Things I read last week… (WB 6 September 2021)
Fallacies regarding 100% renewable energy.
Arguments against degrowth, the idea to reduce economic growth to save the climate.
“On Sept. 5, for the first time, a large high-temperature superconducting electromagnet was ramped up to a field strength of 20 tesla, the most powerful magnetic field of its kind ever created on Earth. That successful demonstration helps resolve the greatest uncertainty in the quest to build the world’s first fusion power plant that can produce more power than it consumes…”
Commonwealth Fusion Systems and MIT take a step closer towards commercial fusion power reactors.
Researchers at Stanford demo Non-line-of-sight (NLOS) imaging, where a single laser through a keyhole can image a room.
Deepmind’s Open-Ended Learning leads to agent capable of playing many different games without needing human interaction data.
An online book on using Deep Learning in Physical simulation.
An introduction to Graph Neural Networks.
Summary of new discoveries in human biology. [YouTube]
“A real trader will make a market on anything.”
NFT trading strategies.