Favorites May 2nd 2023
Hopefully we're looking at a situation where the cause of different so somehow it only applies to relatively large banks. Because that pile of little pebbles last time is concerning.
As Yann LeCun notes, technological change has always been relatively slow to change employment patterns.
Maybe German diplomats think Russia would stop after attacking ask their bordering countries, so it's fine to not defend Ukraine
Extremely dystopian stuff. YA novel level dystopia even.
All the best housing policies all at once, YIMBY speedrun
• Discussion about how Pakistan has fared worse than Bangladesh despite lower measures of corruption and graft. TL;DR: graft isn't as bad if it happens to align incentives. Pay bribes in equity rather than cash (corporate taxes also achieve incentive alignment).
• Thread discussing Russia's aviation troubles due to sanctions. TL;DR: consumer ticket prices up 15-30% despite significant government subsidies.