Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why Rainy Days Make You Sleepy, A Fix for AI’s Energy Appetite, and Solving Geology’s Mystery of the “Great Unconformity”

Learn about why rainy days make you sleepy; why the “Great Unconformity” is one of the biggest mysteries in geology; and the problematic amount of energy it takes to power AI — along with a potential solution. Plus: how do you pronounce "Colorado," anyway?

June 10, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

Why do rainy days make you sleepy? by Kelsey Donk

The "Great Unconformity" is one of the biggest mysteries in geology by Grant Currin

AI requires an enormous amount of energy, but we might have a fix by Grant Currin

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Why do rainy days make you sleepy? by Kelsey Donk

The "Great Unconformity" is one of the biggest mysteries in geology by Grant Currin

AI requires an enormous amount of energy, but we might have a fix by Grant Currin

Subscribe to Curiosity Daily to learn something new every day with Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer. You can also listen to our podcast as part of your Alexa Flash Briefing; Amazon smart speakers users, click/tap “enable” here: https://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-com-Curiosity-Daily-from/dp/B07CP17DJY

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