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Substack β€’ 873 implied HN points β€’ 22 Feb 24
  1. Recommendations feature on Substack drives significant subscriber growth, with 50% of new subscriptions and 25% of new paid subscriptions coming from it.
  2. Substack is enhancing the Recommendations feature to allow writers to curate scenes for readers, expanding the reach and enabling a peer-to-peer system of trusted endorsements.
  3. Writers can customize and recommend more publications and profiles to readers, fostering a symbiotic media ecosystem and helping each other grow their audiences on Substack.
Extropic Thoughts β€’ 373 implied HN points β€’ 20 Jan 24
  1. Many people believe life is getting worse, despite evidence showing improvement over time.
  2. Negative views about the present and future can hinder progress and lead to costly policy decisions.
  3. The media's focus on negative news, combined with human psychology, contributes to unrealistically gloomy beliefs about the world.
Gonzo ML β€’ 63 implied HN points β€’ 18 Feb 24
  1. Having more agents and aggregating their results through voting can improve outcome quality, as demonstrated by a team from Tencent
  2. The approach of generating multiple samples from the same model and conducting a majority vote shows promise for enhancing various tasks like Arithmetic Reasoning, General Reasoning, and Code Generation
  3. Ensembling methods showed quality improvement with the ensemble size but plateaued after around 10 agents, with benefits being stable across different hyperparameter values
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trydeepwork β€’ 1 implied HN point β€’ 01 Jan 24
  1. In 2023, over 2,000 users completed 17,000 sessions totaling 17,100 deep work hours.
  2. Highlights of 2023 for trydeepwork included new features like sign-in with Google and Twitter, weekly challenges, and more.
  3. For 2024, plans include improving platform features, growing the community, and adding social features for support in achieving personal goals.