Things I read last week… (WB 30 August 2021)
200 years ago, Faraday invented the electric motor.
Andrew Chen on premature scaling.
Ben Evans on regulating internet ads.
Quantum Computing 2021 Update. [YouTube]
Google AI develops SR3, a way to upscale low resolution images like in CSI.
“AI systems are not sufficiently specific to replace radiologist double reading in screening programmes. Promising results in smaller studies are not replicated in larger studies. Prospective studies are required to measure the effect of AI in clinical practice.“
A review of studies that use ML image analysis for breast cancer screening.
How computationally complex is a single neuron?
A Lightning charger cable with a hidden chip to hack phones.
Simulating the evolution of sacrificing for family. [YouTube]
Giles Yeo on ‘Why Calories Don't Count’. [YouTube]