Favorites November 1st 2022
Everyone was talking about Elon Musk and Twitter, but there was enough of that over the past few days, it all ended up in the rejects today.
I just thought that mid-infrared photo looked really cool.
We really need to figure out ways to charge something like market rates for water.
Next in the same thread Fruman notes that no one knows why the relationship between vacancies and unemployment rates has changed over time.
• Really cool thread with some practical advice on using current AI tools to aid writing.
• Thread announcing Rewind, a MacOS app that acts as a local search engine for everything that happens on your computer, including audio from meetings and any text on the screen. David Lieb is a fan, and Greg Manly notes the similarity to ideas from the RecDiffs podcast.
• Interesting thread about how Vietnam's surge of new Universities between 2006 and 2013 changed their economy. TL;DR: it appears to have helped the structural transformation of Vietnam's economy.
• Short thread about HUD making changes to help allow manufactured (factory built) multi-family homes. This is one of the best opportunities for driving down the cost of home construction.