Coming Out of the Shade
Solar cells collect power by means of a network of surface-mounted contacts, but this network blocks some of the sunlight falling on the cells. Thanks to a new technique for depositing metal onto the cells, this 245-watt panel has contacts a quarter the size of those in a conventional screen-printed network, letting more light through. Combined with a new surface-texturing process, this improves the efficiency of the cells by up to 10 percent.
Product: HiPerforma 245W module
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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