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#183 – February 24, 2023

How Do We Measure Electricity?

In order to answer the question “How do we measure electricity”, it is important to first understand what we are trying to measure. Given that electricity is just a form of energy, we could start with its most basic measurement, the joule.

Physicists Use Quantum Mechanics to Pull Energy out of Nothing

The quantum energy teleportation protocol was proposed in 2008 and largely ignored. Now two independent experiments have shown that it works.

Apple's Noninvasive Blood Glucose Technology for Future Apple Watch

Apple has made notable progress on noninvasive blood glucose monitoring technology, according to a new report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Planned as a future Apple Watch feature, Apple wants to use the function to allow diabetics and others to test their blood glucose levels without needing to prick the skin for blood testing.

Introduction to Data-Centric AI

The first-ever course on data-centric AI. Learn how you can train better ML models by improving the data.

AI, ChatGPT, and Bing…Oh My

And Sydney too. Consolidating some thoughts on an exciting two weeks of surprises, advances, and retreats in AI. The following brings together three twitter threads on the launch of ChatGPT, the launch of Bing Chat, the surprises and the (too predictable) pullback of “Sydney”.

Spotify launches 'DJ,' a new feature offering personalized music with AI-powered commentary

The idea, explains the company, is for Spotify to get to know users so well that the DJ can choose what to play for you when you hit the button. Or, as Spotify says, it’s putting an “AI DJ in your pocket.”


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