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Key Result 1: Weight Loss

Using OKRs for personal objectives (part 2)

So, by the end of June, after a long period of physical inactivity, I found myself with an overweight BMI and an unpleasant feeling of discomfort that was worsening my quality of life, as well as my work capabilities (see for instance the Harvard Business Review article To improve your work performance, get some exercise). […]

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Welcome back, ChatGPT. Should we worry?

On April 11th 2023, Italian Data Protection Authority notified OpenAI of GDPR related issues on ChatGPT services. As a results, ChatGPT access was blocked to the Italian Users. In just a matter of days, Open AI introduced the requested corrective measures meeting the Authority’s expectations, heeding the call of the Italian privacy watchdog and swiftly

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I asked ChatGPT about Tameflow (and myself)

Yes, me too. Could not resist it, I gave in to the almighty God of AI, ChatGPT. First I asked about Tameflow I first asked ChatGPT about Tameflow, the high-performance organization management approach. After that, tempted, I asked it about myself. The response was amazing, in both cases, even tough I spotted some problems with

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From velocity to throughput in scrum teams.

I used velocity as a metric for planning and forecasting in agile teams for many years, before switching to throughput and cycle time. Should you switch too? What is velocity? Velocity is an efficiency measure widely used within the Scrum practitioner community. It’s not by itself formally part of Scrum, nonetheless, velocity it’s a fairly

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Learning how to learn. The new Knowledge Activism

In a fast-changing world, the skills, knowledge, and competencies of individuals and organizations must evolve fast. Connecting the dots on ideas from different domains is more and more required at any role and hierarchical level. Learning must change from an ad-hoc event to a continuous, lifelong process. Bottom-up, pull-like knowledge creation must support and complement

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Earth Overshoot Day

How many planets do we need, if everybody lives like you?

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. So, basically, it is the day of the year, we -the human race- start to consume more resources than we have. The year 2021 recorded a +6.6% y/y in

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DeepFake Tom Cruise

High-Quality deepfake like the one in the video below, with a fake Tom Cruise (from the TikTok account @deeptomcruise), are easily created in few minutes, with just a basic programming knowledge and publicly available tools. We should all be aware of the existence of the deepfake technologies and their availability to the general public. It’s

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Detecting if Python is running as a 64-bit application

How to check if Python version is 32-bit or 64-bit. Pyhton version We all know how to check the Python version. Just input python –version at the command line and, depending on your OS, you’ll see an output like this: But the version keyword does not show the 32-bit or 64-bit version of your python.

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