Pretty big crowds at the School Strike for Climate in Sydney. I’m not good at estimating crowds but I must have been at least 70,000 people, and probably quite a lot more than that.

If Computers Are So Smart, How Come They Can’t Read? wired.com/story/adaptation-if- A significant issue is that recurrent neural networks and “deep learning” models treat learning as an optimisation problem. We don’t 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 understand how human learning works but it’s not that.

I don’t know if any other quinquagenarians out there remember Dr Katz, but the new-ish audio series they made last year is an absolute delight audible.com.au/pd/Dr-Katz-The-

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