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Kurzgesagt—In a Nutshell

Quantum computers 101

Quantum computers have the potential to unlock massive computing capabilities unmatched by even the world’s most powerful supercomputers. But there’s a catch—as the name implies, practical devices lean on the mysterious world of quantum mechanics. Heard about the technology but don’t really know how it works? Our favorite YouTube explainer channel, Kurzgesagt, provides an amazing introduction to the field.

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In a candid interview for Stanford University’s entrepreneurship seminar, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman gives advice for aspiring AI entrepreneurs and shares his insights about the opportunities and risks of AI tools and artificial general intelligence. Altman—who attended Stanford for two years, studying computer science before leaving without earning a degree—discusses when to be contrarian, which ideas to pursue, and more.

A black-and-white image of Aldous and Laura Huxley; Aldous is seated on the left and Laura is on the right, leaning forward with her head rested on her clapsed hands.
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As "Brave New World" author Aldous Huxley lay dying of cancer in 1963, he asked his wife Laura to dose him with the hallucinogen LSD. A month later, Laura Huxley wrote a letter detailing the author's final trip, which she notes ended "so slowly, so gently, like a piece of music just finishing in a sempre piu piano dolcemente." Read the letter here.

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