Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-02-25

How the Memory of a Song Reunited Two Women Separated by the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade | History | Smithsonian MagazineThe breakthrough came when Koroma recognized a word from the song as a Mende dialect from southern Sierra Leone. In 1990, the researchers traveled around the country’s Pujehun District, playing the song for villagers in hopes […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-02-18

JavaScript Bloat in 2024 @ tonsky.meh/t Tim Klapdor Search, sort, filters, flexibility to tables, list and more! – List.jsTiny, invisible and simple, yet powerful and incredibly fast vanilla JavaScript that adds search, sort, filters and flexibility to plain HTML lists, tables, or anything. Help | Route Analysis | AutodeskLearn about route analysis tools in Revit […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-02-11

University of Michigan Sells Recordings of Study Groups and Office Hours to Train AIh/t Grant Potter MonadGPT – a Hugging Face Space by Pclanglais an open source LLM model trained on early modern books created by Pierre-Carl Langlais, a cultural historian h/t Res Obscura Pinokio | PinokioPinokio is a browser that lets you install, run, […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-28

[2012.15761] Learning from the Worst: Dynamically Generated Datasets to Improve Online Hate DetectionWe present a human-and-model-in-the-loop process for dynamically generating datasets and training better performing and more robust hate detection models. We provide a new dataset of ~40,000 entries, generated and labelled by trained annotators over four rounds of dynamic data creation. It includes ~15,000 […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-21

Excavating AIThe contrast between Magritte and the physiognomists’ approach to representation speaks to two very different conceptions of the fundamental relationship between images and their labels, and of representation itself. For the physiognomists, there was an underlying faith that the relationship between an image of a person and the character of that person was inscribed […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-14

Brains Are Not Required When It Comes to Thinking and Solving Problems–Simple Cells Can Do It | Scientific AmericanAnd for the philosophically minded, basal cognition casts the world in a sparkling new light. Maybe thinking builds from a simple start. Maybe it is happening all around us, every day, in forms we haven’t recognized because […]

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