Curated Links of the Visionary and the Vrot
A Giant Googly Eye on a Giant Robot
The “DIXIE Showgirl” who danced in front of an atomic bomb explosion
The Time that the US Army Deployed Pianos to the Battlefield
Does Earth Have a New Quasi-Moon?
Asteroid mining startup AstroForge readies first mission
Reality or Illusion? The Human Battle with Distinguishing Imagination from Reality
How scientists are decoding what the past smelled like
Cracking the case of mitochondrial repair and replacement in metabolic stress
GPT-4 Fails Economics
ChatGPT recently passed the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam, but using it for a real-world medical diagnosis would quickly turn deadly.
Beware the Variable-Maximizers: Optimizing for a single metric is bad, whether it’s clicks, shareholder value, or paperclips
Nobody knows how many jobs will “be automated” Whatever that even means.
Can Space Agencies Boost Autonomous Shipping?
This is Ascento Pro (a mobile robot platform)
Universal Basic Income does not cause inflation
Project Next Gen: The United States Gets Serious for New Covid Vaccines
The Killer App: The History of VisiCalc
This is not a drill: Snakes can cartwheel
Peacock escapes from a zoo and attacks man grabbing his pants
Scientists create ‘slits in time’ in mind-bending physics experiment
“the mystery of the Second Law has never gone away”: Computational Foundations for the Second Law of Thermodynamics
A Germany without coal would have been better
new light on ‘what Watson and Crick really took from Rosalind Franklin’
See where the location of your city was millions of years ago on this Ancient Earth web app
Are The Crystal Aztec Skulls Real? (Nope, they’re fake.)
Occluded Mastery of Hans Noë (Part Two)