Bookmarked: Lena @ Things Of Interest
Hilarious and scary sci-fi in the form of an article on emulated brains leaked back through a time-tunnel from the future.
Bookmarked: This Plant-Inspired Robot Could Save Your Life - YouTube
Veritasium on cool wormy compressed-air robots. Seems like something you could make giant Dune-like sandworms from.
Bookmarked: Predictive Coding has been Unified with Backpropagation - LessWrong
The paper Predictive Coding Approximates Backprop Along Arbitrary Computation Graphs[1:1] "demonstrate[s] that predictive coding converges asymptotically (and in practice rapidly) to exact backprop gradients on arbitrary computation graphs using only local learning rules." The authors have unified predictive coding and backpropagation into a single theory of neural networks. Predictive coding and backpropagation are separate hardware implementations of what is ultimately the same algorithm
Bookmarked: Invisible Marble Run - YouTube
Put glass dominoes and marbles into an oil mixed to have the same refractive index, and you can build a marble run with invisible marbles.
Bookmarked: Do we Need Nuclear Energy to Stop Climate Change? - YouTube
Kurzgesagt on Nuke Power and Environmentalism
Bookmarked: Why the Muon g-2 Results Are So Exciting! - YouTube
Ten minute PBS video on the latest physics story: The g-2 measurement everyone's talking about.
Bookmarked: Everything The West Claims It Values Is Invalidated By Its Treatment Of Assange
Our values are not our values, here's how you can tell
Bookmarked: That is the difference between the SNP and Alba. Do you really want Independence, or is it just a genteel discussion point?
That is the difference between the SNP and Alba. Do you really want Independence, or is it just a g...
Bookmarked: Is the UK press bigoted? It's time to face the facts - Press Gazette
Bookmarked: The Fact That Americans Think Biden Has Changed Things Shows How Narrative Rules Our World - Caitlin’s Newsletter
Team lesser evil in still evil shocker
Bookmarked: CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading | CFTC
Bookmarked: Rationalism before the Sequences - LessWrong
ESR talking about growing up before Yudkowski's Rationalist Reformation
Bookmarked: Why are the UK’s drug laws so backward?
Trapped by the lies we told
Bookmarked: Propaganda By Omission: Libya, Syria, Venezuela And The UK
Medialens note how much the news media doesn't say.
Bookmarked: Metric Paper & Everything in the Universe - YouTube
A4 paper can be halved to make A5 and halved again for A6. CPGrey explores what A200 would be. Or A-...
Bookmarked: Pluralistic: 25 Mar 2021 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow
Cory Doctorow on Facebook's plans for government regulation of Social Media.
Bookmarked: nightly dreams evolved to combat the brain's overfitting during its daily learning. That is, dreams are a biological mechanism for increasing generalizability via the creation of corrupted sensory inputs from stochastic activity across the hierarchy of neural structures
nightly dreams evolved to combat the brain's overfitting during its daily learning. That is, dreams...
Bookmarked: Longevity Escape Velocity by 2035 – it will be free says Aubrey de Grey
Latest SENS news. Aubry thinks 15 years until rejuvinating medinine is given away free to everyone.
Bookmarked: A racist, belligerent press doesn’t just hurt its targets, it’s bad for all of us | Race | The Guardian
The media is belligerent and racist, including the newspaper printing this article about that.