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AI Just Designed An Enzyme That Eats Plastic

Could the environment benefit from the rise of AI solutions that can craft novel solutions to deal with pollutants like plastic?

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Jonathan Haidt and The Case Against Social Media on the Lex Fridman Podcast

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddling of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis. He and Jonathan have an interesting conversation about social media’s impact on society. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:25 – Social media and mental health 15:14 – Mark Zuckerberg 24:51 – Children’s […]

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Cryptocurrency

How This Man Just Caused a $45 BILLION Crash [Terra Luna]

Do Kwon thought he could rule the crypto world with Terra Luna, instead what followed was the largest failure to occur in the crypto space. Correction at 1:58 I showed the screenshot of the wrong project, it’s supposed to be ‘Basis Cash’, not ‘Basis Markets’. Sorry about that.

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Business

Meta’s Sheryl Sandberg Steps Down as COO

Wired Editor at Large, Steven Levy, also the author of “Facebook: The Inside Story,” joins Emily Chang and Sarah Frier for a deep dive into the news that Meta’s Sheryl Sandberg, who became one of the most recognized figures in global business after helping Facebook transform from a startup into a multibillion-dollar advertising powerhouse, is […]

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Current Events

Why Elon Musk Became Twitter’s Largest Shareholder

By now you most certainly have heard that Elon Musk becoming the largest shareholder in Twitter and has earned himself a spot on their board. What and why did this happen and what can we expect next?

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Interesting

Meta Loses $230 billion – the Biggest Company Loss in Its History

It was not a good week for Facebook. It’s too early to count them out.

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Interesting

The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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Robotics

The Most Realistic Humanoid Robot Yet

The robots of science-fiction are getting closer to science fact every day.

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AI Ethics Startups

Kevin Systrom on Instagram

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram and he sits down with Lex Fridman, Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:22 – Origin of Instagram 42:29 – New social networks 1:01:34 – Selling Instagram to Facebook 1:24:36 – Features 1:28:42 – Facebook 2:05:24 – Whistleblower 2:16:43 – Machine learning 2:26:41 – Advice for […]

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Science

Scientists Reverse Blindness with CRISPR Technology

CRISPR Gene editing therapy is used for the first time in living humans with amazing results. Time stamps: 0:00 Introduction 0:53 What is CRISPR? 2:05 How Does CRISPR work? 3:18 The Experiment 5:30 The Results 9:31 Shortcomings 10:34 The Future 12:00 Caution 13:02 Conclusions

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