Using some biological quirks to make a strange self-replicating "program"
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Over the course of a year, monarch butterflies make a massive journey of thousands of miles, from places like Canada through the United States, down…
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Is the nature of civilization found in Large Language Models?
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My daughter used to pay very careful attention to my driving. But it wasn’t really just about road safety or even sightseeing—it was about information…
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Making an Impact via Mental Hooks and Conceptual Frameworks
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Ephemerality vs. Impact
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Planting Trees, Digital Preservation, Oxford University, and the Talmud
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On Generalists and Organizational Edge Cases
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Software and Web infrastructure for the Enlightenment of the Digital Age
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In recent years, there has been lots of writing about the idea of progress, including within a burgeoning field of “progress studies.” One aspect of…
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Prompt engineering, the holodeck, chess, and more
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Alchemy, Computation, and the Complexity of Modeling the World
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