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I believe 3 nanometer is a leading edge node, so that's definitely good news
First of all, that's amazing, but also, wild that it'll stretch through 5 countries!
By the way, this is probably undercounting the pre-genX lead exposure.
Oh dear... maybe they should finally go ahead and use mRNA vaccines?
• Thread describing details of CICERO, an AI developed to play the board game Diplomacy. It ranked among the top 10% of players over 40 games, where players used a chat interface to communicate. And the whole time, none of the players knew they were playing against an AI. Very impressive, although if you look at it differently, we're training an AI to take over the world. Or, less jokey, we've trained an AI to convince humans to act against their own interest via text message.
• Short thread about a new paper showing that over the last 10 years Private Equity buyouts no longer result in long-term productivity improvements at target firms. TL;DR: they think it's because pension funds have gotten into the game and aren't careful enough.