Favorites October 23rd 2022
There's discussion that Musk wants to cut Twitter's headcount by 75%. It seems unlikely to help with their newfound security problems or content moderation, but folks are making some reasonable arguments why it's not crazy.
As an example, he cites a prop in LA that passed with a million votes, 77% in favor, "But then when it comes to picking a site for homeless housing, 30-300 people show up to a "community meeting," complain it shouldn't be there, and it's blocked."
AI Colorizing isn't new, but this one's interface, where you provide a text prompt to help the model, seems to work really well. Ars Technica has an article about it
• Argument from Paul Poast that if Republicans take the house, they probably won't stop aid to Ukraine. I hope he's right.