Episode 64

64 - It's Tinker Time

Join Jem and Justin as they discuss new ChatGPT tricks, challenges in AI and Fusion 360's improved performance on Apple silicon chips. Expect laughter, NSFW anecdotes, and an exploration of shop happiness.

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  • Hiring Corner
  • Everything I want to talk about is NSFW 🙊 (we really need to record a secret show...)
  • New ChatGPT trick, quick n dirty, refine prompt.
  • Huge degradation in ChatGPT
  • Good podcast on AI - This Day in AI
  • Pi - Busted chatting to my AI buddy
  • Fusion 360 for Apple silicon chips M1/M2 - 30% Faster, 40% Less
  • UI issues and slow startup 👎
  • Sketch geometry 👎
  • What makes you happiest in the shop?
  • Creative flow state, solving problems, making new things.
  • AI Therapy (no affiliations or recommendations from us)
  • It's Tinker Time


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Jem Freeman

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

Like Butter | Instagram | More Links

Justin Brouillette

Portland, Oregon, USA

PDX CNC | Instagram | More Links

About the Podcast

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Justin Brouillette (Portland CNC) and Jem Freeman (Like Butter) discuss CNC machines, their product design and manufacturing businesses, and every kind of tool that they fancy.

About your hosts

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Jem Freeman

Co-founder and director of Like Butter, a CNC focussed timber design and manufacturing business in their purpose-built solar-powered workshop. Castlemaine, VIC, Australia.
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Justin Brouillette

Founder of Portland CNC & Nack