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Favorite Rejects 2022-12-01
This is such a good piece of explanatory journalism on a question that has been nagging me and I’ve seen answered nowhere else:
A friend (who will remain anonymous) points out that when you ask GPT-3 if Taiwan is a country, the English answer is "Yes", while the Chinese answer is "Not sure".
Old problem: If you keep repeating a Big Lie over and over, humans will believe it. New problem: If you keep repeating a Big Lie over and over, AI will believe it.
Fuck you, no. https://t.co/5vdJZceWQ9
Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias
Dems should reorder the primary schedule every ten years and put the last decade's swing states first in the queue.
I hadn't realized, prior to talking to that many of the Covid Zero enforcers are basically low paid, conscripts bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Great. Made-in-America provisions, or even Made-in-North-America provisions, are a slap in the face to our indispensable allies. We need to be building non-China global supply chains, not trying to return to an imaginary, impossible 1950s.
IRA Make-It-In-(North) America provision cracking? “That was added by a member of the United States Congress who acknowledges that he just meant allies. He didn’t mean literally free trade agreement. So there’s a lot we can work out,” Biden said. https://t.co/rTMX1sfnNL
Todd N. Tucker @toddntucker
Great piece from that is up front that the film is often "extremely boring" and that enjoying it may require rethinking how you typically appreciate films.
Color me *extremely* skeptical
Watch the new trailer for #IndianaJones and the Dial of Destiny that just debuted at Brazil Comic Con #CCXP2022. Only in theaters June 30, 2023. https://t.co/GNKemfnBN2
Indiana Jones @IndianaJones