Bhutan sterilised and vaccinated 100% of their street dog population
The Kingdom Of Bhutan Becomes The First Country In The World To Achieve 100% Dog Sterilization & Vaccination - World Animal News
Photos by: Kathy Milani/ HSI The Kingdom of Bhutan has become the first country in the world to declare that its entire street dog population is fully sterilized and vaccinated following years of investment in a humane dog management program with global animal charity Humane Society International (HSI). At the formal closing ceremony of the […]
ChatGPT's One-year Anniversary: Are Open-Source Large Language Models Catching up?
Upon its release in late 2022, ChatGPT has brought a seismic shift in the entire landscape of AI, both in research and commerce. Through instruction-tuning a large language model (LLM) with supervised fine-tuning and reinforcement learning from human feedback, it showed that a model could answer human questions and follow instructions on a broad panel of tasks. Following this success, interests in LLMs have intensified, with new LLMs flourishing at frequent interval across academia and industry…
"Israel’s attempt to destroy Hamas will breed more radicalisation, UN expert says"
Would that be the "UN expert" who said that the US is "subjugated by the Jewish lobby"? Francesca Albanese may have rowed back on her "inappropriate choice of words", but still they speak to an unbalanced character.
Peer attention enhances student learning
Human visual attention is susceptible to social influences. In education, peer effects impact student learning, but their precise role in modulating attention remains unclear. Our experiment (N=311) demonstrates that displaying peer visual attention regions when students watch online course videos enhances their focus and engagement. However, students retain adaptability in following peer attention cues. Overall, guided peer attention improves learning experiences and outcomes. These findings e…
Here is the full resignation letter of Craig Mokhiber, the former director of the New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and story as reported by Democracy Now!.
It is pointed and encompasses other persecuted groups that have, according to him, and many who work on conflict, also been failed.
“Text-Book Case of Genocide”: Top U.N. Official Craig Mokhiber Resigns, Denounces Israeli Assault on Gaza
A former top United Nations official in New York joins us for an in-depth interview about why he has resigned after publicly accusing the U.N. of failing to address what he calls a “text-book case of genocide” unfolding in Gaza. Craig Mokhiber is a longtime international human rights lawyer who served as director of the New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. His resignation letter (embedded below) has gone viral. In one of his first interviews since leavin…
You do not need an algorithm for social media to work.
This is Mastodon - posts here get shared only through users following, replying to, and resharing them. And yet, here we are. Hundreds and hundreds of shares.
Less than a day into me posting something. I don't have a huge platform, only 2.5k followers, and yet if I post something you, real human users, resonate with – it can do so well.
Algorithm-free social media IS effective.