Category: Insight

What We Gain by Recognising the Role of Chance

Mark R Rank at Psyche: On 18 August 1913, at a casino in Monte Carlo,…

Why the OpenAI Team In Charge of Safeguarding Humanity Imploded

Sigal Samuel at Vox: For months, OpenAI has been losing employees who care deeply about…

Learning to be Happier

Bruce Hood at Aeon: My own tutee students, whom I met on a regular basis,…

Why a Forefather of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fears the Future

“AI systems are going to be like a new species that might be smarter than…

Can ChatGPT Mimic Theory of Mind? Psychology Is Probing AI’s Inner Workings

By Shelly Fan at Singularity Hub: If you’ve ever vented to ChatGPT about troubles in…

CIA Buys Your Data

Matthew Petti at the Reason: For years, the U.S. government has bought information on private…

What Films and Literature Reveal About the Voice in Your Head

Shayla Love at Psyche: In a scene from the movie Adaptation (2002),Nicolas Cage, playing the…

AI May Hold a Key to the Preservation of the Amazon Rainforest

Elliott Smith at MS LatAm: As the data and results from Guacamaya and PrevisIA continue…

The Place of Revenge in Jewish Culture

Shachar Pinsker at Aeon: Since 7 October 2023, nekama (‘vengeance’ or ‘revenge’ in Hebrew) has…

Human ‘Bias’ and AI ‘Noise’

Human Differences in Judgment Lead to Problems for AI by Mayank Kejriwal at Singularity Hub:…

A Toxic Substance Found in Beethoven’s Hair May Solve an Enduring Mystery

For 200 years, Ludwig van Beethoven’s deafness has puzzled experts and fans. But a recent…

Google and Harvard Map a Tiny Piece of the Human Brain With Extreme Precision

Our brains are like a jungle, writes Shelly Fan at Singularity Hub: Fan reports that…