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How an Environmental Activist Became a Pioneer for Climate Justice in India

#CSE Just read: How an Environmental Activist Became a Pioneer for Climate Justice in India Sunita Narain, 56, is perhaps India’s most well-known environmental activist. The director of a small but influential Delhi-based NGO called the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), she has been included on Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People; last…

Flamingos In The Men’s Room: How Zoos And Aquariums Handle Hurricanes

Weathering disasters Just read: Flamingos In The Men’s Room: How Zoos And Aquariums Handle Hurricanes When you’re building a zoo disaster plan, there’s one thing to keep in mind: Murphy’s law. Anything that could go wrong, will. Just ask the flock of flamingos that weathered Hurricane Andrew in a public restroom at Zoo Miami in…

Scientists Hack a Computer Using DNA

Let’s talk spill-overs and biological malware! Just read: Scientists Hack a Computer Using DNA In what appears to be the first successful hack of a software program using DNA, researchers say malware they incorporated into a genetic molecule allowed them to take control of a computer used to analyze it. Srikanth Perinkulam

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

Makes me wonder if we as humans, were engineered by another intelligent form as a version of an AI, to create a smarter generation of AI. And if this really is a cascading iteration, which neural node are we in? Drawing a parallel, the current ‘generation’ of AI isn’t probably ‘aware’ of the existence of…