On Strong AI & Robotics

Miscellaneous Links #33

AI, CogSci, Health & More

AI & Robotics

Pivot to AI: Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

MindAgent: Emergent Gaming Interaction

Language Modeling Is Compression

The Physical Process That Powers a New Type of Generative AI

Dexterous Robotic Hands Part 1: Unraveling the History, Technology, and Applications

See Chipotle’s new robots that can crank out nearly 200 burrito bowls an hour

Recognition of Human Chef’s Intentions for Incremental Learning of Cookbook by Robotic Salad Chef

Cognitive Science

Theory of collective mind

I’m so sorry for psychology’s loss, whatever it is: The plane crashed and nobody checked the bodies

IIT vs. GNWT and the meaning of evidence in consciousness science

Handaxe knapped around a fossil shell, located centrally on one face, identified as the Cretaceous bivalve mollusc Spondylus spinosus (MAA) via @AlisonFisk.


“Inverse vaccine” shows potential to treat multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases

Records Found in Dusty Basement Undermine Decades of Dietary Advice: Raw data from a 40-year-old study raises new questions about fats (2017)

Ability of high fat diet to induce liver pathology correlates with the level of linoleic acid and Vitamin E in the diet


Microsoft might build nuclear reactors to power data centers

Offshore wind projects need federal help to get built. “Absent intervention, these near-term projects are increasingly at risk of failing”

Can behavioral interventions be too salient? Evidence from traffic safety messages

The pigs are out!

Optography: Preserving a Dead Person’s Last Sight

How Great-Uncle Harry Rediscovered the “Lost Wax Process”