iwan rhys morus

Iwan Rhys Morus holds PhDs in the history and philosophy of science from the University of Cambridge. He has spent much of his career working on the history of science during the nineteenth century, including the development of new electrical technologies, the popular culture of science, and the history of ideas about the relationship of electricity and the human body. Iran has authored or edited ten books published in Britain, and he is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s “In our Time” and “Great Lives.” He lives in Wales.

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ChatGPT creator OpenAI might be training its AI technology to replace some software engineers, report says

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