How Productive is the Ocean?
Scientists at University of Maine’s School of Marine Scientists have figured out a clever technique for estimating how much photosynthesis phytoplankton actually engage in. Accurate measurements of this oceanographic productivity have so far elluded most experimenters. The new approach looks at the color (optical backscattering) of the oceans as measured by orbiting satellites.
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
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