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Midjourney makes good looking photos, but they still can’t really handle text. That’s supposed to be a 7-11.
They already have a good idea of how much we owe! Just give us a checkbox we can check to say we agree and pay it, Turbotax is evil, etc. Anyway, I’m happy some progress is being made.
Click through to the thread for a lot more data that makes the conclusion quite clear. I had definitely heard of the concept of a ‘food desert’ before, and I had previously totally believed it was a real thing.
This seems like a bad sign. Here's a post from Noah Smith on why China might choose to do this. I'm quite concerned!
Here's the article, to drive the point home, the subtitle reads: "We will need to mine millions of tonnes of minerals to transition to low-carbon energy. But we're currently mining billions of tonnes of fossil fuels every year."
• Short thread summarizing the Republican's current demands to raise the debt limit. There's a lot of wild stuff in there.