Favorites April 29th 2023
The scary part is that despite the fact that so many are losing confidence in the supreme court, it's not clear how that can result in any meaningful changes. Is the legislature really going to impeach over the pretty egregious ethics violations?
This sounds great, although I'm not sure how many of them they're going to sell if they really go ahead and remove CarPlay from them. Fords projections are also ambitious, but crucially IMO, CarPlay is staying.
Kind of a cool experiment, they managed to make it double-blind because during covid, TAs were answering questions via email, so it was possible to assign them male or female names without the TAs knowing what name was being shown. I also wonder whether students are less likely to be biased against women based on just seeing a name, maybe the bias only comes into play when they actually see or hear the person.
One big takeaway from this chart, as well as the whole thread, regarding recent Gallup polling, is pretty simple: don't invade other countries. Here's a pointer to an Axios article with a similar takeaway.
This is an unusual choice on Twitter's part. I saw one of these for Samsung's astrophotography where the community note was so harsh I almost wonder why Samsung left the ad up.
• Thread with a short demo of ChatGPT's new ability to import an Excel spreadsheet, describe it, automatically run regressions on it, and look for interesting patterns.