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World faces ‘staggering’ oil glut by end of decade, energy watchdog warns ( www.ft.com )

The world faces a “staggering” surplus of oil equating to millions of barrels a day by the end of the decade, as oil companies increase production, undermining the ability of Opec+ to manage crude prices, the International Energy Agency has warned....

Following the other post, which lemmy.ml communities don't have alternatives on other instances?

Following the other thread (550 upvotes and 366 comments at the moment: https://lemmy.world/post/16211417), one of the complaints that people had what that some communities only exist on lemmy.ml and don't have alternatives on other instances....

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We are not against it, but it needs careful consideration due to limited server resources as well as limited user attention (we are a very small instance compared to others)

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I'll have a chat with the other mods and come back to you

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I assume it will be an expensive treatment

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Weird, I just used the autogenerate title so the wired site must have had it wrong. Updated

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Thanks for your support, it's really appreciated

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We can't even pay people a decent wage, no way will people vote for parties just giving money away for free.

Crab mentality

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Despite reports of it's death, moores law continues at pace. I've already got a computer in my pocket more powerful than the supercomputers of the previous few decades.

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I left reddit after the API nonsense (which was to stop AI companies scraping their content), and I could see them selling their content for AI (or creating their own AI) coming a mile off. It's only ever about money

How successful are AI-discovered drugs in clinical trials? A first analysis and emerging lessons ( www.sciencedirect.com )

AI techniques are making inroads into the field of drug discovery. As a result, a growing number of drugs and vaccines have been discovered using AI. However, questions remain about the success of these molecules in clinical trials. To address these questions, we conducted a first analysis of the clinical pipelines of AI-native...

There are almost 40 different humanoid robots in development, and open-source tech, and makers of specialist components, are making it easier than ever for other people to make them.

It used to be that you needed years and lots of specialist skills to build humanoid robots. Not anymore. Now base models are open-source. Want more complex appendages? Companies like Shadow Robot are making and selling those. Open-source AI is almost as good as closed-source industry leaders. Unitree's new advanced humanoid...

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I'm not convinced that ChatGPT is the right way to AGI but watching the demos of GPT4 omni and seeing these cheap robots does make it feel like the next 5 years are going to be ... interesting times shall we say.

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Brain is about 1 million mm3, so yeah, 1.4 zettabytes

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