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Have you heard about metallic glass?

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180413144549.htm
But once in a while, under just the right conditions, you get something entirely new: a futuristic alloy called metallic glass. The amorphous material's atoms are arranged every which way, much like the atoms of the glass in a window. Its glassy nature makes it stronger and lighter than today's best steel, and it stands up better to corrosion and wear.

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Kravenhead
No, I hadn't.
This is another example of how powerful AI is as a tool.
I do have some concerns, though.
They talk about taking humans out of the loop.
Many great discoveries are stumbled upon while looking for something else.
A human might see another application for something that doesn't work for whatever it is they're trying to achieve. A machine will likely just reject that something as a failure and move on.
Like I've said before, machines should remain tools, and not allowed to be independent entities without human oversight and guidance.

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Kravenhead
160 day(s) ago
Kind of like some of the characters in "The Big Bang Theory".

philosopher
160 day(s) ago
Kraven, common sense, life experience and logic scream you are right. It is scary how many educated morons lack common sense and the ability to reason.

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