“Every day, the moon rises fifty minutes than the day before.” I found this video really helpful for visualising the details of how moon-phases work.… Read More »Design matters (22): Phases of the moon
Until about now, most of the text online was written by humans. But this text has been used to train GPT3(.5) and GPT4, and these… Read More »Eye on AI: Ross Anderson on model collapse; or, The Curse of Recursion
A very good introduction.
RULE TO KNOW WHEN THE MOVEABLE FEASTS AND HOLY-DAYS BEGIN EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the First Sunday after the Full Moon,… Read More »Design Matters (21): Book of Common Prayer, built to last
[See here for MacIntyre’s initial definition of a practice] A practice involves standards of excellence and obedience to rules as well as the achievement of… Read More »Alasdair MacIntyre on virtue and practices (3): Practices, virtue and learning
Andreessen’s Why AI Will Save the World (echoing the title of his prescient 2005 essay Why Software is Eating the World) is well worth reading,… Read More »Recommendation: Marc Andreessen on possibilities for AI