Physics

Science

New Superconductor Scandal: What We Know So Far

Last year, Ranga Dias from the University of Rochester in New York claimed he had found a material that was superconducting at room temperature. He has now been accused of research misconduct. This video from Sabine Hossenfelder is a summary of what we know so far.

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Science

Why Reality is a Hallucination.

There have always been hints that the brain wasn’t evolved to track objective reality, but a new, incredibly popular theory in neuroscience takes everything one step further. Not only is your brain not built for reality, you’ve never even experienced it. Noted Science Zaddy Kyle Hill explains “predictive processing.”  

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Philosophy Fridays Science

Do we create reality with our mind? A physicist’s reply.

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. Do we create reality with our minds? I got this question on twitter the other day and after rolling my eyes about it for some while, I decided it’s actually a good question. You might think the answer is obviously “no”. But it’s not that simple. Let me explain.

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Mathematics Science

How One Line in the Oldest Math Text Hinted at Hidden Universes

This video is from Veritasium, who always posts interesting math and science videos.

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AI Generative AI Science

The Physics of Generative AI – How AI models use physics to generate novel data

Modern Generative AI is capable of generating entire stories and photorealistic images, but how do these models actually work? As it turns out, the field of physics is actually the inspiration for many of these state-of-the-art Generative AI models. In this video from AssemblyAI., get a high-level look at how methods from physics are inspiring […]

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Science

How to teach yourself physics

This video from acollierastro, herself a doctor in physics, gives us advice on how to learn physics.

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AI Ethics Neural Networks Research Science

Lab-Grown Brain Connects to Microchip, Recognizing Human Voices

This video from Anton Petrov makes me wonder where we are going as a society and as a species. Links: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41928-023-01069-w https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2023.02.28.530502v1.full.pdf https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33482329/

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Space

The US Army’s Plan to Conquer the Moon

“Project Horizon” was the US Army’s secret attempt in the 1960s to come up with a viable plan for long-term American colonization of the Moon. But with the Soviet Union already ahead in the space race, the hundreds of pages of classified reports also had to consider what would happen if a lunar base was […]

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Developer

How to Create a 3D site with Game Controls in Spline and React

This video from DesignCode shows you how to build an interactive 3D scene implemented on a ReactJS site using Figma and Spline Final Site: https://8ee6tk.csb.app 3D Scene: https://my.spline.design/smarthomecourse-e9a3cba624bfa9408afd66d01f36529e/ Figma file: https://www.figma.com/community/file/1162765391712000028 Download Assets: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/2oef2ra7tgs8ntx1tjvfz/h?dl=0&rlkey=r2fs5g20yoozsfxtg7hkbd7ux

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