Diversify your Sources of Meaning

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When we look at the world of investing, one piece of advice is thrown around more than any other: diversify. The idea is simple: don't put all your eggs in one basket. Chances for a positive return increase if you spread your investments over various different assets.…

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Challenges and Problems with Generative AI

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The following is a collection of problematic observations around the mass adoption of generative AI. This list is by no means exhaustive, and it does not present any clear-cut solutions. Rather, this list serves as a framework for addressing the complex issues surrounding this topic. Each point merely provides a…

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Mapping the AI Tools Landscape

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My goal with this list is to document my use of generative AI tools and to keep my actions in check with my generative AI intentions. The structure for this list is inspired by the Technology Radar from Thoughtworks and will be updated frequently.…

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Goals for Meaningful Engagement with Generative AI

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In the following, I propose three overarching goals I pursue with my use of generative AI tools. These goals are closely linked to my guidelines for balancing AI and artistic vision, but stand on a higher level of reasoning as they inform both artistic and everyday decisions. This is especially…

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From Dreams to Solutions with Hypnagogic Thinking

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It is surprising how many great ideas come to the mind at the brink of sleep. Spend enough time in the limbo between sleep and wakefulness, and you will receive an answer to your questions. This transition between wakefulness and sleep is called the hypnagogic state and is characterized by…

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Embracing the Freedom to Choose

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"Create your own version of reality and will yourself into giving it a sense." To be free means not to be subjected to the necessities of life, to your instinct for survival. All of your biological needs are met, not requiring thought or worry. It also means to not be under…

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Confronting Existential Meaninglessness

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Any attempt to explain away the inherent lack of meaning in our universe, is philosophical suicide. One form of philosophical resignation can be observed in religious belief systems. Instead of questioning the perceived absence of meaning, religion often ascribes unexplained phenomena to a higher power. It’s important to note that…

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Art is Freedom

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A consensus about what exactly qualifies as art does not exist. And while the way art is perceived and understood has varied considerably throughout different periods of history and across diverse cultural contexts, I want to offer a perspective that resonates with me. When I refer to art, I am…

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The Comfort Zone Trap

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Procrastination is characterized by the lack of motivation to engage in a task. You know you need to do something, but you choose not to do it. Why? This is not a time management problem. You don’t deal with procrastination by having more to-do lists or subscribing to the latest…

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