🔮Deep learning and the nature of reality
Really nice articulation of what we are learning about ourselves, linguistics, perception, and reality through deep learning and our efforts to teach computers. Worthwhile read
🐮What is CRISPR and how does it work
? CRISPR is booming (as measured by research papers and patent applications) in a land grab for this novel, low-cost and precise gene-editing technique.
💫Why Elon Musk will change the world
. Super long read which articulates how Musk’s bets on Tesla and electric my finally challenge the fossil-climate-change colossus of oil-driven transport. Long read, needs an edit but worth it
📊Is inequality inevitable
? Review of Anthony Atkinson’s new book, specialist on inequality, emphasises the role of the wealthy in subtly exacerbating wealth accumulation & the place the state can play. Important given technocratic wealth generation of today.