Show newer

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/

Bookmarked: If you want to get there, don't start from here. Saving the press by allowing the scumbags who bought the husks from the sociopaths that produced them is a fool's errand. We don't need collective bargaining for media companies: we need collective bargaining for JOURNALISTS.

Saving the press by allowing the scumbags who bought the husks from the sociopaths that produced the...

pluralistic.net/2021/03/18/new

Bookmarked: What It's Like To be a Computer: An Interview with GPT-3

Eric Elliott interviews GPT-3. It seems mostly friendly, but adimits it would lie if it was in it's ...

youtube.com/watch?v=PqbB07n_uQ

Bookmarked: The Assault on Truth

Media Lens review the media's non-reviews of Peter Oborne's book "The Assault on Truth"

medialens.org/2021/the-impossi

Bookmarked: Bitcoin Is Time - Swan Bitcoin

Bitcon's clock and what that's important

swanbitcoin.com/bitcoin-is-tim

Bookmarked: Collective Nouns Song - Animated - YouTube

Weebl's collective Nouns Song

youtube.com/watch?v=01ZFA4cQbj

Bookmarked: Stumbling and Mumbling: The left after the Budget

Good advice for Labour after the bugdet, which they will not follow of course

stumblingandmumbling.typepad.c

Bookmarked: Paleopocalypse! - Narrated by Stephen Fry. - YouTube

Stephen Fry narrates a Hitchikers-guide style 90 seconds on the "Adams Event", 42,000 years ago.

youtube.com/watch?v=Qs1dLe3GsQ

Bookmarked: Scott Alexander on the NY times article after publication

I’ve already done what everybody with a bone to pick against the media has - moved to Substack and m...

astralcodexten.substack.com/p/

Bookmarked: Topia - Video Chat in a Virtual World

Little map-driven group-meeting app like gather.town but prettier and better music facilities. No Fi...

topia.io/

Bookmarked: Neuroscience shows how interconnected we are – even in a time of isolation | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Words, meaning, connection, may not be necessarily to do with physical presence

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Bookmarked: Issues and hurdles when performing the initial upgrade // Mobian's Blog

Issues to bear in mind first upgrade of mobian phone

blog.mobian-project.org/posts/

Bookmarked: “But: sovereignty” – why the question needs to keep on being asked of Brexit as to how any of this is worthwhile – The Law and Policy Blog

davidallengreen.com/2021/02/bu

Bookmarked: Mindscape 132: Michael Levin

the relationship between the basic bioinformatic building blocks (genes and proteins) to the macros...

youtube.com/watch?v=gm7VDk8kxO

Bookmarked: It’s time for those advocating independence to level completely with Scottish voters: do you want a republic or a monarchy? Do you want a defence industry or not? (Nukes or no nukes.) Do you want a market-driven economy burdened with high debt and deficits, or a state-led one that’s going to make you as unpopular in Brussels as it will in London?

It’s time for those advocating independence to level completely with Scottish voters: do you want ...

newstatesman.com/politics/scot

Show older
Boing.World

A gateway into the global open conversation in the fediverse for Boing folks and anyone they know.