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During a memorable scene in the season five opener of “Yellowstone,” rancher turned governor John Dutton (Kevin Costner) vows in his inaugural address to soak out-of-towners purchasing vacation homes in Montana by doubling their property taxes. The episode seen by more than 12 million viewers tapped into populist angst about whether long-time homeowners, from Big Sky Country to Cape Cod, can afford to hang onto their primary residences in the face of rising property appraisals and taxes.
It's a well-worn idea: Type in a prompt, get a response. While ChatGPT had been around for a while, its latest version was advanced enough to be useful in a wide range of applications, from generating code to writing essays, poems and jokes. It was quickly hailed as a “tipping point for AI,” and Microsoft recently invested billions in OpenAI.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a major change in the way COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are given. Northeastern experts say it would streamline the process for the public and suppliers.
As recently as 1996, the U.S. airline industry suffered a fatal crash for every 2 million departures, resulting in more than 350 deaths that year, according to The Wall Street Journal. By 2021, the rate had plummeted to one death for every 120 million departures.
D'Amore-McKim International Business and Strategy Group launches podcast: International Business Today
The D'Amore-McKim School of Business' international business and strategy group is launching the International Business Today podcast.
In these tricky economic times, asking for a raise may seem even more daunting than it would have even a year ago.
More than most years, 2022 saw the social media landscape shifting in major ways. Northeastern experts say 2023 is primed for even more seismic changes.
It turns out that a digital platform assembled by a Northeastern research group on short notice amid the COVID-19 pandemic substantially helped lessen a Massachusetts crisis in healthcare staffing.
Taking action can prevent financial PTSD from inflation and threats of recession, says Northeastern professor Kristen Lee. But it's a process. Carlos Cuevas, a clinical psychologist, says trauma patients are often reluctant to seek help, while Vincent Muscolino, a lecturer of finance, tries to make learning about budgets fun.