Saturday Citations: Irrationality modeled; genetic basis for PTSD; Tasmanian devils still endangered

Hello, stakeholders. (This is the nongendered term of address I’ve been workshopping because I see “folks” in too many social media posts.) Researchers this week reported on an AI model that attempts to emulate human irrationality in decision-making, which has to be the best approach toward building a human-equivalent general AI, right? Like, if you told Siri “Thank you,” and she replied “You, too” instead of “You’re welcome,” and then felt embarrassed about it. That would seem deeply human to me.

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