Extracting Chaos

Extracting Knowledge

Markus Strasser | Seeds Of Science | 31st October 2023

Machine learning is of relatively little value to scientific researchers because the newest and most sought-after knowledge usually isn't there in the searchable literature; innovators have strong commercial incentives to withhold detailed information about their discoveries. Recently-published knowledge is usually behind paywalls. Machines still struggle with charts and graphs (5,200 words)

Audio: Siblings Of Chaos | Allusionist

Helen Zaltzman talks to lexicographer Susie Dent about the histories and origins of a mubblefubble of English words, some of which are in common use, such as gas, chaos, and dismal; others of which are in less common use, such as latibulate, bellycheer, and hibernacle (36m 21s)

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