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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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Science

Climate Scientist Boasts About Fudging Own Paper

Sabine Hossenfelder talks about a bubble of galaxies, a climate scientist who made his own paper worse, double magic oxygen, a chemical reaction slowed down 100 billion times, Maxwell’s demon in biology, intelligent life on earth, the launch of a new X-ray space mission, drone racing, and of course the telephone will ring.

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Space

How to Nuke a Dangerous Asteroid as a Last Resort

In this video, Anton talks about a new simulation showing that we could use nuclear weapons to protect the planet from certain types of dangerous asteroids Links: https://www.llnl.gov/news/late-time-small-body-disruptions-can-protect-earth https://wci.llnl.gov/simulation/computer-codes/spheral https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576521003921 https://dart.jhuapl.edu/

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AI Ethics Virtual Reality

Jaron Lanier on Virtual Reality, Social Media & the Future of Humans and AI

Jaron Lanier is a living legend. One of the earliest pioneers in virtual reality and I vividly remember reading about him in Wired magazine while I was still in college (and Wired was still relevant). Here he is speaking with Lex Fridman about VR, social media, AI, and humanity’s future. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:39 […]

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Science

The Super Bizarre Quantum Eraser Experiment

The quantum eraser experiment is one of the weirdest phenomena that has ever been observed and will melt your mind.  It seems that quantum mechanics mixes past and future together. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don take you through this quantum conundrum.

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Science Space

Are Warp Drives Possible? The Answer May Surprise You.

Sabine Hossenfelder covers the latest news in warp drive development. Yes, you read that right. What is a warp drive? Are they scientifically possible? How does the Alcubierre drive work?

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