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Favorite Rejects 2023-04-02
Our beliefs about what others think have consequences. 87% of Saudi men privately agreed they supported women working, but 70% thought other men were less supportive. When they learned the real support, 6 month employment among their wives went up 179%. home.uchicago.edu/bursztyn/Mispe…
sfexaminer.com/forum/put-alge… I had seen this, but didn’t realize the author is black. tl;dr Rex pays $ for workarounds for his granddaughter to be able to take advanced math in SF, i.e. black families finding loopholes to get around a policy to help black families.🤦🏽♂️ End the circus.
"[T]he project is reasonably anticipated to yield a lab-generated monkeypox virus that is 1,000 times more lethal..than the monkeypox virus currently circulating in humans and that transmits as efficiently as the monkeypox virus currently circulating in humans."
"House Energy and Commerce Committee..today sent a letter to.. Lawrence Tabak,..[acting] director at the NIH, regarding details about a supercharged monkeypox experiment planned by an NIH researcher. " https://t.co/zKy0JdJvrg https://t.co/MtIM2eY3TY
Richard H. Ebright @R_H_Ebright
Eliezer seems to have deleted the “risking a nuclear war to stop AI research is acceptable because we can recover from nuclear war if a reproductive population survives” tweets. Perhaps he wants to make sure no one can accuse him of having said it even though he did.
Climate change will cause fairly extreme disruption to coastal cities all over the world 🌊 Think Shanghai 🇨🇳, Mumbai 🇮🇳, Tokyo 🇯🇵 and New York 🇺🇸 (1/2)
“Relax, it’s much worse than you think. We are now witnessing some of the effects of a decision made years ago by China to use every means and medium of intelligence-gathering at its disposal against the West. 1/