Crispr, AI meets Science, and the Most Populous Cities over Time: Lux Recommends #173
Welcome to Lux Recommends #173, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
DeepMind and Google: the battle to control artificial intelligence: “Demis Hassabis founded a company to build the world’s most powerful AI. Then Google bought him out. Hal Hodson asks who is in charge” — Sam
After Two Decades, a Fishy Genetic Mystery Has Been Solved: “A scientist faced down the ultimate cold case: How did two groups of fish separately evolve genes for making antifreeze?” — Zack
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science: “The latest AI algorithms are probing the evolution of galaxies, calculating quantum wave functions, discovering new chemical compounds and more. Is there anything that scientists do that can’t be automated?” — Sam
Why we need to reinvent democracy for the long-term: “When politicians fail to look beyond the next election — or even the latest tweet — they are neglecting the rights of future generations, argues public philosopher Roman Krznaric.” — Sam
A Step by Step Guide to Revenue Growth with Mark Roberge — Ted Ferrin, cofounder and CEO of Lux portfolio company Rivet
Dances with whales: the ethereal underwater vistas of an elite freediving team— Lux Recommends reader Bryan White
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