Sharing Obsessions #2

Zhang Huan – Family Tree, 2000 Long since I've seen such an impactful self-portrait series.


The Doomsday Invention not new, but popped up on my feed this week somehow. Great in-depth write on the impacts of Artificial Intelligence, Transhumanism, and general reflection on the future of our society. It is a great read, at least to compare the state of things 5 years ago to today.

Igor Levit performs Beethoven in this NPR Tiny Desk concert.

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem performed by the Kölner Philharmonie.

twitter thread on Artificial Intelligence playing Chess that sheds a light into some unknown facts about the history of machines playing chess, its different approaches throughout time, and builds up to the match between AlphaZero and TrueNorth. (I couldn't find any links to it)


Reality has a surprising amount of detail is a perfect narrative on the complexity of things. Also relevant is the well known Dunning-Kruger effect