Weekend Reading & Selected Links

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Happy weekend! Here are some links to things I've been reading, watching or listening to that you might also enjoy:

  1. Great summary of GPT-4's new competitors. Claude 3 Opus is particularly worth trying.
  2. 'Why Isn’t There More Progress in Philosophy?', a David Chalmers paper (first presented in 2011). Via Sam Enright.
  3. How to write in an academic-ish voice, a document collated by Peter van Hardenberg.
  4. New Toby Ord talk on how he's updated his views on various existential risks.
  5. New Jacob Collier track featuring Anoushka Shankar and Varijashree Venugopal. Via the great DJ Thornton.
  6. There is a video of Richard Hamming's 'You and Your Research' lecture. Via Ben Chugg (of Increments fame).
  7. 'Everything You Need to Know About Napoleon Bonaparte', by Matt Lakeman.

Have a great weekend,‌