Forget Bubbles: Free-Flying Soap Sheets Created For the First Time
Put your finger through a thin soap film and it’ll pop out of existence in the blink of an eye. Physicists have recorded exactly how this behaviour occurs using high-speed cameras to see how the soap film retracts when it is punctured.
How far can this technique be pushed? Is it possible, for example, to release one edge of a flat soap film and record how it retracts?
The conventional view is that this kind of experiment is impractical because edge effects make a perfectly straight rupture impossible.
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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