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Thursday, January 7, 2021

CONTEXT: SAT Score Inflation over 45 Years

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TRACKING WITH CLOSEUPS: Vacuum Tubes: Getting Familiar with Getters

More about getters.

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THE HAPPENING WORLD: Extracting Personal Information from Large Language Models Like GPT-2

Original paper on arXiv.

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CONTINUITY: Jamie Hyneman Can't Delete His Content from Facebook

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CONTEXT: 1975 Mainframe CPU Module — Amdahl 470

In the 1970s, I worked right down the street from Amdahl headquarters and across the orchard from Intel's starship. I never imagined such hackery was being perpetrated chez Amdahl. Had I known, I might have applied for a job there.

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