πŸ’‘ Warp News #195

πŸ’‘ Warp News #195

πŸ”₯ Fewer fires in electric cars. πŸ’‰ 18 million vaccine doses against malaria in Africa. 🌧️ Solar panels? No, RAIN panels. 🦾 OpenAI aims to solve AI alignment in four years.

Mathias Sundin
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⚽🧲 Soccer or superconductor?

I don't keep up with the soccer World Cup. Instead, I follow the possible room-temperature superconductor breakthrough.

The speculation if it is really true.

The attempts to repeat it in other labs.

And even betting.

Now I'm waiting for the final whistle and whether I should cheer or cry.

It is not easy to keep up with AI development. I like The Rundown newsletter. Serious and easy to overview the latest that has happened.

Now we are back to the normal pace. News every day at warpnews.org and the newsletter every Wednesday.

Mathias Sundin
The Angry Optimist

🚒 How a box and a truck driver made the world smaller and the global economy bigger

Loading a medium-sized ship with loose cargo cost $5.86 per ton in 1956. If you instead used containers for the cargo, the cost dropped to 16 cents. This breakthrough dramatically changed the world in the second half of the 20th century.

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πŸ’‘ Fact-based optimistic news of the week

πŸ”₯ Fewer fires in electric cars compared to fossil-fueled cars (in the country with the highest share of electric cars)

"Electric cars rarely catch fire, and much less frequently than gasoline and diesel cars," says Kjetil Solberg from the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB).

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🌧️ Solar panels? No, RAIN panels

Raindrops can be a source of clean, renewable energy. A new design mimics solar panels, boosting efficiency in raindrop energy collection.

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πŸ’‰ A leap forward in the battle against malaria: 18 million vaccine doses for 12 African nations

Over the last three years, a significant decrease in child deaths due to malaria was observed, owing to the world's first malaria vaccine. Now 12 African countries are to receive 18 million doses of the malaria vaccine.

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🦾 OpenAI aims to solve AI alignment in four years

OpenAI forms a team to align superintelligent AI with human values. And the company is dedicating 20 percent of OpenAI's computing power to it.

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