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Jack Dorsey: Square, Cryptocurrency, and Artificial Intelligence | AI Podcast #91
The Question I Almost Didn't Ask And How It Changed My Life
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MIT’s deep learning found an antibiotic for a germ nothing else could kill

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How exercise may improve the immune system’s ability to fight cancer



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Working out may help the immune system target cancer cells, new study in mice suggests

 
Exercise may help to fight cancer by changing the inner workings of certain immune cells, according to an important new study in mice of how running affects tumours. The study involved rodents but could also have implications for understanding how exercise might affect cancer in people as well.

We already have considerable and compelling evidence that exercise alters our risks of developing or dying from malignancies.

Jack Dorsey: Square, Cryptocurrency, and Artificial Intelligence | AI Podcast #91



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Jack Dorsey is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and the founder and CEO of Square. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.
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The Question I Almost Didn't Ask And How It Changed My Life



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So many people never ask themselves what they want. Maybe it's because they think they have everything already, or because they're afraid it's too late. But if we don't ask ourselves what we want, there's no way we'll ever know if our dreams are possible, or what it would take to achieve them. Until recently, that was my story. I was living an amazing, beautiful life, and I didn't feel I deserved to even contemplate anything more. This talk is about why I decided to finally ask myself that question, and what happened when I did.

Face Masks for All - #masks4all | Slowing Spread of Coronavirus Infection with Homemade DIY Masks


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MIT’s deep learning found an antibiotic for a germ nothing else could kill


  
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Scientists at MIT and Harvard’s Broad Institute and MIT’s CSAIL built a deep learning network that can acquire a broad representation of molecular structure and thereby discover novel antibiotics. The resulting compound, halicin, can destroy a pathogen for which no cure has existed, and it could even help in the fight against coronavirus...
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Ten Simple Ways to Act on Climate Change

 

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In a report published in September 2018,the world’s leading climate scientists made their starkest warning so far: our current actions are not enough for us to meetour target of 1.5C of warming. We need to do more.

It’ssettled science that climate change is real, and we’re starting to see some of the ways that it affects us. Itincreases the likelihood of flooding in Miamiand elsewhere, threatens themillions of people living along the Brahmaputra Riverin north-eastern India anddisrupts the sex life of plants and animals

Why specialization can be a downside in our ever-changing world


 
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Popular wisdom drives home the importance of a head start and specializing early. Not so fast, advises journalist David Epstein.

After Epstein wrote about the famed 10,000-hour rule in his first book, The Sports Gene, he was invited to debate Malcolm Gladwell, whose book Outliers had brought the rule into the mainstream. To prepare for the debate, Epstein gathered studies that looked at the development of elite athletes and saw that the trend was 

The Flaws a Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Wants You to Know About Yourself



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Here are some of the main ways behavioral economists say we let ourselves down.

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Sorry to say it, but you’re not perfect. We like to believe that we are smart, rational creatures, always acting in our best interests. In fact, dominant economic theory these days often makes that assumption.

What was left of this illusion was further dismantled by the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, who awarded the Nobel prize in economics to Richard Thaler, an American economist at the University of Chicago, for his pioneering work in behavioral economics, which examines humanity’s flaws—namely, why we don’t make rational economic decisions.

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From System 1 Deep Learning to System 2 Deep Learning (NeurIPS 2019)



This is a combined slide/speaker video of Yoshua Bengio's talk at NeurIPS 2019

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