Drake’s legacy, old clams, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#38)

This week we have an impressive application of fiber optics sensors, the story of Frank Drake, a cool interview with Martin Rees, more stories on the development and implications of AI, and some troublesome news about twitch. Let’s start: Whales, turtles, and an old clam A couple cool articles and a sad curiosity this week.…More

Ig Nobels, cockatoos at war, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#37)

Lots and lots of interesting things this week. We keep watching AI’s evolve, more and more people start realising tech gurus tend to lie a lot, an interesting fight between humans and birds? Ethereum is reducing energy consumption 99.9%, the IG Nobels, and another reason for going green that might finally convince deniers. Let’s start:…More

Selling fear, garbage islands, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#36)

This week we had some Apple announcements, more pieces on text-2-image models (Stable Diffusion), and a worrying piece on the contamination of seas. Let’s start: Selling the Apocalypse for profit Nice piece that talks about a recent trend on consumer electronics. A few years ago, Apple used to make adds with people dancing in funny…More