Why Casey Left Substack, Elon Musk and Drugs, and an AI Antibiotic Discovery
Casey is removing his newsletter platform from Substack as criticism of the company's handling of pro-Nazi content grows. Then, The Wall Street Journal spoke to witnesses who said Elon Musk had used LSD, cocaine, ecstasy and psychedelic mushrooms, which worried some directors and board members of his companies. And finally, how researchers found a new class of antibiotics with the help of the artificial intelligence algorithms used to win the board game Go.
Kirsten Grind, Enterprise Reporter for The Wall Street Journal
Felix Wong, postdoctoral fellow at MIT and co-founder of Integrated Biosciences
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