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I am sure the Taiwanese people just can’t wait to be “re-educated” in concentration camps like the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. I mean, who wouldn’t, right?
Taiwan: "After reunification, we will do re-education", says the Chinese ambassador to France Re-education is refering to Uyghur concentration camps and genocide https://t.co/l8YyK1qqEX
巴丢草 Badiucao @badiucao
in latest edition of his monthly newsletter, (a proud Republican) endorses the Inflation Reduction Act reconciliation deal expected to get 0 votes from Senate Republicans. "The biggest investment any country has ever made in clean energy is a big fucking deal."
Good thread. I do think that Google's AI research divisions are our closest modern-day equivalent of Bell Labs. Google dominates every top university in terms of AI publications!
Another thread on classic industrial R&D labs. Bell Labs was the birthplace of information theory. Nine Nobel prizes(!) and four Turing awards(!!). I’m mostly quoting this neat new .@Nature article on how they operated with actual quotes. https://t.co/zEqhxcxRts
Kweku Opoku-Agyemang @KwekuOA
The best formula for a viral tweet is: 1. Reasonable, well-grounded point in the first half 2. Ideologically appealing Big Lie in the second half
After four years of frustration in the Legislature, this year we finally enacted the enabling legislation to build Singapore style social housing in Hawaii.
because is a smart and thoughtful person, she zooms out from the obvious gotcha to make a serious point about how asking local governments to do the right thing on housing is doomed theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…