Episode 024

Protein Folding, Artificial Intelligence, and SkyNet


June 11th, 2021

1 hr 3 mins 53 secs

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About this Episode

In typical Monkey Mind fashion, David and Grace talk about vaccinations, then folding proteins, then using computers and gamers to fold proteins, then things computers can't do and things computers can't do yet, and things computers might never be able to do.

Meningococcal Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know

Protein folding - Wikipedia

Foldit: Competitive Protein Folding for Medical Science

DeepMind AI handles protein folding, which humbled previous software

Shm-reduplication - Wikipedia

RSA (cryptosystem) - Wikipedia

Why Malaysian Malay like to use short form words when they're texting?

Value Drift

Universal Paperclips - Wikipedia

Three Laws of Robotics - Wikipedia