Miscellaneous #27

AI, Robotics, Nukes, Neuro, Art & More


Wendy’s is working with Google to test an AI-powered drive-thru

Don’t trust AI to talk accurately about itself: Bard wasn’t trained on Gmail

Stop Treating AI Models Like People

Delimiters won’t save you from prompt injection

AI and Aaronson’s Law of Dark Irony

Why No One Wants AI Ethics Anymore: And what they should do to recover the credibility they’ve lost

Person-in-WiFi: Fine-grained Person Perception using WiFi

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging & Diagnostics: Are we there yet?

Marr’s Levels and Ontology

Melanie Mitchell on ARC:


The 5 Laws of Robotics?

RobOstrich mimicks the musculoskeletal structure of ostriches for high flexibility

walking bedside lamp: “Now you won’t be afraid to wake up in the middle of the night and go to the bathroom”

Wheeled Robot Measures Leaf Angles to Help Breed Better Corn Plants

Modular Morphing Lattices for Large-Scale Underwater Continuum Robotic Structures

Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 11.4.1

I thought we already knew this but… Many-Legged Robots Can Traverse Difficult Landscapes

Source: Georgia Tech


Is Low-Level Radiation Good For Us?

Westinghouse unveils small modular nuclear reactor

The Big Lie About Nuclear Waste

Hyundai demonstrates prototype hydrogen-powered excavator

The methane myth: Why cows aren’t responsible for climate change


the mind-tumor connection

Disgust Reactions as a Bridge Between the Immune and Nervous Systems


Machine learning links unresolving secondary pneumonia to mortality in patients with severe pneumonia, including COVID-19

Fake Publications in Biomedical Science: Red-flagging Method Indicates Mass Production

A one-two punch against pancreatic cancer

Impacts of speciation and extinction measured by an evolutionary decay clock

NASA Study Helps Explain Limit-Breaking Ultra-Luminous X-Ray Sources

Does Density Increase Housing Prices? Even if it does, allow more housing!


An urge to preserve game history brought a 40-year vet back to the industry

Artists must be allowed to make bad work

People Can’t Believe This Photo of a Bird Isn’t Photoshopped or AI-Generated

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