Oct 23, 2021

News Round Up for w/e 23rd October 2021

News and snippets from Zen cyber-space

This week from Zen Cyberspace, overworked and overwhelmed, how Buddhism can inform AI and how to encourage your teenager to meditate.


Too Much Criticism - Lion's Roar (lionsroar.com)

Defining Consciousness: How Buddhism Can Inform AI
Technology is growing at a rate quicker than most of us can comprehend. Whether we agree with such a trend or not, the influence of technology in society is moving forward, and quickly

Overworked & Overwhelmed There are burdens we can’t put down, says Furyu Nancy Schroeder. That fact is the true heart of our human life.

How Can I Get My Teenager to Meditate? If you want the teens in your life to benefit from mindfulness practice, the first step, says Dzung X. Vo, is to have a strong practice yourself.

Valuing Intelligence: Buddhist Reflection on the Attention Economy and Artificial Intelligence This talk by Dr. Peter D. Hershock makes use of Buddhist conceptual resources to assess how the emerging global attention economy and the confluence of big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are reshaping the human experience.

Too Much Criticism Someone in your life who’s too critical or confrontational can undermine your self-worth and enjoyment of life. Psychologist Lynn Monteiro suggests four ways you can take care of yourself.

The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself Is Rest Stress from the workweek, the weight of difficult emotions, restlessness in the body—any combination of these can interfere with sleep.


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