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Really great visualizations, although perhaps this is not surprising for most people, but when you see tall buildings, that's environmentalism, not lawns. While we're at it, another study of new buildings on local rents is out, this one's from UC Berkeley, and shows that new construction in SF lowered rents within 100 meters by 2%.
Not sure if the embed shows the video, but they appear to be using metal poles that they've scavenged, so not even bladed weapons. This subtracts somewhat from his follow-up Dune reference "The slow blade penetrates the shield!" Here's a video of 'intense discussion' between the commanding officers. It's wild that we have video of all of this as it happens, somehow smartphones seem to have become even more ubiquitous.
Wow, I would not have predicted the shape of these graphs.
Don't forget, they've also set up full bedrooms in the Twitter offices.
• Short thread about a British town trying to save their school from being closed due to the fact that it has no students. TL;DR: they didn't allow any new homes, so no families live there.
• Thread summarizing today's CPI report. TL;DR: the fed is successfully fighting inflation. I especially appreciate that he includes a version that replaces the 'all rent' data with spot rent data, which fixes a known issue due to leases taking a long time to be renegotiated.