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.

qntm.org/mmacevedo

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.

youtube.com/watch?v=qevIIQHrJZ

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

lesswrong.com/posts/JZZENevaLz

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.

youtube.com/watch?v=C4i7qu7JFM

Bookmarked: Do we Need Nuclear Energy to Stop Climate Change? - YouTube

Kurzgesagt on Nuke Power and Environmentalism

youtube.com/watch?v=EhAemz1v7d

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.

youtube.com/watch?v=O4Ko7NW2yQ

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

caitlinjohnstone.substack.com/

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...

craigmurray.org.uk/archives/20

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

caitlinjohnstone.substack.com/

Bookmarked: CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading | CFTC

cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleas

Bookmarked: Rationalism before the Sequences - LessWrong

ESR talking about growing up before Yudkowski's Rationalist Reformation

lesswrong.com/posts/qc7P2NwfxQ

Bookmarked: Propaganda By Omission: Libya, Syria, Venezuela And The UK

Medialens note how much the news media doesn't say.

medialens.org/2021/propaganda-

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-...

youtube.com/watch?v=pUF5esTscZ

Bookmarked: Pluralistic: 25 Mar 2021 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow on Facebook's plans for government regulation of Social Media.

pluralistic.net/2021/03/25/fac

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...

arxiv.org/abs/2007.09560

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.

longevity.technology/longevity

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.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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