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Favorite Rejects 2023-02-10
📸If you want to remember something, take a picture! This works even if you never look at the picture again, or even if you delete the photo immediately afterward, or even if you just IMAGINE taking a picture. We remember what we direct our attention to. faculty.wharton.upenn.edu/wp-content/upl…
SB 405 introduced by Sen. Cortese to require for the 7th cycle housing element that the planning agency notify the owner of a site included in sites inventory. If owner doesn't intend to develop at least 80% of the number of units indicated, the site cannot be included.
China is scaring and alienating pretty much all of Southeast Asia by demanding sovereignty over the South China Sea. Big unforced error. It shows the disdain with which Chinese leaders view Southeast Asian countries.
"The American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a stalwart of the center-right intellectual and philanthropic ecosystem, recently had to hold an all-hands meeting to discuss whether it was still a conservative institution." - philanthropydaily.com/what-do-conser…
1/Might as well explain the references in my "We make shirts" thread!
🇮🇳: We're going to skip industry and go directly to services! 🇧🇩: We make shirts 🇮🇳: We're going to ban physical money! 🇧🇩: Buy our shirts 🇮🇳: Here's an incredibly complicated tax plan! 🇧🇩: Would you like a shirt? 🇮🇳: Education? Who needs it!! 🇧🇩: Shirts
Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦 @Noahpinion
"Legitimacy is not solely, not even primarily, a product of the procedures that agencies follow. Legitimacy arises, more generally, from the perception that government is capable, informed, prompt, responsive and fair." via
. reports that the IRS - w/ new staff & funds made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act - has been able to answer nearly 90% of phone calls this tax season thus far, up from just 13% last year. If we want gov't to work, we have to give it the tools to work.
BREAKING: Nearly two dozen states support effort to reverse FDA approval of mifepristone. New, at : lawdork.com/p/republican-a…
The implementation of Microsoft's biomedical text-generation model is going viral on Github. BioGPT is trained on biomedical literature and achieved human parity. It is now the leader on the PubMedQA benchmark (81%). 🔗You can get code/models/weights: github.com/microsoft/BioG…
Tesla has seriously messed up here IMHO. They could have either adopted or beaten CCS a decade ago, but now they'll fall way behind and make their drivers use adapters everywhere, unless they seriously change course.
Senior White House officials asked Elon Musk during a private meeting last month for Tesla to make its extensive charging network available for use by other electric vehicles, according to two people with knowledge of the meeting. https://t.co/MiEJsPOYd0
The Washington Post @washingtonpost