Miscellaneous Links #34

AI, CogSci, Health, Materials & More


‘Game of Thrones’ creator and other authors sue ChatGPT-maker OpenAI for copyright infringement

Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

Inherent weaknesses? “a language model cannot efficiently manipulate knowledge from pre-training data, even when such knowledge is perfectly stored and fully extractable in the models, and despite adequate instruct fine-tuning.”

Does GPT-4 have theory of mind (ToM) capacity?

Transcript: “Understanding AI and its implications” (Ben Miller (CEO of Fundrise) and Cardiff Garcia (Bazaar Audio))

Towards Building Natural Automation Interface (NAI)

JPMorgan’s Dimon Predicts 3.5-Day Work Week for Next Generation Thanks to AI

AI language models could help diagnose schizophrenia

A huge robotic arm, wielding a waterjet powerful enough to slice through steel, swings into action


Autopoiesis: Foundations of Life, Cognition, and Emergence of Self/Other

Subjective signal strength distinguishes reality from imagination

Expectation cues and false percepts generate stimulus-specific activity in distinct layers of the early visual cortex Laminar profile of visual false percepts


Major data analysis errors invalidate cancer microbiome findings

Quantitative mapping of human hair greying and reversal in relation to life stress

Immunotherapy with GcMAF revisited (2022)

A large collection of free downloadable American cookbooks from from the late 1700s through early 1900s


Using Coffee to Reduce Waste from 3D Printing

Some Metals Mysteriously Heal Their Own Cracks

DNA Combined with Glass Results in a Stronger, Lighter Material


A New Soil Amoeba Species Discovered in the “Siberian Jungle” (might be the cause of gigantism in the plants there)

Farmer Captures Animal That Hadn’t Been Seen for 130 Years While Trying to Protect His Chickens

A Bit About Byte Magazine: The Premier Technical Journal of Its Time

the smallest restaurant in the world

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