented her story in a book, Year of the Mite.   Watch her presentation at 79°West.  Her slides are here. Mites

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Child with robot in the forest

President’s Report, October 2023

  Some people love Fall and Winter.  Not me.  So, I as I go into hibernation, here’s my update from the world’s only nonprofit focused on improving the lives of Chatham, NC, residents through technology.  Innovate Chatham uses our network of members and friends to help other nonprofits, residents, students,

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Competition, Learning, App Development – Oh, My!

Thanks to a remarkable young man, Jy’Mir Fuller, attending JMHS, I’m having an exciting couple of days, and I thought I should share it with you.   Jy’Mir told me about a competition that might interest others with kids in school or potential volunteers.  Students can potentially get an internship to

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William Ammerman presenting Living with Artificial Intelligence

6 Astounding Observations about Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is in the news every day.  The attention is very much deserved.  Many of us have already had our lives permanently changed.  Recent headlines, for example: ChatGPT Diagnosed A Boy’s Pain. 17 Doctors Over 3 Years Could Not How Generative AI Could Lead to a 10x Increase in

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