Cheap, Efficient Solar
Gallium arsenide is one of the best materials for solar cells, in theory. But it’s been expensive to make. Startup Alta Devices is pursuing ways to make it cheaper. In this video, one of its founders, Caltech professor Harry Atwater, explains its strategy for making solar cells that are far more efficient than the today’s solar cells, yet also inexpensive.
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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