This year I decided to get into dancing. I also watched every Herzog film.

This year I quit academia.


Work


Breakthroughs

  • https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-023-44785-1 ??
  • https://www.thetransmitter.org/defining-cell-types/welcome-to-the-second-single-cell-revolution-new-high-throughput-technologies-are-transforming-how-we-define-neurons/
  • https://twitter.com/pdhsu/status/175031651813369473
  • https://twitter.com/MikeIrvo/status/1752123455125016839?t=71FHFcJT39gniwwmGFe9Rg&s=19
  • https://twitter.com/natfriedman/status/1754519304471814555

Nonbreakthroughs

  • https://twitter.com/Robert_Palgrave/status/1730358675523424344
  • https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adg8538?utm_source=substack&utm_medium=email


Papers

  • https://twitter.com/im_td/status/1745083338887508253
  • https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.05566
  • https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.01032
  • https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adg8538
  • Weight averaging? Hype? https://twitter.com/rasbt/status/1750180383398744106
  • Pretty independent account of what of EA work on AI safety is important https://alignment-w2024.notion.site/CSC2547-AI-Alignment-b44359978f3a4a8f95c90adb0a6e7d53
  • https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.14440
  • https://twitter.com/ibomohsin/status/1754912601165775296
  • https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.01781
  • https://twitter.com/spiantado/status/1755293775197548789


Books

Worst book:


Shorts & poems


Essays and sites

  • https://gist.github.com/ivan/a36e2489623469d96c1ad79077b6dcf9
  • https://joecarlsmith.com/2024/01/04/deep-atheism-and-ai-risk
  • https://www.alexirpan.com/2024/01/10/ai-timelines-2024.html
  • https://malmesbury.substack.com/p/there-is-way-too-much-serendipity
  • https://maximumprogress.substack.com/p/surgery-works-well-without-the-fda
  • https://danwang.co/2023-letter/
  • https://nostalgebraist.tumblr.com/post/740164510909890560/information-flow-in-transformers
  • https://nostalgebraist.tumblr.com/post/741247180226052096/i-dont-think-youre-drawing-the-right-lesson-from


  • https://www.instagram.com/reel/C1FjMfDvIuV/?igsh=ZWI2YzEzYmMxYg==


Tweets and poems

  • https://twitter.com/poitevin/status/1750181834997059831


Art and vids


Films / TV


Podcasts


Games


Albums

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Songs