Are technologies inevitable?
France has a meta-court
Neurosymbolic reasoning making progress
New meta-science research showing that the scientific ecosystem does not discriminate against novel research. Regardless of their prior opinion, I expect no one will change their mind based on this paper.
Tools for thought as cultural practices, not computational objects
Transformers got a lot better at doing arithmetic
Building cellular radios
Why are clinical trials so expensive?
A paper claimed to be able to regrow limbs in various organisms. A lab tried to replicate their experiment in flies and failed. As usual with biology: was this a failure of the original paper, or did the replicators do the experiment incorrectly? Note that the original paper tried across a range of organisms whereas the replication only challenges the results in one of them.
Longevity Journal Club 2022 edition
The latest on Bret Victor's work
Is wine fake?
Building fast and slow: The Empire State Building and the WTC