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Favorite Rejects 2023-01-27
NEW: In a blunt letter to California regulators, San Francisco officials outlined many, many ways in which Cruise’s robotaxis are making a mess of city streets. It’s pretty wild. 🧵 below
unironically being an electrician may pay better than being an electrical engineer this decade https://t.co/WOmoeQxnOd
PSA: stop trying to be influencers, we need electricians & plumbers
Adam Zobler @ZoblerAdam
A real coup for the Biden administration. Hats off to everyone at State and Commerce who helped pull this together.
SCOOP: Japan and the Netherlands will join US semiconductor export controls in a big foreign policy win for the Biden administration. Negotiations on track to be done tomorrow. Japanese and Dutch officials are in Washington to finalize details tonight. https://t.co/LXy0MY7V8F
Jenny Leonard @jendeben
Marc, an immunologist, has been examining many misrepresented studies for what they actually show—essential public service, given the number of Twitter charlatans lying to people based on misleading snippets. No dismissal, but good contextualization. Good source for everyone. https://t.co/jMHMVX9fKd
TONSILS ARE MAJOR SITES OF PROLONGED SARS-COV-2 INFECTION IN CHILDREN Pre-Print! What does this, and what doesn´t this, mean? https://t.co/EP0SryikeZ
Marc Veldhoen @Marc_Veld
Your regular reminder that Russia is mobilizing its entire society and using up decades of stored-up Soviet weapons in an all-out attempt to conquer a country with 25% of its population and 11% of its GDP, and has so far managed to conquer only around 10% of that country.
Case in point of why the media needs to be careful when publishing sensational stories about material demand for clean energy. The @guardian runs a story that US vehicles require 300 million tons of lithium. Than realizes they messed up the units and corrects it to be 300k tons! https://t.co/81IVojNqFA
Zeke Hausfather @hausfath