So-called “artificial intelligence” is one of the most divisive topics of the year, with even those who understand it in total disagreement about its potential impacts. This week, A.I. reseachers and authors of the famous paper “On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots,” Emily Bender and Timnit Gebru, join Adam to discuss what everyone gets wrong about A.I.
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAoC9u-sHoA[/embed] She became a pioneer in STI testing. Both Dr. Jane Hinton and Howard Mueller co-developed the Mueller-Hinton Agar. The Mueller-Hinton Agar was developed to isolate the bacteria that caused gonorrhea and meningococcal meningitis. They learned that starch will help the bacteria grow, but it also prevented the toxins from the bacteria to impede the…
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuCnZClWwpQ[/embed] Smelting iron from ore by a smith family in West Africa. The only complete, high quality video of iron smelting in Africa. Making charcoal, digging ore and flux, building the kiln, firing the kiln, sacrifices, smelting the iron, forging the iron into tools. With Chinese subtitles.
Ghanaian firm, Kasa Konsultants uses rammed earth to build affordable homes in Ghana. In this video, we talk with the daring Peace Obeng Appau, director of Kasa Konsultantsabout building with rammed earth in Ghana: the product, process and everything in between. We learn how we can use rammed earth as an alternative construction material for our homes.
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