Friday Links

1. DNA-driven breeding as an alternative to standard GMOs

2. Taxing the rich could boost growth by giving us fewer bankers and more teachers & scientists

I, for one, am happy that someone is trying to solve the problem of too many job openings for scientists and too few scientists by thinking up ways to make any alternative less appealing.

3. Better than human face recognition. Naturally, we generally do face recognition based on a 3D presence, but this is like the traditional definition of artificial intelligence that real intelligence is whatever computers cannot yet do.

  1. Changing my mind, a personal history

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