Posts Tagged ‘npc’

How to Make Oobleck – A Simple Recipe for Making Slime | Live Science

May 19, 2021

Want to have fun with physics and even “walk on water”? Try making a mixture of cornstarch and water called oobleck. It makes a great science project or is just fun to Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid. “}}

Neural interface translates thoughts into type

May 17, 2021

Robo-writers: the rise and risks of language-generating AI

April 17, 2021


A neural network’s size — and therefore its power — is roughly measured by how many parameters it has. These numbers define the strengths of the connections between neurons. More neurons and more connections means more parameters; GPT-3 has 175 billion. The next-largest language model of its kind has 17 billion (see ‘Larger language models’). (In January, Google released a model with 1.6 trillion parameters, but it’s a ‘sparse’ model, meaning each parameter does less work. In terms of performance, this is equivalent to a ‘dense’ model that has between 10 billion and 100 billion parameters, says William Fedus, a researcher at the University of Montreal, Canada, and Google.)

Massive Google-funded COVID database will track variants and immunity

March 29, 2021

Vera Rubin – Wikipedia

March 25, 2021

The coronavirus is here to stay — here’s what that means

February 21, 2021


How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines

January 21, 2021

.@ElieDolgin’s great feature on the development of new mRNA vaccines highlights how important breakthroughs in lipid nanoparticles were. Interesting that a lot of the key research appears to be funded by @Darpa.

The ethical questions that haunt facial-recognition research

December 3, 2020
Thought a lot of the issues discussed in this article were potentially applicable to genomics

Is facial recognition too biased to be let loose?

November 22, 2020

The ethical questions that haunt facial-recognition research

November 22, 2020