Journaling with ChatGPT: A New Way to Reflect and Grow

February 01, 2023

Journaling can be an effective tool for personal growth and well-being, but it can be challenging to overcome writer’s block and find inspiration for entries. ChatGPT can assist in journaling by generating prompts and encouraging conversations. Using ChatGPT for journaling also offers a unique interactive experience, as talking to the AI provides an unbiased and unaffiliated perspective. This can aid in personal growth and self-discovery.

Another creative way people are utilizing ChatGPT is by inputting old journal entries from their childhood and having the AI respond as if it were their younger self, allowing for conversations with their past selves. Overall, ChatGPT can enhance the journaling experience and help individuals to explore their thoughts and feelings in a new and innovative way.

Connecting with the Departed: The Power of AI in Grief and Remembrance

January 31, 2023

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences a person can go through. We cherish their memories and hold onto the photographs and mementos that remind us of them. But what if there were a way to feel like we were still able to interact with our loved ones even after they have passed away?

This is where artificial intelligence (AI) comes in. Using deep learning algorithms and long video interviews, it is possible to create a digital copy of a person that is indistinguishable from their physical presence in terms of appearance and voice, we have already seen companies like Re;memory, begin creating this technology.

This technology has the potential to bring comfort to those grieving the loss of a loved one, it also raises important ethical questions. How will this technology be regulated to ensure it’s not misused? Is this a healthy way to cope? Could this technology be used to create digital copies of people without their consent?

French Fry Tour of Burlington: The Shopping Bag

January 23, 2023

The Shopping Bag is one of Burlington’s most popular burger joints, they are home to The Sizzler! Food Network Magazine voted this half-pound burger as the best burger in Vermont. Now, a burger and fries go together like coffee and cream so we went in expecting delicious french fries.

These fries are absolutely delicious! Crispy on the outside and perfectly fluffy on the inside. The seasoning is spot on, adding the perfect amount of flavor.

Bluehouse Group ranked these fries at an all-time high. Overall the team gave these fries a score of 7.8/10.

Check back with us every Monday for more local french fry reviews!

Mitch’s January Movie Picks: New Year, New Me

January 19, 2023

Lady Bird (2017, dir Greta Gerwig) 

“Money is not life’s report card”.

Lady Bird is a coming-of-age film about a high school senior, played by Saoirse Ronan, who navigates the complexities of relationships and personal identity during her senior year in Sacramento, California. The film tackles themes of family, friendship, love, and self-discovery.

Do the Right Thing (1989, dir Spike Lee) 

“Trust you? The last time I trusted you, Mookie, I ended up with a son”.

Do the Right Thing is a socially conscious film that follows the story of a young man named Mookie, played by Spike Lee, and the events that unfold on a hot summer day in a Brooklyn neighborhood. The film tackles themes of racism, gentrification, and police brutality.

Big Fish (2003, dir Tim Burton) 

“There are some fish that cannot be caught. It’s not that they are faster or stronger than other fish, they’re just touched by something extra”.

Big Fish is a fantastical drama about a young man named Will, played by Billy Crudup, who tries to unravel the truth behind his dying father’s tall tales, played by Albert Finney, while reconciling their relationship. The film tackles themes of family, love, acceptance, and the power of storytelling.

City of God (2002, dir Fernando Meirelles)

“It was like a message from God: ‘Honesty doesn’t pay, sucker’”.

City of God is a crime drama set in the Cidade de Deus, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, that follows the story of a young man named Rocket, played by Alexandre Rodrigues, as he navigates the violent world of drug gangs and police corruption. The film tackles themes of poverty, violence, and the cycle of crime.

Unexpected Mobile App Success Stories: Waze

January 18, 2023

Waze was founded in 2006 by Ehud Shabtai and started as an open-source project on his balcony in Tel-Aviv, Israel. This is the equivalent of starting a project in a garage in America.

It was initially intended as a tool for commuters to share real-time traffic updates. At the time of its launch, Waze had 22 employees based in Israel and about 2,000 active users. Around this time in 2007, when the first iPhone was released, you needed to jailbreak the iPhone to install any kind of navigation software, by May 2009 anyone with a smartphone could download the Waze app. For many people, it was one of the first apps they ever downloaded.

In 2013, Google acquired the company for an impressive $1 billion. Today, Waze has over 500+ employees and 140 million monthly users who drive 36 billion kilometers per month all around the world. It’s almost crazy to think about how far the company has come since its humble beginnings.

Blogle

January 10, 2023

Wordle may have taken the world by storm earlier this year, but it inspired a whole host of daily puzzle games that will keep you entertained for hours.

Check out these Bluehouse Group favorites:

GuessTheGame: Can you figure out the game based on the screenshots given to you? You have six guesses to get it right!

Framed: How well do you know your movies? Test your knowledge by trying to guess the film from just six frames.

Moviedle: This one’s a real time challenge – you have just six seconds to guess the movie!

Posterdle: How good is your eye? Name the movie poster in 20 seconds or less

Episode: How is your TV knowledge? Guess the show every week

Heardle: Put your musical knowledge to the test with this game that asks you to name the song based on just a few notes.

Nerdle: Feeling math-savvy? Try your hand at guessing an eight-character equation in just six tries.

Globle: How well do you know your geography? In this game, you have to guess the country of the day on a globe, using “hotter and colder” hints to guide you.

Worldle: How well do you know maps? Guess the country based on a silhouette and distances

Quordle: Wordle with 4 simultaneous games at once