On Strong AI & Robotics

Miscellaneous #25

Curated Links of the Uber and the Unexpected

DART VADAR harnesses the force of enzymes for better RNA drugs

Optical illusion turns Glen Affric hills into icebergs

Physicists perform first-ever measurement of ‘time reflection’ in microwaves

Zero-1-to-3: Zero-shot One Image to 3D Object

“a first of its kind of a case wherein this plant fungus caused disease in a human”

WTF Happened In 1971?

We’re in a productivity crisis, according to 52 years of data. Things could get really bad.

Why Americans fear the AI future: Five decades of rising inequality and slow growth have made us a less optimistic country.

Are chat bots already polluting Google searches?

How OpenAI Fooled Us All

Why climate ‘doomers’ are replacing climate ‘deniers’: How U.N. reports and confusing headlines created a generation of people who believe climate change can’t be stopped

SoCal Startup Narrows in on Batteries that Charge in Minutes

The Electrification Dilemma: We Need Batteries To Stop Emissions, but We Need Emissions To Build Batteries

Cummins Inc. Debuts 15-Liter Hydrogen Engine at ACT Expo (2022)

Learning to find spatially reversed sounds

The “hat”: An aperiodic monotile

Physio-metabolic and clinical consequences of wearing face masks—Systematic review with meta-analysis and comprehensive evaluation

Why are these orcas killing sharks and removing their livers?

Mantis Shrimp busting a Clam open

The Pragmatic Use of Metaphor in Empirical Psychology

2023 Is A Critical Year For Maintaining American Leadership On Aviation Innovation

New Algorithm Developed by MIT Researchers Keeps Drones from Colliding in Midair

Robots-Took-Most-Jobs Insurance

Scientists made a woolly mammoth meatball

Assessing COVID-19 pandemic policies and behaviours and their economic and educational trade-offs across US states from Jan 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022: an observational analysis

NOT a 3 year old chimney sweep

A Square Wheel

The Mystery of the Dune Font

On American Gothic

Visual Arts Review: “Matt Pawleski/Matrix 191” — Flirting With the Functional

“Water sky” – Antarctica. Photo: Mabra99, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons