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Long one today, but I didn’t have to do an addendum at the end, so there’s that.
It's an interesting thread, but the topline TL;DR is very useful. Indicates some evidence Putin is still a 'rational actor' but "It's a limited definition of 'rational.'"
If we sanction them back to the 90s, we should be prepared to help them the way we should have in the 90s.
Heat pumps are great. Technology Connections goes into detail about why they're the future of home heating, interesting stuff.
I don't know if this is a pipe dream, but it definitely seems like it'd be a good thing.
This is such an interesting graph! Although of course, gasoline is an input to like, everything, so higher costs also hit consumers indirectly.
It's a very impressive machine, and they still have one even higher-end machine they haven't yet upgraded to ARM.
Amusing also that they're complaining the vaccine is politicised.
Salim and I were both in the meeting where trade unions threatened CEQA lawsuits to oppose no-displacement projects adding tons of affordable homes. I don't think anyone, least of all trade unions, use CEQA to protect low income communities.
Russia's entire invasion force is like 200k.
Turns out if you pump enough anti-tank missiles into a warzone, soldiers will find other uses for them.