Hi, ya’ll. Joshua Goode here.
I’m an East Tennessean, born and raised, with a love for technology, agriculture, education, commerce, and liberty.
A few of the areas I dabble in are web technologies, learning techniques, brewing, and political science.
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How Stoicism Helped Me Overcome the Pain of a Broken Relationship
I want to share with you a deeply personal story about some struggles I encountered in a past relationship and how Stoicism, mindfulness, and its virtues helped me move past it all. It was an incredibly painful experience, but by embracing the principles of Stoicism, I was able to find peace and grow as a…
AI Ethics and the Dangers of Autonomous Agents
As AI technology advances at a rapid pace, we’re witnessing a new wave of innovation. The powerful language models GPT-3.5 & GPT-4, and now autonomous agents leveraging them, are revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. However, this progress raises critical ethical questions that need to be addressed. Below, I’ll explore the ethical challenges of…
Brewing with GPT: AI-PA
Recently, I asked the gpt-3.5-turbo model to write up a New England Style IPA recipe and brew schedule. An AI IPA. Or AIPA…something like that. I asked it to use RO water, a Kveik strain, get optimal polyphenol extraction on the hot side, and aim for an SRM of 3 — with some style emulation.
Reblog: Fake plugin wave affecting WordPress sites
Bad actors are abusing leaked and compromised credentials to install the fake core-stab plugin and other items on WordPress sites. Fake plugin wave affecting WordPress sites — Jetpack Some of my behind-the-scenes work at Automattic was featured in a recent Jetpack & WPScan blog post. The WPScan version of the post includes a bit more about the…
2018 MacBook Pro GPU Failure?
Today, my MacBook Pro decided it wanted to retire. Thankfully, it seems I worked out a solution until I can get a replacement. In case others start facing this, I wanted to document my troubleshooting experience here. If you’re looking to get right to the steps I took to resolve things, jump down to the…