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May 25, 2022

Your Open Browser Tabs Could Come Up In Your Next Job Interview

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May 24, 2022

“The ”Forever“ Diamond Battery: It’s Radioactive and Runs for 28,000 Years

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Circa 2020


Imagine never having to charge your devices again.

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May 24, 2022

B-21 Raider First Flight Now Postponed to 2023

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May 22, 2022

U.S. pledges $3.5 billion for direct air capture

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This week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a multibillion-dollar program to develop carbon dioxide removal technologies.

May 21, 2022

Meta won’t build a dedicated metaverse after all, exec says

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An interesting development, you could say revision, or even a back-tracking on the vision for just what it is that Meta plans to build, eventually.

I think it’s important to keep in mind, despite the excitement, that these technologies are still experimental in many ways, they take time to develop, and they will change. Keeping this in mind can help to temper our expectations, but also to spot the hype.

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May 20, 2022

Selection-Inference: Exploiting Large Language Models for Interpretable Logical Reasoning

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Large language models (LLMs) have been shown to be capable of impressive.
few-shot generalisation to new tasks. However, they still tend to perform.
poorly on multi-step logical reasoning problems. Here we carry out a.
comprehensive evaluation of LLMs on 50 tasks that probe different aspects of.

Logical reasoning. We show that language models tend to perform fairly well at.

Single step inference or entailment tasks, but struggle to chain together.
multiple reasoning steps to solve more complex problems. In light of this, we.

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May 20, 2022

DARPA reveals a new heavy-lift seaplane concept that can sense large waves

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May 20, 2022

The highest quality images of the Earth’s interior have just been captured

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May 20, 2022

Where are the Leaders to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century?

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Progress on reducing carbon emissions has been slow making achieving interim 2030 targets elusive, let alone hitting net-zero by 2050.

May 19, 2022

Suppression weakens unwanted memories via a sustained reduction of neural reactivation

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Intentionally preventing the retrieval of an unwanted memory hinders future attempts to reactivate the memory’s neural representation and causes a reduction in the vividness with which it can be recalled.

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