Week of December 20

Merry Xmas! Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read Neuron Bursts Can Mimic Famous AI Learning Strategy (Quanta Magazine) – forward propagation, neuron burst, backpropagation, apparently AI and human brain both think alike this way… time to run the turing test.…

Week of December 13

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read An Apparent Ransomware Hack Puts the NRA in a Bind (Wired) – an interesting story to see the tricky situation for any organization being hacked by the cybercriminals that US OFAC imposed sanctions on.…

Week of December 06

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read Are Green Jet Fuels Finally Ready for Takeoff? (Wired) – Yes they are, and the extra cost is totally worth it for the environment (plus common sense says any new technologies will have higher…

Week of November 29

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read Deadly Heat Is Baking Cities. Here’s How to Cool Them Down (Wired) – it’s called the ‘urban heat island effect’ but good news is there are ways to address it: reflective road/building surface and…

Week of November 22

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read This Software Aims to Make Your Flight Smoother—and Help the Planet (Wired) – at first I thought this was going to be another improvement by our AI overlord… surprisingly No, it is a software…