• Help! My animated images are utilizing too much of my CPU.

    In general...

    I'm looking for any tips and tricks for creating animated images—APNG, GIF, and (primarily) WebP.

    Specifically...

    I am looking to reduce the percentage of CPU utilized by animated images—while they run as my desktop wallp…

  • LENOVO WIRELESS MOUSE

    I HAVE A LENOVO WIRELESS MOUSE.   MUCH EASIER FOR ME TO USE THIS THEN USE THE PAD ON THE LAPTOP.  THE PROBLEM IS THAT THE BATTERIES ARE DRAINED OF THEIR CHARGE MUCH FASTER THEN OF PREVIOUSE WIRELESS MICE THAT I HAVE USED.  I USE NEW BATTERIES AND IT STILL…

  • AI content forced upon us

    First it's AI overview on Google search result. Recently on Youtube Live chat, they started showing AI chat summary that we can vote on accuracy. What do you think about these new AI features forced upon us without easy option to disable them.

  • What's inside the Lenovo Legion Gaming Community surprise mystery care package?

    I recently received a surprise mystery care package from the Lenovo Legion Gaming Community.

    Inside was a Legion Slim 5 Gen 9 AMD (16″) with RTX 4070, an AMD XL Desk Mat, and one of the highly coveted Legion Hydro Flasks!

    Seriously, what kind of…

  • AI Spam and AI Fighting Spam?

    I understand there is an update coming to the web community here and that part of that update includes some spam protection. You may have noticed some of the spam posts recently - I know I have - though it hasn't been all that bad.

    But we are already…

  • Speed Reading

    Have you found any really good Speed Reading books or courses to recommend?

  • How can I volunteer my skills to groups developing environmental documentation? And how can I train myself in apps that make me a better environmental communicator?

    Although I am "retired," I'm still busy and intent on continuing my work as an environmental communicator.

    So you ask "What work do you do as an environmental communicator?"

    I make documents better, by working with their authors…

  • Ethical Dilemmas in AI: When Algorithms Start Getting Ideas

    • Dive into the wild world of AI ethics, where algorithms might just develop a mind of their own. Should facial recognition software have the right to refuse service based on your mood? Let's discuss!

      • Explore how AI is shaking up hiring processes…
    • STEM vs Non-STEM ?

      Living in times when inflation is high, interest rates are soaring through the roof and basically the day-to-day living has become expensive, how do you think the year 2030 looks like?

      It is becoming hard to buy a car, buy a house, buy everyday groceries…

    • "Free thinking" and education

      What is your take on the "free thinking" being part of education? Should students challenge anything they are being taught? Shouldn't students be taught to figure out for themselves what is correct rather than make them "learn-and-repeat" as their degree…

    • do you think ai should be even allowed in art?

      More and more people are using it and claiming its their work. I personally think all AI uses should have a mark or of some sort to identify it. 

    • [EDU ASKS] Tell us what new discussion group you would like added to the community.

      We are always looking to improve your experience in the EDU community - including opportunities to add new Discussion Groups.

      So, we'd like to hear from you on what new discussion groups you'd like to see added - hence, our latest EDU ASKS poll!…

    • Studying in the work place

      This is my first post ever, please bear with me!

      I am currently employed at a university that I love and would like to further my career here in a different department one day.

      How do you educate yourself while at work to stay sharp and effective in your…

    • Balance between EGO and HUMILITY?

      It's a competitive world out there and while we fight our urges to be a good and helpful person not only for our loved ones but also the rest of the society, we must not forget to help ourselves in the process whether this assistance is financially, mentally…

    • Time Management Toolkit

      You’re in the right place if you struggle to manage your time. Whether it's scheduling, focusing, getting started, or managing your mind.

      Maybe you have time blindness (hi, my ADHD friends) or find it difficult to keep track of time. Or perhaps…