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Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River

Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River

I started in the shipyard 28 years ago, working on the Essayons for the shipyard. And then about a year and a half ago came to work for the Corps to take care of the vessel that I’ve been taking… Continue Reading

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Sleep Can Repair Your Brain, But Only If You’re Doing It Right

Sleep Can Repair Your Brain, But Only If You’re Doing It Right

Popular opinion is that you should get eight hours of sleep a night, but it might not actually be the number of hours you sleep, but the quality of your sleep that matters. Scientists aren’t totally sure why we evolved… Continue Reading

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A memory scientist’s advice on reporting harassment and discrimination | Julia Shaw

Me Too and Time’s Up have highlighted that harassment and discrimination are a shockingly common part of many people’s lived reality, and that this reality extends into the workplace. Whether in tech or finance, sports or the service industry, every… Continue Reading

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Goldilocks Paradox Unplugged: Characterizing Exoplanets (3/4)

Goldilocks Paradox Unplugged: Characterizing Exoplanets (3/4)

Welcome to part three of the Habitable Zone Unplugged, a four part conversation about exoplanet science with Dr. Robert Hurt and Dr. Johanna Teske. I’m Calla Cofield. So in this series, of course, our explorers get to travel to these… Continue Reading

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General AI Won’t Want You To Fix its Code – Computerphile

General AI Won’t Want You To Fix its Code – Computerphile

So, before, we were talking about A.I. risk and A.I. safety, and just trying to lay out in a very generalized sort of way how general artificial intelligence can be dangerous and some of the type of problems it could… Continue Reading

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The Broom Riddle (Solution) ft. Kurt Hugo Schneider part 3/3

The Broom Riddle (Solution) ft. Kurt Hugo Schneider part 3/3
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Can Seawater Fix California’s Drought?

Can Seawater Fix California’s Drought?

Maybe you’ve heard that California has been having some water trouble lately. And by lately, I mean for the past five years. California is experiencing a serious drought, and if it continues, it could cause permanent past five ydamage to… Continue Reading

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TEDxMasala – Dr Vandana Shiva – Solutions to the food and ecological crisis facing us today.

TEDxMasala – Dr Vandana Shiva – Solutions to the food and ecological crisis facing us today.

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Tanya Cushman So I could actually have spent all my life in this city and being a Mumbai girl if I had stayed on at the BARC, the Bhabha Atomic Research Center. Why did I go… Continue Reading