Misguided NASA Priorities
Bush’s ill-conceived moon-Mars initiative continues to force its way through the scientific community, taking down worthwhile scientific projects as it goes.
Ignoring recent scientific history that shows that robotic missions produce more bang for the buck, NASA most likely plans to abandon the Hubble Space Telescope, terminate the Voyager 1 and 2 missions (as well as six others), and now looks to lay off 15 percent of its full-time workforce.
Bush still hasn’t elucidated a clear reason for going to the Moon and Mars, and he certainly doesn’t seem very enthusiastic about it. Meanwhile, good science is on the chopping block, and there’s no evidence the Administration really cares.
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.”
ChatGPT is going to change education, not destroy it
The narrative around cheating students doesn’t tell the whole story. Meet the teachers who think generative AI could actually make learning better.
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.
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