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This is the backdrop against which Petrie sets out to reveal in his memoir the uncanny school experience that marked him for life.
WITH ‘ANTIQUITIES,’ CYNTHIA OZICK IS AS VIBRANT ON THE PAGE AS EVERDIANE COLEAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You write that the equations of modern quantum mechanics have an uncanny resemblance to equations in music.
THE CHARMED LIFE OF FRANK WILCZEK - ISSUE 98: MINDNELL FREUDENBERGERMARCH 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Trained on the text of thousands of books and most of the internet, GPT-3 can mimic human-written text with uncanny—and at times bizarre—realism, making it the most impressive language model yet produced using machine learning.
10 BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGIES 2021DAVID ROTMANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
When it was launched in 2020, its ability to mimic human-written text with uncanny realism seemed to many like a milestone on the road to true machine intelligence.
WHY GPT-3 IS THE BEST AND WORST OF AI RIGHT NOWKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The clarity of Didion’s vision and the precision with which she sets it down do indeed feel uncanny.
JOAN DIDION’S ‘LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I MEAN’ SHOWS A WRITER AHEAD OF HER TIMECHARLES ARROWSMITHFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the ship tossed in an unusually rough crossing he was prepared to admit to himself that it was an uncanny coincidence.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
There was a silence after this somewhat lengthy speech, and something like an uncanny feeling possessed the listeners.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
For, singular, uncanny circumstance, this was a one-eyed raven which sat upon the shoulder of his one-eyed master!
DOPESAX ROHMER
All round them was familiar ground, but the things they knew the best looked strange and uncanny.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
Maybe I spoke more boldly than I felt, for indeed the whole business and the place made all seem uncanny.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER

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