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Join Privacy and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to digital privacy, cybersecurity, digital identity, as well as Linux and open source and other current issues.

Reality 2.0 Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls

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Join Privacy and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to digital privacy, cybersecurity, digital identity, as well as Linux and open source and other current issues.

    Episode 157: Cluetrain at 25

    Episode 157: Cluetrain at 25

    Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman discuss the Cluetrain Manifesto on its 25th anniversary, how the world has and hasn't changed since, and about SCaLE 21x (Southern California Linux Expo) coming up March 14.


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    Episode 156: AI: The New Tool for Individual Empowerment?

    Episode 156: AI: The New Tool for Individual Empowerment?

    In this episode of 'Reality 2.0', hosts Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Ezequiel Lanza, an AI expert. The discussion centered on the potential of AI and its relationship to personal empowerment. Exploring the current state of AI, the hosts express concerns about data security and appropriately leveraging AI's capabilities for individual benefit. The conversation dives into the infiltration of AI into various sectors like fashion and art, and its capability to significantly alter the consumer experience. The hosts also emphasize the importance of cautiously handling the growing influence and application of AI, pointing out its susceptibility to misuse in fields like advertising.


    00:00 Introduction and Welcome Back
    00:08 The AI Discussion: A Different Perspective
    00:35 Introducing the Guest: Ezequiel Lanza
    01:00 AI and Personal Empowerment: A Blog Post Discussion
    01:30 AI: A Tool for Individual Empowerment or a Category Error?
    02:35 The Desire for Personal AI: Use Cases
    05:08 The Feasibility of Personal AI: A Discussion
    09:22 AI and Data Privacy: A Concern
    13:57 The Future of AI: Personal Devices and Local Computation
    18:51 AI: An Extension of Us or a Reflection of Our Flaws?
    20:51 AI and Art: An Experiment
    22:59 Exploring AI's Creative Capabilities
    23:20 AI's Limitations and Ethical Boundaries
    23:44 AI's Interpretation of Beauty
    25:04 AI's Influence on Art and Fashion
    26:05 AI's Role in Content Generation
    26:36 AI's Impact on Individuality and Creativity
    27:59 AI's Backward-Looking Approach
    28:24 AI's Integration in Everyday Life
    30:28 AI's Influence on the Internet and Content Consumption
    35:28 AI's Role in Advertising and User Experience
    37:26 Final Thoughts on AI's Potential and Challenges


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    Episode 155: Project Bluefin and the Future of Linux

    Episode 155: Project Bluefin and the Future of Linux

    Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls learn all about Project Bluefin, a new cloud native friendly Linux distribution, from its creator, Jorge Castro, and Kyle Rankin, its newest enthusiast.


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    Bluefin | The Next Generation Linux Workstation — The next generation Linux workstation, designed for reliability, performance, and sustainability.Announcing Project Bluefin — Bluefin is a custom image of Fedora Silverblue by a bunch of cloud-native nerds. We want a reliable desktop experience that runs everything but we're too lazy to maintain anything. So we automated the entire delivery pipeline in GitHub.Open Source: The Nerd Version of Formula One — In this first episode of Open at Intel Season 2, we broaden our conversation to discuss the very human aspects of open source software and the always-personal Linux* desktop, but with a cloud native twist. 

    Jorge Castro, Developer Advocate at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation* (CNCF), and my fellow Intel Open Source Evangelist Chris Norman join me to geek out on taking the desktop cloud native with immutable Linux* and talk open source community sustainability. 

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    Episode 154: Kyle on Kubernetes

    Episode 154: Kyle on Kubernetes

    Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin about his journey into Kubernetes and the cloud native landscape.


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    Bluefin | The Next Generation Linux Workstation — The next generation Linux workstation, designed for reliability, performance, and sustainability.

    Getting started | Kubernetes — This section lists the different ways to set up and run Kubernetes. When you install Kubernetes, choose an installation type based on: ease of maintenance, security, control, available resources, and expertise required to operate and manage a cluster.Cloud Native Landscape

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    Episode 153: Personal AI

    Episode 153: Personal AI

    Katherine Druckman, Doc Searls, and Kyle Rankin discuss the personal AI tools they'd like to have, what's available, and how they might come together.


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    Microsoft says it will take the heat if Copilot AI commercial users get sued - The Verge — Some users of Microsoft’s Copilot platforms can turn to the company if they get sued for copyright infringement.AI | Doc Searls Weblog

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    Episode 152: Supply Chains Make the World Go Round

    Episode 152: Supply Chains Make the World Go Round

    Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Michael Stolarczyk about the complex ways in which physical goods go around the world, and behind-the-scenes strategies at play.


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