Reader View · 6 min read · Aug 17th · Short-term thinking is both rooted in our most primal instincts and encouraged by runaway technological development. How can we fight it? · Shared by 510, including Peter Herger
IG THINK Why is it so hard to escape short-term thinking? Biology and technology Excerpted from Longpath: Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs by Ari Wallach and published by HarperOne. Copyright 2022. Republished with permission of the publishe
Reader View · 4 min read · Aug 11th · Here are some reasons for the natural human tendency to avoid or reject new information that runs counter to what you already know – and some tips on how to do better. · Shared by 474, including Miguel Angel Escotet, Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA
confirmation bias. It’s the natural tendency to seek out information or interpret things in a way that supports your existing beliefs.
Reader View · 6 min read · 2021-04-22 · Scientists know that the intense stress of grieving can affect the body in various ways, but much remains a mystery. · Shared by 215, including Carly, Miguel Angel Escotet, Jane
Reader View · 8 min read · 2020-11-30 · In a major scientific advance, the latest version of our AI system AlphaFold has been recognised as a solution to this grand challenge by the organisers of the biennial Critical Assessment of protein… · Shared by 378, including Nando de Freitas 🏳️🌈, Tom Raftery 🇮🇪🇪🇸🇪🇺🇺🇦💉💉💉, Dr. Marigo Raftopoulos, Kirk Borne, Elad Gil, Dion Almaer, Amjad Masad ⠕, Mario Klingemann 🇺🇦, Dave McClure, Dr. James Canton, Mathias Bynens, Patrick OShaughnessy, Danielle! 🌩, AGI.Eth | AIKing.Eth, Nathan Benaich, Roger Highfield, Josh Olszewicz, Luciano Floridi, Mike Tamir, PhD, Zach Weinersmith
Reader View · ~14 min read · 2020-11-19 · In biology class, biology wasn't presented as a quest for the secrets of life. The textbooks wrung out the questing. · Shared by 242, including Andy Matuschak, Alexander Seifert, Jeff Atwood, Jacques Fellay, Max Roser, John Carmack, Tauno, David Wallace-Wells, Marcel Salathé, Cameron Yick, Christopher Allen, cdixon.eth
Reader View · 10 min read · May 11th · Synthetic biology (synbio) is a field of science that redesigns organisms in an effort to enhance and support human life. According to one projection, this rapidly growing field of science is expected… · Shared by 152, including Dr. Marcell Vollmer 🇺🇦 #StaySafe & Carpe Diem, Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, George J Huba PhD
Reader View · ~15 min read · 2021-12-27 · A Harvard professor for 46 years, he was an expert on insects and explored how natural selection and other forces could influence animal behavior. He then applied his research to humans. · Shared by 144, including Kevin Mitchell, Michael Clemens, Dr. Kate Knuth, Bethany Brookshire, Michael Shermer, Dr. Prakash Kashwan, Roger Highfield, David Wallace-Wells, Steve Silberman, Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson 🐙, UN Biodiversity, Yvette Cabrera, W. David Stephenson, Matthew Herper, Steven Pinker, Carl Zimmer, John Tasioulas, justin caouette, Jason Silva, John Schwartz
Reader View · 3 min read · 2021-07-28 · Machine learning will transform our understanding of protein folding. And it’s essential that all data be open. · Shared by 134, including Carla Gentry, AI, Eric Topol, Harold Sinnott 📲 #DigitalTransformation #DTW, Terence Mills, Martin Ford, Nicolas Babin, Iain Brown, PhD, ipfconline, Dr. Sally Eaves #InnoTrans2022 #GTC22
Although AI in science and technology is good at producing accurate results, it doesn’t (at least for now) explain how, or why, those results happened.